How old is too old

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  1. Den

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    just wondering At what age would most of you guys think you will retire I'm 47 and hopeing to start getting into window cleaning the next couple of months I feel I have got a few years in me hopefully lol.
    What's the worst that happens to window cleaners (not falling off ladders) examples like repeatative strain injury etc.

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  2. Taxlossloz

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    Prob will never retire
    Someone will find an old dead guy amongst some wet cloths ...
     
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    Repetitive strain is def an issue
    You have to adjust technique to sort
     
  4. Den

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    Having had a chance to go through the forums so many posts lol but was think repeatative strain injury could be a problem I have a bit of a ankle and knee problem but not enough to stop me at the moment but who knows in ten years times.
     
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    don't think about retiring,alot can happen in 1 year when building your business,and when or- if you retire you could rent or take someone on who is trustworthy to help run your business and still earn money.buy the lightest poles,brushes etc from the outset.standing further back from cleaning a property or properties will help eleiviate neck strain
     
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    Thanks Mark good advise regarding standing back what about doing trad cleaning using ladders and any other equip etc.
     
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    you could always keep just afews jobs when your going to finish always gd pocket money and your meeting folk
     
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    i also suffer with bad knees from time to time.i take cod liver oil tablets and -is it glucostamine tablets every day.i strap my knee up when it starts causing me pain,it comes and goes.i find my problems with aches and pains start when im not cleaning windows as apposed to cleaning windows.again decent light equipment.dont buy twice,buy once
     
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  10. Den

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    Good advise fellas thanks.
     
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