Two man in one van versus......

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  1. Solarpanelcleanington

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    ...two small one man set ups.

    Was wondering what your thoughts are on this?

    There's the obvious cost difference for putting two small vans on the road but then an advantage of being able to split up for the day.
    Hmmmm
     
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  2. Markyboy 50

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    Get more work done if you're not in the same van
     
  3. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    Only time its beneficial to have a 2 man van is on large commercial where you are there all day.

    You can expect staff to do 20 - 25 jobs daily my lads do this no problem solo. If they ride together the they need to goto 40 -50 jobs and that would just not happen.
     
  4. steve garwood

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    Agree with above. I run 2 vans, myself and my worker in the other. 2 men in one van will not get twice the work done.
     
  5. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    Also with 2 vans when one is out of action tou can still earn
     
  6. steve garwood

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    I prefer working alone anyhow. Occasionally I take my mates son with me and after being around him for eight hours I want to kill him.
    When I'm alone I bang on my I pod and if I feel like finishing a bit early I can, where as if I have someone working with me, I feel I have to get a full day out of them for the wages
     
  7. Solarpanelcleanington

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    But how do you show someone the round? Surely there's a period of them getting to know where all the houses are and what's required at each job? Do you work with them until they've gone round once and then let them crack on solo? Loads of mine are very isolated hard to find houses.
     
  8. peter rogers

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    2man van is would be great for a very compact round ie like rows of houses together in stead of 1 here 2 there etc
     
  9. daveyboy

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    Give them the addresses
    If they can't find an address then they can phone you
    Of they need babysitting that much they're no good to you
     
  10. Solarpanelcleanington

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    It's different out in the wild. Sat nav might take you somewhere near. Time spent looking for a hidden barn conversion is time lost. There's no street or road names. Phones rarely work too. I guess you'd have to show someone the work at least once.
     
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