Being late

Discussion in 'Chit Chat & Introductions' started by Posh, Nov 12, 2014.

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  1. Posh

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    With the weather lately I'm gonna struggle to get everyone done before Xmas as usual.
    Just wondering how your all doing with this weather. Are you behind & how much.
    Another day off as it pi££ed down today again.
     
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    You can only do what you can Posh
     
  3. cheapncheerful

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    hey your not as far behind as me....i am actually embarrassed to go in one area that is due as i last cleaned them at the end of july...

    and that feckin weather man had it raining till two here....it stopped about ten and never started again...bright sunshine at 12.30 but i really really needed to get some stuff done on the house...so although i felt guilty i feel happy to have tidied up the garden and moved stuff around.....i mean bonfire night was a while back now and that heap of charcoal needed shifting etc...

    but i was annoyed as it looked the same forecast as friday when i waited patiently for them to be wrong with the rain forecast and they were right so i had to sleep in the car and today they were wrong ...here anyway...

    i used to hate the xmas build up stress as all your customers expect you in the final week but not anymore...most forget in the general stressy period....this is the reason all my monthly work is done in the first week of the month so i dont have to be bothered too much at xmas...
     
  4. Natty1972

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    Not behind yet ... The next few days look wet ... We'll see ??? I hate that too everyone expects there windows cleaned the last week before Xmas ... We'll see
     
  5. boarcity

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    i dont let anybody be more than 1 week overdue , 99% are bang on year round. its a slog keeping it that way but needs must,on time or theyll start cancelling guaranteed
     
  6. Shiny

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    I'm not doing too bad at the moment, about a week behind. But that can all change very quickly if we get more days like today, forecast for here is fine tomorrow rain for Friday so just don't know how it will be by Xmas, most customers do understand the weather situation but for some reason because it gets near Xmas they start panicking....can't think why maybe it's just because they want to see me to give me a big Xmas tip....!!! ( not ) lol
     
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    I'm determined to be on time this month but we'll see. Been late every month so far lol.
     
  8. cheapncheerful

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    any one else say oh yes of course i will see you again before xmas when in fact you know you wont.....

    i do remember one week nicely finishing my area on friday just before xmas to find the winter storms over the weekend had plastered the windows with six months muck....i just ran around and cleaned all the bottom ones again....

    most xmas run ups seem to be very wet and dark ....if they are going to tip they will in the new year anyway...i do like to sneak off early as you will find out....but then i sit by waiting for the phone to ring thinking please dont ring....

    i do like the monthly fiver one i do that suddenly left me a tenner saying for next time...some people know how not to tip.....me thinks that will be a quick clean next month...
     
  9. daveyboy

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    Not late yet
    Only just got enough custys for a round though
    250+ and building.in fits.and starts
     
  10. Posh

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    I've got just enough days till Xmas to get everyone in with 2 days grace. Praying we get a decent weather but know we won't. Have to be a few Saturdays maybe. May cut round down next year. Just cannot keep up. Something always comes up.
     
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