Starting out

Discussion in 'Managing Your Business' started by andy1992, Feb 23, 2014.

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  1. andy1992

    andy1992 Member
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    Hi folks

    Currently working full time and looking at doing WC on Saturdays for extra income and then maybe expand. Don't have a huge amount of savings but have reasonable wage coming in each month. Wondering what is going to be the best way to dip my toe in the water as initial costs are higher here in Scotland due to having to pay licence fee etc. Should I go out and canvass before really investing in equipment or do I sort of need to be ready to go ? Planning on doing tops WFP(backpack) and bottoms trad.

    cheers
     
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  2. Smurf

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    Welcome Andy

    My advice would be best get the bits you need and practice practice practice before even thinking of knocking doors.
     
  3. TolishAPurd

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    No right or wrong answer really, but what I did was to keep it simple and buy all the basic gear first- if it all went t*ts up, at least I had the gear to do my own windows. There is a knack to window cleaning, and you want to get a bit of time in on the tools. Customers are often in the house when you are cleaning so you want to look and be proficient if you are going to be charging them money.
     
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    Ah, smurf beat me to it.:)
     
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    Where you based mate?
     
  6. andy1992

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    Thanks for the feedback guys.
    Cumbernauld/ north Lanarkshire
     
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