"I didn't think it would be that much"

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  1. Conservatory roof cleaning £45.00

    Washing machine repair call out £45.00 (before he has done anything)

    Ladies Hair cut and colour £60.00


    And they say about the conservatory roof..."I didn't think it would be that much!"
     
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  2. Calum Jennings

    Calum Jennings Active Member
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    Cheap in comparison. The cheek of people sometimes.


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  3. silversurfer

    silversurfer Active Member
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    I suppose some might see it as the others are a skilled trade where as window cleaning is a unskilled trade!!
     
  4. padman

    padman Active Member
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    I know what you are saying but lets be honest it aint rocket science and you can easily do it yourself ref the roof. But you cant cut your own hair or repair your washing machine without the knowledge.
     
  5. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    Knowledge or lack of is irrelevant Pad man. I do cut my own hair as I am sure one or two others in here may take the clippers to the old chrome dome once in a while.

    You aren't paying the washing machine man for his education you are paying for the time it will take him to fix the machine.

    Just as you pay us for our time.
     
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  6. daveyboy

    daveyboy Legend
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    Anyone can give their windows a wipe over but to do it properly and to a good standard is skilled imo
    Otherwise there wouldn't be people like the guy i met today who is a silent member on here saying they have learnt a lot from this forum even though he's been cleaning windows for 25 years like me
    I certainly have learnt things on here
    If it was unskilled what would there be to learn?
     
  7. daveyboy

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    I fixed my washing machine by using my noodle and looking to see what was wrong
     
  8. Gabor

    Gabor Newcomer
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    I think window cleaning is a skilled trade. It can be learned and practised as anything else. To start as a business it's not even cheap. You need good tools, ladders, clean your water, van, insurance, etc.
    In my opinion the differente is they need to cut their hair (ladies), they need to wash, but they can live without clean windows.
    I think to have a window cleaner is a kind of luxury service.
     
  9. Solarpanelcleanington

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    Lets be honest. It's not that skilled. You won't see apprenticeships in window cleaning any time soon.
    Not like carpentry engineering farming etc
     
  10. Cghwindowcleaning

    Cghwindowcleaning Well-Known Member
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    It may not be rocket science but it's amazing how many people make a mess of it.
     
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