Some Other Windy Undercutting Me By 25%

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  1. Knoxy

    Knoxy Well-Known Member
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    Went out collecting few days ago and I have a couple of flats priced at £8 each, one of the customers said they'd had some other window cleaner offer her his service for £6, lucky for me she told him she's not interested in switching as I do such a good job on the frames and cills :p
     
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  2. CNS-southwest

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    OMG how can they justify doing the work at £6 regardless of if they are even registered or not!!!
     
  3. All Round Cleaning

    All Round Cleaning Grand Master
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    Depends where in the world you are .

    I do a flat 4 windows £5
    The one underneath £6

    And another on another estate £6 I wouldn't be able to get more than that though for a 1 bed flat .
     
  4. Dodger

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    I do some biddies flats for 4 quid but 4 windows each and fly through em. Still a quid a window and very compact.
     
  5. CNS-southwest

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    I Spose I it's compact, but surely in the long run, the overheads are more? Ie blades, scrims etc ??
     
  6. Dodger

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    For me not really, 3 is like doing a large 3 bed semi and 12 quid is good money round here for that and I can probably do these much quicker too.
     
  7. Kips

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    I've got 2 old ladies that just want the front of their houses done - takes me about 10 mins each and I only charge 'em £3.50 each but they are very small jobs, window upstairs, window downstairs & door..
     
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    When you look at it like that it kinda makes sense lol
     
  9. A.K WINDOWS

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    i do fronts for some £3.3 windows easy cash not alot but its there just had a jack a$$ ring me saying i want my windows cleaned only worth a fiver a month she then says ill call you as and when i want them doing i said dont bother put phone down some tight fcukers round here.
     
  10. mr shine

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    i was talking to a landscaper who was telling me about a guy on the dole who was undercutting him and taking his customers , so he was fuming over this scumbag and came up with a idea , he got 2 friends to follow this guy around for a couple of hours constantly taking pics of him working , they even managed to get one where a lady was handing him cash ,eventually this guy made an approach to them and they drove off. this guy hasnt been back to any of his customers in over 6 months so obviously he thought he was been investigated by the dole or inland revenue ,brilliant idea i reckon .
     
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