What annoys you????

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Eviestevie, May 3, 2015.

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  1. Eviestevie

    Eviestevie Grand Master
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    1.Right lads soon be the time of year were all my customers insist on putting there bbqs under the kitchen window even tho they have 100ft garden,fat splatters all over the sills and glass etc pain in the ****!!!
    2.builders leaving the **** all over the windows and the customer expects us to clean it off
    3.silicone all over the windows
    4.leaking over flow,bloody limescale
    5.unibond all over the windows,yet to find anything to remove it????
    6.gardiners strimming with a 10000cc strimmer grass welded to the glass
    7.builders laying a patio and mixing the gobbo next to the patio doors!!!
    8.berry season and the pesky birds and there purple **** stains on the pvc!!

    Anything else I've missed or pisses you off
     
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  2. Eviestevie

    Eviestevie Grand Master
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    Apologise for the language I'm from derbyshire
     
  3. Jake

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    Basically all of the above for me too, but defo the bbq right by the window is my most hated thing.

    And dog **** in the garden; and worse than that, cat ****. Absolutely hate it, even worse when it covers the hose. Disgraceful!
     
  4. Posh

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    Monday mornings
     
  5. Posh

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    Newly aquired plants in nice pots put in front of the windows.
    Kids toys slung all round the connie.
     
  6. windowsurfer

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    As stated above.

    1)Spider poo( basically fly blood) on window sills, but now soak it with bottle of water, or wet sill cloth, clean window then cloth of as softened it
    2)Custy talking too much, dont mind a wee natter
    3)if house has been plastered with birds mess, takes longer, then their not in to pay, then you go back and then they want to blether for ages, lots of precious time wasted
    4) flimsy benches, logs and general stuff that makes access to windows, potential ankle breakers

    and of course RAIN, RAIN, RAIN:(
     
  7. spruce

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    In the early days when we didn't have enough work we tolerated this. Now we don't. Every house that's full of the stuff has been dropped and customers told. One of our customers was actually aggressive rude when we advised him why we were no longer doing his windows.

    My advise to any new starter is not to take on a job like this, even if you need more work. We should have been more selective from day one.
     
  8. Duncs

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    school holidays
    spoilt little brats jumping and tugging your hose and always asking what i,m doing
    customers can see you in street so they decide to take of in there cars
    wave as they pass you
     
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  9. Taxlossloz

    Taxlossloz Grand Master
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    Customers who see you there doing job at window - they know how much it is - you been going 5 years - but they HAVE to wait for you to finish whole house before you knock on door for money -
    ' are you finished?'
    Yes I've finished
    ' done all the windows?'
    Yes as always ( smile thru teeth)
    ' right I'll just go get my cheque book from the attic ' .....
     
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  10. Duncs

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    yes mr tax that is pain
     
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