Hi Everyone, I'm From Ss6 Essex

Discussion in 'Chit Chat & Introductions' started by SS6 Window Cleaner, Jun 16, 2012.

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  1. Hi all,

    I'm in Rayleigh Essex, I'm new to the forum and a virgin window cleaner.

    I've never cleaned windows, guttering or facia boards before, but I am thinking about trying it out to see if its a job for me.

    I'm after any tips or advice, my plan is to clean my own windows and gutters etc first.

    I want to start using tradition methods.

    What would people advise I need to buy as a starter kit?

    What type of ladder?

    Do I need insurances etc?

    I will welcome any guidance from the experienced hands out there!

    Tony
     
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  2. And one last question, what is the realistic earning potential........... without killing myself doing 12 hour days 7pm days a week!
     
  3. Belfastcleaning

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    Welcome to the forum mate.

    I have 24ft doubles and reach all 2nd floor windows.

    For trad you will need:

    Squeegee with a few different sized channels
    Applicator
    Spare squeegee rubbers
    Pouch
    Bucket on a belt
    Few scrims
    Bucket
    glass sSwear word!er
    Soap

    I prefer unger gear..

    Earning potential will be what you can make it, you decide your prices, this is one of the things that's differs most between cleaners.. But you want to be earning at least £20 per hour
     
  4. Belfastcleaning

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    I would recommend you get insurance for your own protection and your custys
     
  5. All Round Cleaning

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    Welcome to the forum .

    Im new too and when im on the glass im averaging over £20.00 per hr . This is after initial cleans though as these take a while longer .
     
  6. Paul

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    Hi Tony welcome to the forum
     
  7. harunh

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    Welcome to the forum
     
  8. Gav

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    Welcome :p
     
  9. Dodger

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    Ditto on that, welcome to the forum mate. I'm same with mostly Unger gear as well and a couple of hundred quid should sort you out with the gear.
     
  10. Posh

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    Greetings.
     
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