Google earth

Discussion in 'Chit Chat & Introductions' started by armagh27, Oct 27, 2015.

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  1. armagh27

    armagh27 Well-Known Member
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    Just used Google earth to do my first quote anyone else have some lazy tips lol oh and I got the job happy days....
     
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  2. Tuffers

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    Yes, for gutter clearing. Well it gives me an idea of the size of house, I zoom in and go 2 4 6 8, oh funk it £75 :rofl:
     
  3. Trev81

    Trev81 Guru
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    Yes use it a lot, picked up a nice gutter clear tonight for Friday using it. Nice to get a idea on house size to give them a cost, I always base gutters on a straight clear out job, extra if I inspect and there are blocked downpipes.
     
  4. Cookie

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    I've used Google Earth & Street Map for pricing up a few jobs before. Sometimes it's worked out OK other times I've priced too low. Sometimes you can't work out what the access is like.... I think in future I'll provide a ball park figure and then adjust as necessary.
     
  5. daveyboy

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    I use google maps with street view if possible and always say "about £??"
    That way it could be a couple of quid either way
     
  6. Diwrnach

    Diwrnach Grand Master
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    Do the same as Davey, if I quote blind I always make it clear that it may be more or less but always give a more accurate quote when I go to do the job, never been turned away once there, but then never had to increase price much either.
     
  7. peter rogers

    peter rogers Grand Master
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    use it every house to see were am going at least and to give me an idea
     
  8. SkulBlaker

    SkulBlaker Well-Known Member
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    Used it everytime I've given a price for gutters, sometimes it can be a pain as it doesn't always give you the right house number, so be careful, and like the others it's always an 'about' price.
     
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