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Discussion in 'Chit Chat & Introductions' started by Smurf, Jul 16, 2013.

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  1. Smurf

    Smurf Banned
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    I've just turned down a managment company that wanted a local contractor to clear and clean guttering on various 3-4 storey blocks of flats as they insisted they wanted them cleared out using a guttervac to save them money. Was mentioned they already have a contractor 40 miles away but don't want to pay him to travel.

    Would you say I'm wise or just mad turning work away like that? :Image13:
     
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  2. Smurf

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    I'm of out soon to look at a commercial unit gutter clearing job which I probably will turn down aswell if they want me just to try to use a guttervac with the guttering full of sods and tress growing out of it like most are.

    You cann't beat a good hand job you know. :Image13:
     
  3. Masons

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    I turn down gutter work.

    Was offered the contract to a bunch of residential flats, around 200 buildings they wanted the gutters cleaning.

    Turned down.

    No thanks. lol
     
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    [SIZE=10.5pt]Trouble is it seems no one is willing to pay a contractor a decent rate or want to pay for the appropriate kit to be used for jobs these days.[/SIZE]

    [SIZE=10.5pt]People think when using a guttervac they can take on any type of job using one.[/SIZE][SIZE=10.5pt]...That is until they find out the hard way that badly blocked 3-4 storey guttering is near impossible to clear properly from the ground. Then if they can't do it and/or something goes wrong they have no way doing/fixing the guttering without using suitable access equipment which the client will not be happy about nor willing to pay out anymore dosh than the contractor has already quoted.[/SIZE]






     
  5. Belfastcleaning

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    And why did you turn it down?
     
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