Do I risk my weekend?

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  1. Eddie dragon

    Eddie dragon Active Member
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    Had a phone call form an Asian fella called Freddie today. Aparantly his company is doing a deep clean of a local school. He won'ts a price for the work to be done this weekend. no access to view site till they arive tomorrow morning. I do know the school so asked about dirty green pvc facia on front of main building. Aparantly not just windows. Aparantly will decide when he checks them out tomorrow, if plastic domes on the roofs are to be done. Dosn't sound like mutch of a deep clean realy. Dosnt know if he won'ts me to do inside or just out. He won'ts a set price not an hourly rate. Carnt give him one till I see the ruddy thing properly. It's a day outside probably but longer an a pain if inside as I would have to pay someone just to foot a ladder for a lot of stupid high windows. Job also will be longer than a day inside an I'm all booked up next week. Just don't know about this one. Do I risk my weekend?
     
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  2. Njones

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    Trust your gut instinct - if you reckon its going to be more hassle than its worth, turn it down.
     
  3. tench0771

    tench0771 Grand Master
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    Ide walk away sounds like the guy is a pain in the ars if u ask me ...and he is Asian so probly try and get loads of extras for nuffing and then there will be the ussue with geting the money lol

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  4. Eddie dragon

    Eddie dragon Active Member
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    That does play a part tench. It always seams to take ages for them to pay.
     
  5. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    Sorry mate, too short notice, I'm fully booked this time of year, need at least a months notice and access to the site with yourself so we can see exactly what it is you want done, how long the job will take and only then can I give you a fair and accurate price. Otherwise if you want it this week I need to shift around a lot of regular clients and also the price would be £3000 if you want a 'blind quote' as I don't know what's truly involved. 50% payment on acceptance of quotation and the balance within 7 days.
    I look forward to your response. Regards, Mr Dragon.
     
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  6. tench0771

    tench0771 Grand Master
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    i dont mean to sound off with the asian's but every one ive delt with has bin the same im shore there are some that are fine but most seem the same ,im shore its there culture to try and haggle u down and try and swindle u out of pocket :rofl:
     
  7. tench0771

    tench0771 Grand Master
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    (not that is a very good way to respond to the guy) :thumbs:
     
  8. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    90% bang on Tenchy, I have a few good ones that I work for as they know me and know I wont put up with their ****. They want quality of service and I want to get paid. I am very careful about which ones I will take on.
     
  9. steve garwood

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    Nothing complicated about this. Its a simple no.
     
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  10. Williams Jet Wash

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    Sounds a pita to me he's allready dictating to you how what where and when this isn't the aim of the game. If you want/need more work canvass more regular work this weekend
     
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