Giving work to another window cleaner

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  1. Clisty1989

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    Quick question. I've got 2 customers that are a bit out of my way and have found someone with a round on the area, how's the best way to go about it? Should I tell the customers well in advance or let the other bloke deal with it? Any advice and tips would be great
     
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  2. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    Go and get more in that area and build a days worth, I am so over giving away work.

    If it's too far for me it's too far and I will let the customer deal with it themselves, over the years I have passed loads of work to other windies and it's always a one way street.
     
  3. TolishAPurd

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    Not exactly sure what you're asking, but if you are just looking to get rid then give them his number, and tell them to say you sent them- it makes them feel like they are being looked after.;) Also the windy will know it was you that sent them and maybe, good karma. Never ever palm off **** ones though. If they are even slightly troublesome, give them a fake number, or just stop turning up.
     
  4. Clisty1989

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    I've tried to get more down there but there are loads of window cleaners there, the only reason I got those is because 1 just moved in and got there first and the other had a window that there window cleaner refused to do as it meant going on a flat roof i have canvassed it to death to no avail
     
  5. SPCleaning

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    I would send them a letter stating that you are no longer able to clean their windows and forget it. I have given work to others and they have failed to turn up. Then the phone calls start, wanting to know when the new window cleaner is coming, or why he/she is not answering their phone.
     
  6. Damo

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    Send a letter, sent quite a few out this year.

    I dropped 90£ in one town, in 3 years i never picked up anymore work. I ummed and arrrr'd for months. On the Sunday the letters went out and i felt better.

    I couldn't get it into my head that i needed to just drop them. I saw it as bad business. This £90 would see me averaging £20 per hour at best. On the Tuesday same week i got a call about a commercial job i quoted a few months back andddddddddddd its £90 takes 2 hours inc 10 min travel time (5 mins from normal round)

    Dropping work is deffo the thing todo. So far i am quids in this year on restructuring. I was thinking employment wayyyyyyyy to early. My turnover has increased by 10-20% and all i have done is dropped/lost or gained better work.

    I have about 40 houses up for sale/sold process. Each one will get a price increase!
     
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