Discussion in 'Traditional Window Cleaning' started by rjacandwc, May 11, 2014.
Nearly everyday for the past week. Sometimes I find the winter better!....
me been very lucky and managed....just...to dodge it so far...mind you having said that....if it has rained....you get soaked anyway off every tree, bush etc you touch
Managed to get my work done this week apart from 2 houses. Rained after i finished. Got a cheque through post from one custy who noted that it was raining at 6.50pm with a ! after it. Work done around 2pm. Houses were covered in yellow dust, tree pollen? Cloths were a luminous yellow. Could have made a pot of honey with it.
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what do You do when rain is heavy from monday till saturday, stay at home?
yep holiday time not done that for ages here thats why i not too happy....i wanna break...to do my own work....
dont worry i get the point...no work means no money ...and the bills dont stop
any way ....sun is back from wednesday get the shorts on standby...and get stuck in
when it is not raining get out and make the most of it, make money when you can
the worst days are the, will it, wont it, rainy days....i have sat here many times staring at the sky and wanting it too rain and not stop so i can get stuck into something else and then the sun comes out
then i get to work and of course it pours down
I tend to do a lot of car sitting because, despite whatever Is forecast, you never know what will happen with the weather.
Last thursday, I cancelled all my afternoon appointments because it was lashing it down and the forecast said it would continue to do so. As soon as I got home, the sun came out. It stayed dry and bright all afto, so at 4.00pm, I decided to go back out and catch up. I arrived at my first house at 4.10pm and it immediately started to lash down. It didnt stop.
You win some and you lose some. It sometimes pays to sit it out for a while in the car. Have a cuppa and a biscuit.....eye up the lovely ladies passing by......update your books....daydream......drop off a few business cards......listen to some good music......send your mrs mucky texts.......send your favorite lady customers mucky texts........the skys the limit.
Back to me wine now!
like your style mr taytay...i studied the forecast on thursday ...and it looked like i would get a two hour break in the weather and i wanted to finish off two houses..just enough time. i also had a new job of gardening for a custy....
it started out wet and so i went to the gardening first but then it seemed to dry up and i thought i was in my two hour window and so i was panicking that i had missed my chance to clean the two houses ...any way just as i finished the gardening about twelve it chucked it down and so i went home...
and then the sun came out....so i shot off and just finished the two houses and called to see another job and i said i would leave hers as it looked like rain...and when i got home...about 4.10 like you said the heavens opened...so worked okay for me but not always like that
ps boddies for me tonight....
Its one of the most frustrating aspects of the job, but nowt you can do but plod on. I dont mind car sitting as I am not the kind of person to get bored.......and I really am a professional daydreamer......plus have an internet phone now.
I am way behind now and the next two days look dodgy......thereafter it looks a lot drier and into the 20s next week.
Started off sampling the nettle beer.....then home brew golden ale......now the lovely but lethal apple wine......going to have to market this!