Lost a job this morning to karcher window vac

Discussion in 'Traditional Window Cleaning' started by seye, Jul 30, 2014.

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  1. seye

    seye Forum Addict
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    I'm all for saving a few quid but what I find when this has happened before is that once customers see that there is a wee bit of work involved suddenly the few quid seems like a bargain and you end up with the work back again.
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  2. norm

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    yeah maybe ya might have to raise the price when ya get the work back :thumbsup:
     
  3. Smurf

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    I've mentioned before there a good diy tool for insides but the fad doesn't last very long especially when they try to do awkward exterior windows.

    I noticed one old boy was up his ladders using one and looked like he was shiteing himself. Bless him as he could not clean them from the inside :D
     
  4. TolishAPurd

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    Can we use this thread to take bets on how long until he comes crawling back?:D

    People clearly don't understand how much work it is, not to mention it's probably even harder using the karcher- bloody things huge.
     
  5. daveyboy

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    Bets..5 to 1 on 3 months:rofl:
     
  6. TolishAPurd

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    I'll have some of that action! :D
     
  7. Smurf

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    To be honest many say to me they own one but they still get me to do the outsides. It's a pity they cant be bother on the insides as that thing works well in the right hands :D
     
  8. kahoona

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    I recently had a customer ask me to do just the uppers outside as she had purchased one and was planning on the bottoms her self. I have gone along with it as I'm sure once the weather starts getting shitty she'll revert back to me. we'll see.
     
  9. seye

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    Fair play to them for having a go but I'LL BE BACK said with leather jacket shades and an Austrian accent.
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  10. daveyboy

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    I wouldn't do just the uppers I would drop them.not worth the grief for the money
     
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