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Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Franchesca Gardner, Apr 10, 2013.

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  1. Hi everyone,

    I am asking this question for two reasons, firstly I am looking in to the investment of a window cleaning business to run along side my fathers current cleaning business, secondly because I am writing an assignment for college and need some rough prices.

    How much would it averagely cost to purchase a pole window cleaning kit, new or second hand?
    If there are other costs, such as insurance etc, that need to be taken in to consideration?
    and the on going costs for water treatment etc?

    Your answers will be much appreciated.

    Fran
     
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  2. Smurf

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    Can give you some links to contact a few suppliers directly for futher info might be best. Everyone on here uses different kit and I'm sure the suppliers of products and services would be happy to help you out.

    Gleaming insurance http://www.gleaminginsurance.co.uk/

    Van insurance - ask your farther who he uses

    Gardiner poles systemes http://www.gardinerpolesystems.co.uk/

    Pure Freedom http://www.purefreedom.co.uk/

    There are a lot more but that should be enough for now to get enough info for your assignment.
     
  3. Richard

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    [SIZE=medium]Depends on the wfp system & van; average weekly cost including operating cost can be between £150 -£200 in the first few years. You’re unlikely to get it much below £150 per week.[/SIZE]

    [SIZE=medium]As Smurf said you need to contact suppliers and put together a plan of your own[/SIZE]

    [SIZE=medium]Richard[/SIZE]
     
  4. Tuffers

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    £150-£200 per week costs?
     
  5. Smurf

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    hmmmm I thought that too Tuffers if you would care to explain in more detail Richard.
     
  6. Tuffers

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    Diesel, insurance, public liability, loan for van?

    Maybe Richard is thinking loans for everything?
     
  7. Belfastcleaning

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    My running costs are approx £95 a week..
     
  8. OoO

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    £200 a week? Lol
     
  9. Richard

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    [SIZE=medium]For new starts using wfp, the set up & operating cost over the first few years will be more than they think. When they have had the van &wfp system for a few years or more, the figure can go down. [/SIZE]

    [SIZE=medium]The amount does depend on the start up investment and the lifetime use of the equipment. [/SIZE]

    [SIZE=medium]Richard[/SIZE]
     
  10. Tuffers

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    Still none the wiser.
     
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