Help please! Is 4000 properties enough for wheelie bin cleaning service?

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  1. Rossco78

    Rossco78 Newcomer
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    Hi. Thinking about starting a new wheelie bin washing business, there are 4000 properties in my town. Can anyone advise if that is enough houses to make a good round.
     
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  2. Duncs

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    i,ve been watching a guy in my town father and son set up £3 a pop these guys are doing great
    but they are the only guys in the town.
    They follow the bin man and looks like they have lots of graft.Is there anyone else doing it in your town,
    It only takes minutes to clean the bins if you have loads together gd coin can be made
     
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  4. Duncs

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    missed that rosso
     
  5. Rossco78

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    Thanks for reply Duncs nobody in town doing it and most people have couple of bins.
     
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    the guys only clean the general waste bins [ gray ) the blue bins for paper waste dont get cleaned
    I always thought great idea
     
  7. Rossco78

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    Cheers for help Duncs good point. Think wheelie bin cleaning/window cleaning would be a safer bet.
     
  8. Declan Mc

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    We have 2/3 operators here doing that. Spoke to one, really cool guy, but looks like real dirty work, and struggled a bit to see the viability - custom vehicle with water blaster etc. and price seemed low enough to make you wonder about how much actual profit is in it. Think there'd be over 100,000 homes here though.
     
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    Declan Mc ...
    Custom vehicle and water blaster?

    Round here they all have standard vans with a pressure washer and 500L or 1000L water tanks. Nothing particularly custom about that.
     
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    Hey Green.

    Perhaps 'custom' was a slight exaggeration but I haven't seen anything similar before. The bin actually gets put in the back of the van on its side, and waterblasted/cleaned. Presumably this is to prevent dirt/water going everywhere.
     
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