Buying a trad round and poling it.

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  1. Solarpanelcleanington

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    Has anyone done this? What sort of drop out rate did you get? Is it too much of a gamble? Any tips please. Cheers.
     
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  2. Trev81

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    I'd of thought no problem as they will get frames and hard to reach windows cleaned and all doors, something alot of trads dont do.
    Id go look at a few houses that he does and see what they look like. Then its upto you to convert em to the modern way.
     
  3. Eddie dragon

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    I sub work of glass only Trad guy. Lost three out of 2k work. Most customers love it as frames get done every time. All the windows that previously couldn't be done add more money than the three that canceled. Explaining to fascinated customers watching you clean first time gives you best chance ever to sell conservatory roof and other add ons.
    Wfp been around so long now they have seen it before but not the results.
     
  4. David K

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    It's doable! Know guys that gotten away with it fine . In our country wfp isn't even that normal a sight... Of course there's a drop out rate , but that would happen either way . I expect about 5-10% drop-out , and its Seem to be what i heard from others in my area .
     
  5. CMRwindowcleaning

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    Yep I've done it didn't really have a problem most people don't care as long as Windows are clean and they love the fact the Windows over sloped roof or conservatory gets done. Few drop off but I think they would even if you stayed trad. The key is confidence in your method it makes the new custies a bit more confident in it too.
     
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    Going on from my last post, if I was the buy one I'd personally expect a % rise if the area your buying is mostly trad.
     
  7. Solarpanelcleanington

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    Cheers gents. Just need to find the money now.....
     
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