Sacked for being too expensive!

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Poles Apart, Apr 26, 2016.

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  1. Poles Apart

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    Just put most of my work up £2 just had two texts (and that's the only 2) saying it's too expensive one was from a guy who is well up at Land Rover he checks them as they come off the line and drives them around as company vehicles and takes them home haven't put any prices up for 4 years he said he's not paying £9 (was paying 7) 7 window bay up and down, porch door and extension double patio type doors on the side. Last week one customer who I have only been doing for a year went on a facebook community group and recommended me on there saying if anyone wants a cheap window cleaner who is good and reliable to contact me he's paying £12 and it takes me about 15 minutes even after walking through the house suppose the Land Rover guy thinks 2 of us run the business for nothing.
     
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  2. Steve s

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    Forget about the clown.
    If he's 7 quid and four custys pay the extra 2 quid you are a quid in front for not doing his windows.
    Happy days
     
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  3. daveyboy

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    7 quid
    I only have 5 customers under a tenner and they are tiny little houses
    Gotta charge wht you need to and if he wants to leave then no bother
     
  4. Poles Apart

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    The road is mainly front only and so is his? If he had the back done he'd be looking at about £18.
     
  5. daveyboy

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    Round here fronts only is rare
    Out of at a guess 300 customers i only have 1
     
  6. Adams0211

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    It's weird that you have one front only and I have about twenty or so. Same town and all that.


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  7. Poles Apart

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    I think it's become a habit in this road to have just the front done from when I was on ladders, access is only through the house as the garages were made for cars when they were small so only used to store clutter I have 2 which are front and back, I only have 8 jobs there now got it up to 30 once a lot of Asians have moved in over the years and they won't pay, I may remind the rest that I can do the back, I did mention it to one customer but he said he does the back himself:shake:
     
  8. daveyboy

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    Where are your fronts then bud?
    I have 1 in bray drive and that's it
    I still charge her £8 as she has the dormer one in the roof like all the great ashby 3 floor houses do
     
  9. Adams0211

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    Mainly Bedwell, a few on Chells Way and then a few dotted around town. It's mainly people with shite access who aren't there during the day to let me through the house.


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  10. dredge3

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    keep prices high and they wont have a choice but to pay.
    Let the penny pinchers go
     
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