Online Instant Quoting

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  1. james44

    james44 Well-Known Member
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    Would like to know how you lads quote for new houses?

    I have started using online instant quoting it saves having to drive around everywhere giving quotes saves time and fuel!

    plus getting a small deposit gets rid of the messers!
     
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  2. rcproperty

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    if they phone i ask them how many windows/doors they have and then give them a price, or say depending on the sizes of the the windows it would be between £10-£15. most are ok with that some ask you to come out and see it.
     
  3. james44

    james44 Well-Known Member
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    The problem with the ones that want you to come and see the house they may or may not want it done after you have driven there so wasted time and fuel, plus its ok them counting windows for you but you cant foresee any access problems! without having to go there!
     
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    When I drive to see them I go to them when I'm in that area or near that area so that's not a problem.
    Being wfp I have no issues with access, not found a window yet that I can't do.
    Take it on your online quote they tell you all the access problems?
     
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    james44 Well-Known Member
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    (When I drive to see them I go to them when I'm in that area or near that area so that's not a problem) Your still wasting time and fuel!

    (Take it on your online quote they tell you all the access problems??)No i can see them!
     
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    Not wasting any time or fuel, every one I have ever gone to has had me clean, guess door knocking is a waste of time too then????

    How can u see them? You get them to take pictures etc?
     
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    how it works is they take pic of back of house, and email it to me, give me their house no. and postcode i then use google street view to view the front and side of the house so with their pic and with the google steetview of the front and side of their house i can then give them an instant online quote!

    plus they give me a small deposit that ensures that they are not messers!
     
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    how about people that don't have digital cameras or old people, new houses that haven't connected to internet, landlords.

    How many people pay u a deposit?
    Paying a small deposit don't mean they wouldn't be messers anyway.

    To much for people to do, when they can just call and get a price there and then from another window cleaner!
     
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    Thats a good idea James.. I dont think it's a total waste of time going out to quote though, as they get to meet you, and if your very presentable you can often close the deal.
    I look very professional and find i get almost every quote i go and do :rolleyes:

    However you are at the forefront there James with that online Quote, great idea, well done mate..
     
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    (how about people that don't have digital cameras or old people, new houses that haven't connected to internet, landlords.) am sure they could get someone do it for them!

    )How many people pay u a deposit?
    Paying a small deposit don't mean they wouldn't be messers anyway.) well i dont see anyone paying a deposit for something they dont want! all new customers i have taken on have all payed a deposit this proves to me that they are genuine!
     
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