Walking the walk....

Discussion in 'Traditional Window Cleaning' started by rjacandwc, Feb 10, 2016.

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  1. rjacandwc

    rjacandwc Well-Known Member
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    Was wondering if I'm the only person on the forum who walks my round covering different areas week by week. Been walking about for five years now and was wondering if anyone else does. Or do you see walking window cleaners about your town/city etc
     
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    When I used to do two large council estates I would see a few walking, and even one on bicycle with a ladder on shoulder, don't think I see any that are on foot these days.
     
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    Still a few lads walking here my city (Newcastle)
    Mainly the older guys


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    The old boy round this way has ladders stashed in several gardens around town
    Walks and busses it everywhere and uses the neareat ladders to the job
     
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    rjacandwc Well-Known Member
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    That's kind of how I work Daveyboy. I bike to one of seven sets of ladders.
     
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    I did quite a bit of research into bike trailers and the like, must say that appeals to me. Exercise, no diesel etc. But, my round is too spread out around the city, though compact when I get there, I'd spend too long cycling.
     
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    I was only in Cambridge a few weeks ago. We took our girls to the Arts Theatre. We often go to gigs at the Junction and Corn Ex. Get some top class bands, comic's etc about. I often look at all the Bicycles about and think... That would work lol. The place is amazing for bikes. Makes me laugh how some of them are just left hanging anywhere. I even went past a EBike Shop.. I used a trailer for a while. But. it adds to the weight etc. Biking to the dotted ladders is easier. Although, i really struggle with the odd house here and there. Especially in the winter... I often think of going for more bungalows and dropping the odd hard to get to houses. But. they have been loyal customers and l don't like to say no. Frustrations lol
     
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    What about a telescopic ladder for the odd out the way job?
     
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    Iv seen this one guy has a wee cart with his ladders on it , it's like a big wheel Barrow with bmx wheels on it lol
     
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