I lost a customer today

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by davewindowcleaner, Apr 14, 2015.

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  1. davewindowcleaner

    davewindowcleaner Well-Known Member
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    Not had this customer long,

    I've only only cleaned her windows a few times, it a town house with wooden frames windows.

    She say the water leak inside the house when I do her windows and would rather I do it the traditional way.

    I didn't fancy going up 3 story high and how am I suppose to clean the windows above the consevatory with a ladder so she told me to leave it and don't come.

    Gutted really, it was a good earner for 30 min job but I can understand where she coming from rather have dirty windows than wet floor.

    This is not the 1st time though I've been having problems with wooden frames windows and i will be avoiding it from now on if I can.
     
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  2. Jonathan Sanderson

    Jonathan Sanderson Active Member
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    Should have told her instead of paying for the windows to be cleaned she should be paying to get them fixed/re sealed. Lol
     
  3. davewindowcleaner

    davewindowcleaner Well-Known Member
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    You would of thought so if she can afford to have her windows cleaned.
     
  4. cheapncheerful

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    yeh me thinks some windows have to be a lot more if done traditional way.:)

    I just left one like that as I did the neighbours and they moved and I had priced it wrong so thought I would just forget it....but ...she phoned me and I explained it wasnt worth me coming for the one house at twelve quid....so I said ...maybe fifteen....and she said ...I will give you eighteen....I still didnt want it but...hey ho I cant get away from bloody windows at the mo...

    I said to her...you dont mind my new wfp....she said no the results were great..

    he hadnt noticed...

    but the water ran out half way through one georgian lot half way through a window and so I decided to trad the other half as my ladders were out...boy trad is hard work on georgians..

    I wonder if she can even get a trad window cleaner to replace you...?
     
  5. davewindowcleaner

    davewindowcleaner Well-Known Member
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    Well I would love to know how a window cleaner can clean the windows above the conservatory in the trads way. No one in their right mind would be brave enough to stand on glass roof!
     
  6. daveyboy

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    :pCheapnfrank said
    .hey ho I cant get away from bloody windows at the mo...

    You are a window cleaner aren't you Dave?
     
  7. daveyboy

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    For sure it's near on impossible for georgians above a conny
    Normal windows not a problem
     
  8. cheapncheerful

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    yep even I refuse to walk on glass roofs...

    yeh Im a window cleaner who wants a bloomin holiday...I thought they would all bugger off for easter and leave me alone...when in fact the nice weather means....busy..

    six am start tomoz yawn.....still my car is due to break down so I may be off thur fri..bloody cars always breakin down...:)

    I EVEN PLANNED TO CLEAN MY OWN WINDOWS FOR A CHANGE...:rolleyes:
     
  9. peter rogers

    peter rogers Grand Master
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    i was finishing a powerwash job and gutter clean in an out yesterday and the house next door has wooful bad paving needs done and gutters is growing mad lol

    the girl i was doin the job for said calll in next door i did


    the women said i was far to dear and she hadnt any money

    ffs luv there is a maserati in the drive the house in same devolpment is for sale at 500,00

    and ur worried bout a 60 quid gutter clear lol


    some peeps are tight
     
  10. jgttdi

    jgttdi Newcomer
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    Sorry for your loss :giggle:

    As has already been said it's not your workmanship that's the issue it's the leak, she would be better getting that fixed first.
     
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