Checkatrader, what do you think?

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  1. Matthew Phillips

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    I was told by a lady last week that she gets a lot of work from checkatrader (she does general household cleaning)
    But at £11 a week, it is expensive. Do you have it or did have it? What do you think about it? I'm not sure I want to spend £40 a month on it.

    Thanks for any feedback guys.

    Matt
     
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  2. Clearvision

    Clearvision cleaning since 2015
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    I've never had it and never will, you have to get 3-4 jobs a week to make it worth it (avg price) I don't personally think it's worth it


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  3. peter rogers

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  4. Rosewood

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    Never tried it but remember your getting a customer who actively sort you out so in theory it should be a good one. So it's £40 / month if you get two semi's first month let's say they bring in £25 a month so now it's only costing you £15 / month if you only get one a month in less than four months you've covered the cost.
    so as long as you keep them your into profit. But like I said I've never tried it so know idea of response. For it to work I think you need to be the only windy in your area. But then again I might be talking rubbish.
     
  5. peter rogers

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    I contacted them las year and they said it be more beneficial if I pushed my gutter cleaning etc as its higher priced work but didn't go for it as to much money on one thing
     
  6. steve garwood

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    Rip off merchants I.m.o. If you want to put a good comment about a service, straight on, no probs. When it comes to a negative comment, it can take up to three weeks and they make it as difficult as possible.
    Kelvin McKenzie in the sun newspaper is trying to get this practice stopped.
    I know this is true from personal experience. I complained about the shoddy workmanship when I had my soffits and fascias done. Checkatrade were as helpful as a turd in a swimming pool
     
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