"I already have a window cleaner"

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Calum Jennings, Dec 7, 2015.

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  1. Calum Jennings

    Calum Jennings Active Member
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    "I already have a window cleaner, although I haven't seen him in a while. How much do you charge, out of interest?"

    "£15 front and back"

    "He only charges £4"
     
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    "ok mrs well cheers then, hope he turns up soon for ya"
     
  3. Trev81

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    I wonder why she hasn't seen him for a while :whistle:
     
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    It says it all!
     
  5. adamangler

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    I cleaned a carpet today, asked her if theres a window cleaner round here

    yes but he comes when he wants..

    oh ok how much does he charge btw?

    well it was £5.50, but another guy started in the area so he lowered his prices for bungalows to £3

    £3!

    yes she did say £3

    then she even moaned about the quality of his work
     
  6. Calum Jennings

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    You get what you pay for. Most of these houses I saw today, were filthy. The windows were clearly dirty and the sills etc were just another story.


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    Also very interesting how I gave no indication that this was a woman, but you were correct in saying "Mrs" and "she". I wonder why...? lol


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    They were probably on the dole we get lots of them in my area here today and gone tomorow
     
  9. mark

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    I never ask what the previous window cleaner charges. if they want a quote that is!!its people like this who give window cleaners a bad name-with these dumb ass prices.
     
  10. Trev81

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    #10 Trev81, Dec 7, 2015
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    I went out to quote a full house clean up last fri that came from a regular window cleaning customer recommending me to his farther in law, when I called him to arrange a time to come up he gave me the job requirements (guuter clear, clean up etc etc) but stressed I can't use you for windows I'm afraid as we have a window cleaner who is great and we are really happy with him had him for ages…

    Get to the house, big 4/5 detached out in the country, very nice ££££ area, the complete house was in a really bad state, weed system growing out of all gutters and they have a serious moss issue on the roof, however the worst parts of the house were the Windows!!! Jesus I had to look the other way when he was telling me about their window cleaner being great! Brown wood look Upvc frames that were all really really green and cobwebed out!

    He did go on to say I'd like a once over on my frames and windows in with the price as our window cleaner doesnt really do them frames! haha, just goes to show what some folks expectations are! I hope to change their minds when I clean their whole house exterior, except the roof!
     
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