Does It Worth To Clean A School - If I Have To Spend The Whole Payment On Equipment?

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by sdrah, May 15, 2013.

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  1. sdrah

    sdrah Guest

    I was asked by a school manager to give them a quote - it is one clean per year - and after I had a look around I thought to charge 420 per clean.

    however - If I take the job - I have to buy an extension for my 25ft Gardiner - as it is a 3 storey building - and I will also need a tank (as right now I use 25L containers) - And because my combo has only a 500 kg Payload - I might need to hire a trailer to stock more water - as I recon I would need few tons ?

    does it worth all this hassle ? and money
     
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  2. sdrah

    sdrah Guest

    I don't think I will need a 45 + ft pole for other jobs - as most I do domestic
     
  3. Oliver

    Oliver Well-Known Member
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    I would say yes, if I get a job that requires extra tools equipment I would just make sure the job covers the cost of what you need, invest it in & im happy with that as I see it as doing the job for the equipment & then you have it there for any other big jobs that come up
     
  4. David Taylor

    David Taylor Well-Known Member
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    depends what you want from your business. Just enough to get by or to grow it into something better.
     
  5. rcproperty

    rcproperty Hero
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    it might be worth it in the long run, you never know what might pop up.

    or

    do you know anyone that could help you with it or borrow some bits from??
     
  6. Mr B shine

    Mr B shine Active Member
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    ^^^wot they said^^^

    , it depends where you see yourself going and if you can cover the equipment cost and have it to hand for anything that may come your way that woulod be good in my eyes
     
  7. sdrah

    sdrah Guest

    ok thanks - totally agree with the above - as it will fully cover the cost of everything i buy

    just don't like the idea - being once a year : )
     
  8. Catherine

    Catherine Guest

    Agree with the others, think you have to have it in your mindset, that if you invest, you have to push on and proactively seek other work, good luck
     
  9. Mart1001

    Mart1001 Well-Known Member
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    You'll also maybe get more advice, once this thread is moved to the correct section.
     
  10. Gmeister

    Gmeister Grand Master
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    Not sure what this was doing in the trad forum!
    Moved to the wfp forum, not sure how this one escaped the net!
     
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