Sick Of Doing First Cleans

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by harunh, May 1, 2013.

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  1. harunh

    harunh Legend
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    had 30-40 first cleans this week... and im only managing to clean like 8-10 houses a day

    some houses are taking me over 1 hour to clean all windows are proper dirty especially the frames and sills... i got 8 more to do tomorrow then i got a days work on top of that to do ... so ill be out from 8-7

    a house with a conservatory that i charge 12 quid for toke me 2 hours to clean.... :|
     
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  2. Gushysfella

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    H, is window cleaning your hobby or do you actually make a living at it? £12 for two hours work, how did you get that so wrong when pricing? ( not being nasty, serious question) GF
     
  3. All Round Cleaning

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    Stop bloody moaning lol .

    But I know what your saying I have 15 first cleans to do this week too ive not even been canvassing either
    All through word of mouth recommendations and facebook .

    I love it I do !!!
     
  4. Gmeister

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    12 quid for that house probably was a good price, but first cleans are bound to take a lot longer.
     
  5. All Round Cleaning

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    I thought this too .
    I did a one off clean today for an asian chap in a 3 bed semi with twin bays charged him £25 done in 45 mins and he was well chuffed .

    H if I was you I would try doing 1st clean with some ecover in a trad bucket dip ya brush in and give a scrub leave for 5 mins then wash it off I have found this method works great .
     
  6. james44

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    Squirt some ecover onto your brush, spray window with pure water then scrub dirt away rinse with pure water as normal this will speed up first cleans!
     
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    Beat me to it lol!
     
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    Lets just hope they are regular and don't cancel.
     
  9. mr shine

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    if i was having that problem id go stronger than ecover ,either virosol ubix and if there really bad id use g101 ,you got to up your game h if you wanna save time
     
  10. harunh

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    a hosue with conservatory normally takes me 30 minutes so 12 pound for 30 mins work is good to me :)

    i cleaned a 5 pound house which toke me 40 mins ! shud of seen how dirty it was :|

    thats how bad these first cleans are lol

    once am on my 3rd clean with them ill be crusing :)

    and i always use e cover and cif

    i been using the e cover and cif past few days a lot... i use them on conservatories and i just get done much quicker :)

    I find cif is more tough then ecover but cif is a bit thick so when using cif make sure u scrub n rinse well

    but cif is the best for me :) beats ecover anyday
     
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