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Discussion in 'Chit Chat & Introductions' started by unit, May 10, 2016.

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  1. unit

    unit Guest

    Had a message on face book from a young lady asking am I a window cleaner,to that I replied yes,and this was the response.

    Great thanks. When r u free? I would like a one off of windows and sills etc If that ok? And then windows cleaned every 6 weeks or so through the summer?

    Now I'm not a fan of one offcleans,and this is the first time I have been asked for summer cleans.
    I'm not being proud or pig headed,as that's why I'm asking peoples opinions before I text back.

    But let's face it,I'm going to use my UBIK and time scrubbing them frames up,then next summer she will call me again to do same.

    What should I do?
  2. boarcity

    boarcity Guest

    if you want to do it,reply. if not,dont reply and block her on facebook from messaging you
  3. unit

    unit Guest

    Do you think it would look bad not doing one off cleans?
  4. Adams0211

    Adams0211 Guru

    Oct 9, 2014
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    Give her a high first clean price and then a high six weekly price so it's worth your while. She probably won't go for it but at least you'll be well paid if she does.

    Then charge her a high first clean price again when she contacts you this time next year.

    Or tell her that you work all year round and don't take on customers just for the summer.

    Personally I'd do it if it wasn't out of my way and I had space for new customers.

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  5. Duncs

    Duncs Grand Master

    Mar 29, 2013
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    had one today got caught out
    cleaning this house and nabour came out wanting her windows cleaned
    I was thinking two together ,canny go wrong plus thought it was new folk in the house,
    last folk was dirty minging.
    took the job on windows was totally stinking then she told me was,int her house but sons only going to be one off
    took ages, waste of time
  6. boarcity

    boarcity Guest

    look bad to who? its your business so you do it YOUR way . dont bend
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  7. daveyboy

    daveyboy Legend

    Jul 10, 2014
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    I do this job so i can call the shots
    If i don't want to do something i will just say sorry but no
  8. unit

    unit Guest

    Thanks chaps.
  9. Trev81

    Trev81 Guru

    Apr 16, 2015
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    Just charge what you want for it first clean, then leave it upto her for ongoing cleans.
  10. matt18

    matt18 Member

    Dec 27, 2014
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    swerve it, sounds like a chaotic person.
    I would fill that space with someone who wants it all year every year.