Forgot To Put Customer In Diary And Hands Smell From Gloves?

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  1. buzzing

    buzzing Active Member
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    I keep smelling something that smells like dog p**, I think it's from my window cleaning gloves, not matter how much I wash my hands after wearing my window cleaning gloves (like a wet suit material) my hands still smell, should I soke the gloves or put in washing machine?

    Also at least two of my customers I forgot to put in my diary that I was doing them after four weeks or whatever, one called me up and i apologised, but this really old guy I went around- when i met him he thought I was a guy trying to sell him £8000 new windows, i said I was the window cleaner, then he seemed to remember and said oh you came then didn't come back( i was 3 weeks late) i explained that I had forgotten to put him in the diary. He went on about money problems, when I asked if it was because I hadn't come on the right day ( 3 weeks late) he sort of nodded, but I couldn't tell if he knew what I was saying or whether he had dementia or whether cos he was from Bournemouth (the South Coast) he wouldn't say what he thought and wouldn't answer my question about if it was cos I was late (I find people from the south coast don't say what they think and this is annoying).

    Should I bother going around again? Anyone lost customers like this?
     
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  2. Oliver

    Oliver Well-Known Member
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  3. Neil

    Neil Grand Master
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    I use gloves and my hands starting to smell, its the sweat from your hands mate don't wear gloves in the summer because you will get brown arms from the sun and white hands lol trust me last year was the worst I looked like I had problems lol
     
  4. Oliver

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    So Neil you looked like MJ last year then? Lol
     
  5. mark m

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    I live in the south coast you plonker :Image3:
     
  6. buzzing

    buzzing Active Member
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    do you say what u think ? or give people a confusing mix of information. (people like to know where they stand mate!) I am from south Milton Keynes/Northampton, but they are not as weird as people from Bournemouth

    you recommend washing the gloves or soaking them?
     
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    Well I think you understand the nut cases up north, where as you don't understand the normal people down south.
    It's the same thing the other way around too.
    Lol
     
  8. HotWash Window Cleaners

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    I'm from the west Country, they are proper mixed up down here.
    Janners here, Janners there, Janners everywhere.
     
  9. OoO

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    I would invest in George (window cleaning software)

    As for smell, change the gloves. If they are anything like the unger ones (wet suit type material) they were smelly!
     
  10. buzzing

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    What ones don't make your hands smell so much? I like wearing gloves because I can then push my hands all over the place I feel braver if there's spiders and filth etc and keeps hands out of sun as well i guess, I wear long sleeves so stay white all over.

    Just got George from google, if it's on your computer can you use it to remind you and if your computer's not switched on how can it remind you? I just put the addresses into the diary on my phone, but obviously forgot sometimes- can George help me with my forgetfulness?
     
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