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Discussion in 'Traditional Window Cleaning' started by emoclean, Oct 28, 2013.

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  1. emoclean

    emoclean Newcomer
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    Just wondered how many use cars compared to van as I use a estate car but have thought about a change?
     
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    Eclipse Well-Known Member
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    A van gives a better impression to customers in my opinion, no matter whether you're trad or wfp.
     
  3. Dodger

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    I just bought a Renault scenic and taking the centre rear seat out. Looking for a small long slim tank now to go down middle and having back suspension sorted by a mate. will carry enough water for my purposes v
     
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    C-THROUGH Active Member
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    I have had both in the past but currently use a car as it suits my business better!
    I disagree with people that say that it looks more professional or that it gives a better impression if you have a van as in my opinion as long as you act professional and do a good job 99% of customers would not care if you arrived on a chocolate bike!
    It is about the job you do.
    Just my opinion!!
     
  5. tench0771

    tench0771 Grand Master
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    i used to have a astra estate i liked it cos the roof was low geting ladders off was easy good on fuel an nce an nippy for when i went colecting but it was to small as i got more kit so had to get a van fiat scudo 4 me i thault it is mce easer an no issu with space ide never go bk to car again if i was trad only then ide get a car but im 60 40 wfp so i think van suts me beta the good thing about a van is it comes in very handy 4 other stuff ie moving house hobbys or wat ever so van all the way 4 me
     
  6. johnny bravo

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    i use an estate car at the moment, just cover seats up , messy when it gets wet. backpack and 25 litre drums. 27 clx, trad gear in back. best of both as allinson says
     
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    If I was fitting a tank, or carrying around a lot of drums I'd go the van route. A little split in a hose, or a drum tipping over can cause havoc. Most van electrics are up out the way, estate cars etc have electrics along the floor.
     
  8. emoclean

    emoclean Newcomer
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    im fully trad at mo but toying with the idea of wfp trolley to do upstairs so to do away with ladders
     
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    you will be glad you did when the autumn winds come, bad time for climbing ladders bedroom height.
     
  10. tench0771

    tench0771 Grand Master
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    thats one thing i hated was damp bk seats i used to carry 10 25l drums trollie to poles an trad gear an me dog in his big cage was a bit cramped lol
     
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