Checkatrade

Discussion in 'Gutter & Fascia Cleaning' started by KieMan, Jul 4, 2015.

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  1. KieMan

    KieMan Member
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    signed up for Checkatrade yesterday just for Gutter Cleaning - didn't want window cleaning as imo there is not enough value in travelling large areas for small jobs (£15-£30) but as regards to gutter cleaning my prices start at £50. Know a few don't think advertising work but I can't see any other way of pulling gutter cleaning jobs in. I have a gutter vac etc and just not getting enough work through my regular window cleaning customers - Checkatrade have offered me a money back guarantee on first year investment (£703) for membership so hopefully fairly risk free. I like that fact that with it you become Surrey Trading Standards approved (area I work in) will keep you posted if it works for me and if I get many jobs from it....just wanted to know if anyone else uses Checkatrade just for Gutter Cleaning and how well they do off it.
     
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  2. bill

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    I've been on it for 6 months haven't had many jobs from it I think you have to have the logo on your flyers and get posting that's the best way it works for me
     
  3. TolishAPurd

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    700 notes would buy you a lot of advertising, I hope its worth it for you.
     
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  4. bill

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    I think it works if you put the time in doing flyers with the logo on you can't just leave it to them
     
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    hows checkatrade treating you? spudly
     
  6. The tattood one

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    Looked at it...n seemed a bit high for the maybe youll get a call lark....dint bother
     
  7. Matt Clarke

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    I was on checkatrade for about two years I think I was one of the first in my area. I found for window cleaning word of mouth is better. When quoting for work giving a custy a 3or 4 report is a bit excessive.
    For general maintenance and other work it stemmed to work.
    I had one bad review because the custy didn't understand the feedback form
    On the whole I think it's good for builders but for windys I'll stick to word of mouth and door knocking £700 is a lot of money
     
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