Traditional Window Cleaning in winter

Discussion in 'Traditional Window Cleaning' started by DavieB, Nov 19, 2015.

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  1. DavieB

    DavieB Newcomer
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    Hi Everyone, I'm new to the forum so forgive me if this has already been answered. What's your view on using traditional window cleaning methods in the rain? & are your customers okay about it.
     
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  2. SPCleaning

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    Customers are strange about rain. I have some who are fine about it, others will pass remark, "Not good weather for window cleaning" etc.
    I try not to work too much in the rain, but needs must. Bills to pay etc. It is easier with wfp to be honest. Trad can be hard work if the rain is hitting the glass.

     
  3. Tuffers

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    Welcome DavieB :thumbsup:. I find there's nothing worse than blading a rained on window, no slip, pigs ear of a job :thumbsdown:
     
  4. Tuffers

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    Rained for a good few hours here today, I just cracked on. No one said owt.
     
  5. DavieB

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    I live here on the west coast of Scotland and all it seems to do is rain, i tried dodging in and out of the showers but gave up after getting to 3rd house, as i don't think they would appreciate me cleaning the windows and minutes later rain is belting off them. I think i may need to invest in the WFP system if this weather continues. I haven't long set up this business (2 months), so finding it hard going with the weather, not even had a proper wage yet.
     
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    Love the west coast of Scotland particularly Oban. Difficult one in investing money in WFP if you haven't been going long and not many customers. Could you afford WFP?
     
  7. DavieB

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    To be honest, no! I have tried engaging my customers in a questionnaire/quote request app i made online, but so far only one person has used it. It's linked to my facebook page so i can see how many times it has been used and i get an email with the quote request. I have also written a software database which i am happy to share for free, it's not brilliant but it works.
     
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    albootyerbaws Well-Known Member
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    ken how you feel the weather heres been **** the last 2 weeks.
     
  9. Scots lad

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    It's to get colder next week usually means drier but don't hold me to that forecast
     
  10. boarcity

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    its a popular misconception that MOST customers are anti-cleaning-in-the rain. in fact the majority couldnt care less . i lost about half a dozen when i started working in the rain,the moaner brigade- same sort who hates snow , and who wants them??
    if you ever employ workers you need to be very clear before takin on that youll be workin in the rain boyo and u moan and ur out .
     
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