my parent neighbor want her gutter clean out

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  1. davewindowcleaner

    davewindowcleaner Well-Known Member
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    She said she will give me 40 pound (the picture below i have uploaded)

    I have only done conservatory gutter but never a house gutter.

    I will be using my youngman ladder and will have to order microlite standoff.

    1) Is 40 quid a fair price for the job?

    2) If I find I can do the job ok and add it to my window cleaning service, do many of you get a lot of gutter work to clean out all year round?

    I am aware i will need to get myself a better ladder and also a ankalad but I don't want to spend money on something I won't be using much if I find I don't like doing it or there isn't any real demand out there for gutter to be cleaned out.
     

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  2. Jake

    Jake Grand Master
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    Yep I do a fair share,

    Don't worry about ladders, I just use a b&q ladder for all my ladder work, you'll be fine with yours, a ladders a ladder at the end of the day!

    £40 is ok for clearing it out, she doesn't want it cleaned as well does she? If so then you'd need to charge more
     
  3. davewindowcleaner

    davewindowcleaner Well-Known Member
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    I not sure, she said she want all the dirt and muck out.

    She a old lady and a widow, I don't think it been clean out for a decade at least.

    I happy enough with 40 pound, i will look at it as a learning experience.
     
  4. Tuffers

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    Yep, you only gain experience from actually doing stuff. £40 for that one side is a very fair price IMO.
     
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  5. cheapncheerful

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    yep they crop up occasionally...good price last one I did was only twenty quid ...dont tell smurfy he will pop his cloggs..

    but she is a good custy..and most of the back was off a flat roof....

    good luck and get stuck in...one thing is for certain..

    :turd: gets everywhere....so dont put your sunday best on....

    and DONT FORGET...let us all know how you got on..
     
  6. Smurf

    Smurf Banned
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    Might be best to have a go at your parents house guttering first and get one of your parents to foot the ladder for you.

    What tools etc are you thinking of using?
     
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  8. davewindowcleaner

    davewindowcleaner Well-Known Member
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    All I was gonna do is use a trowel and plastic bag to put the **** in and of course wear garden glove so I don't get my fingernail dirty.

    My dad said he will give me a hand so all is good.
     
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