giving shops a go

Discussion in 'Managing Your Business' started by paul40, Apr 25, 2016.

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  1. paul40

    paul40 Newcomer
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    hi guys ive been cleaning residentials for a few months now and im looking to give shops a try. how does one go about applying for shop cleans is it just like canvassing call in and give the manager a quote? or do ya apply in writing?
     
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  2. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    Just the same. However banks, chain stores etc are often on nationwide contracts. Also it is usually very low price per job work.

    Only way I would consider shops is if I were buying a well established round with many in a row as the only real money in shops is stack em high sell em cheap.
     
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    paul40 Newcomer
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    are you saying shops, pubs, stores isnt great money? would you recommend sticking to residential?
     
  4. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    Around here mate the shops are a waste. Iceland = 15 panes 10ft x 4ft each. They pay £5 per clean.

    Pubs are good if you get on the independants but chains such as Toby and Crown are under national contracts.
     
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    £5 per pane? Something else I'm looking advice in is builders cleans. To do builder cleans do I have to have a company name or is being self employed enough? What type of insurance would ya need for builders cleans?
     
  6. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    You wish :)) £5 per clean (off the whole building) not each pane!
     
  7. paul40

    paul40 Newcomer
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    Ahh **** that
     
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    I'm liking doing shop fronts on a Saturday, picked up the odd residential from being visible this way. **** prices though yeah.
     
  9. Markyboy 50

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    I love shops. Would do em all day everyday if I could. But as green says u need loads in a row then just run along em before they open. I hate cleaning houses. Locked gates and dog poo. Then they have the builders in for 3 month so they stop you. Just hate it. Give me shops or a school etc
     
  10. Markyboy 50

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    And builders cleans. To much health n safety. Bloody mission statements stating the obvious when it's just common sense. Ok rant over
     
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