Getting Rid Of My Trad Customers.

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by OoO, Feb 2, 2013.

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  1. OoO

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    Been trimming out the trad customers in jan.

    Just got rid of the last one. Only trad will be keeping now are pubs and commercial.

    We was left with about 10 houses when we converted to wfp. They never liked the system, so we kept on as trad. Thing is every trad customer had problems with windows. That's why they didnt like the system.

    So happy means the ladders will come off only for access.

    Been passing the work onto a lad. He is mega happy :D
     
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  2. Newbie123

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    It's a good sign when you can drop customers and great to see wfp and trad co existing at a happy medium better still if he passes one or two back to you not a luxury I expect when I get started but a point I would like to get to
     
  3. OoO

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    It's was a real shame and most customers
    Understood the situation.

    When you do 7 terraced houses and one in trad
    It's a pain. Is not their fault the windows won't pole.

    He passes us leads on pest control. So it's all good.
     
  4. BostonMike

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    I have done the same. I am no longer use to climbing ladders so the last time I was on a ladder I felt a little bit scared. I was only up about 20ft. Funny how we get use to things.
     
  5. OoO

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    I am too slow and fat now anyways lol.
     
  6. Gmeister

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    Why not stick a man in a van for trad like you said in another post?
     
  7. OoO

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    For 10 houses? Christ I ain't made of money.
     
  8. Gmeister

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    Doesnt matter then lol, thought you had a few wfp vans and a trad van...
     
  9. OoO

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    Ahhh no. Only got wfp vans. Not got just a trad van.

    If a round come up for say £1500 PCM I would be tempted to buy a small van and put a chap in it. That's assuming its trad and not wfp. But tbh i don't really want to do that.

    Wfp has made me very lazy :(
     
  10. nearlyclean

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    Most of my old trad customers that where hard to pole due to flaky paint work or those metal frames, gradually got their windows sorted. Ones that refused to be wfp and I couldn't see a reason why to continue trad I got rid. Now the ladders rarely come on with me its great be ladder less
     
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