Advice for a starter, please?

Discussion in 'Traditional Window Cleaning' started by doce, Aug 13, 2014.

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  1. doce

    doce Newcomer
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    Planning to start in business cleaning windows in the Grantham area. No real experience to speak of, but I'm happy to work hard.

    Got the ladders, but can people recommend decent squeegees, rubbers, T-Bars/sleeves etc please?
     
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  2. daveyboy

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    Welcome bud
    Look on trad forum and I think it is the top thread "tradders"
    Some of us have pre empted this question with our own suggestions. .hope it helps
     
  3. doce

    doce Newcomer
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    Thanks - that's very helpful. I should have spotted that! My brother recommended GBPro stuff (from green-bear.co.uk) but I can't see it mentioned - is it any good does anyone know?
     
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    No idea..I personally use Unger but an ettore porcupine sleeve
    Unger and ettore are the best ones I think
    Have a look on window cleaning warehouse
    They are cheaper than wintecs and have a few deals on kits etc
     
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    norm Grand Master
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    hey doce welcome never heard of GBpro either but good luck on starting up i use same as daveyboy1 unger squeegee and ettore porcupine scrubber/washer
    have got stuff from w.c.w. and wintecs with no probs
     
  6. Smurf

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    Hi & welcome to the forum doce :thumbsup:
     
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    hi and welcome to the fun forum doce:)i hope your not a crafty spammer....as that would be very clever but naughty...and we already got a bear on here...
     
  8. boarcity

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    #8 boarcity, Aug 14, 2014
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    hello Doce

    hit the ground running with a daily plan of door knocking+ home grown leaflets that will kick start your rota . write down this plan in an exercise book and tick off each day with results and notes . that exercise book wants to be with you tucked in your back pocket for at least 3 months, not stuffed in a drawer at home

    dont make excuses not to go - bad weather forecast , bad back ,local airshow
     
  9. Tony Hall

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    Hi Doce and welcome to the forums, we've got a good bunch here. I to am about to start being a Trad Windie, I also have most equipment by Unger as its a really good make and I like the colour green;) If you have any questions then these are the guys to ask, and hopefully like me you'll learn lots:)
     
  10. rugbywolf

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    Best keep to the well known basic stuff.
     
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