A bloke ask me to clean his windows for £3.50

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  1. davewindowcleaner

    davewindowcleaner Well-Known Member
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    My customer told me a neighbour next door ask for me to pop round to give him a quote which I was happy to do.

    This morning I told him it be £12, the same I charge next door. He had a disgusted look on his face.

    '' I wasn't expecting to pay anymore than a fiver'' he also said to me ''the last windows cleaner only charge me £3.50"

    This is his house he want me to clean for under a fiver!
     

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  2. davewindowcleaner

    davewindowcleaner Well-Known Member
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    I was going to clean it with my wfp because of all the windows frames.

    This is the same house as this bloke next door that I clean wiyh my ladder
     

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  3. daveyboy

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    Tell him you'll clean the big bottom one in the pic for 3.50 the rest is down to him
    Cheeky beggar
     
  4. davewindowcleaner

    davewindowcleaner Well-Known Member
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    What wound me up is that I didn't really stick up for myself...I just walk away.

    As soon I was in car I was thinking I should of gone back and explained why I am charging 12 pound.

    Would he go up the ladder for 3.50.. Of course not! Also wfp don't come cheap and there is petrol to pay... London is not a cheap place to live an all
     
  5. TolishAPurd

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    3 POUND F*K%ING FIFTY!!!!! :mad:

    I think I would have just punched him.
     
  6. cheapncheerful

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    i think he is stuck in the eighties...:D
     
  7. davewindowcleaner

    davewindowcleaner Well-Known Member
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    Lol... That a bit far but I think he's is one of those people who tend to look down on you cos I do one of those sh##y jobs he wouldn't dream of doing. I have come across a few, only a few minds you.
     
  8. davewindowcleaner

    davewindowcleaner Well-Known Member
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    He didn't look that much older than me and I was born in 82

    Older customers I find are great but it a few of those youngest ones that surprised me.
     
  9. TolishAPurd

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    They are quite common round here unfortunately. The funny thing is you probably earn more then him.
     
  10. PTWC

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    I would have said , 'is that what you thought?, well I think looking at it closely, the price is £15 every 8 weeks or £12 every 4 weeks, its up to you, what you want.
    Let me know how often you want them done.'
    And then walk away.
    He is obviously being obtuse.
     
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