What dragged you to window cleaning ?

Discussion in 'Chit Chat & Introductions' started by harunh, May 21, 2012.

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  1. harunh

    harunh Legend
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    What wer u doing before ?

    im only 21 years old so am happy ive started sel employed now am still young :)

    I used to do a plastering course in college when i left school for 2 years but instead of learning i just messed around and i was the rebel in the classroom lol :|

    but then i done a uniformed services course for 1 month hated it ! lol moved to I.T... and got kicked off the course so then i was just a delivery driver making average money... then i started part time work in a call centre....

    Just been working part time for the past year.... always wanted to open my own business... i always had a conveniance store or takeaway in mind.... but it was to much money for me... and i couldnt afford it.... so i searched on google... business start up for under 10k and it said a load of things...... and i seen window cleaning... and then i seen the poles.. i was thinking poles ? wtf ? seen youtube videos on it... popped up on here..... and thought this is a fantastic idea :)

    lol and now here i am ive been trading for 11 days izactly. and ive got 11/12 customers already :)

    Once i hit 50 customers... im going to start doing a good promotion for window cleaning... something like refer a friend or something :)
     
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  2. Masons

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    Left school with not the grades I could have achieved from having a hard time from other kids in half my lessons and messing about in the classes which I didnt get beat up in so left school at 16 bought a round, not looked back.

    Reforming my round after a bad year or so, but getting there.

    Is all I know.
     
  3. Paul

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    I joined the army at 15-9month stayed there until I was 29 after serving in Bosnia, kosavo, NI, Iraq x3 and afghan 2 times had enougth of seeing bad things and missing my kids, got out got a job with a few windys then decided about 8 week go to go it alone and the rest is history.
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    Also to add to that I was driving quarry trucks for a short time
     
  4. Dodger

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    Worked as a DJ most of my life, professionally for over 20 years and just think it's time I hung up my headphones and got some fresh air. Still working a couple of ***hts a week to pay the bills and stuff but hoping to be able to quit within 2 yrs.
     
  5. harunh

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    sounds good :)
     
  6. Dodger

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    Thats why I still do it mate but at almost 49 I really should be out of it soon, I can't be a 50 yr old ***htclub dj its just not cricket. Although some of the perks are good lol.
     
  7. harunh

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    lol woah, aslong as u enjoy it :) once u quit u will miss it.. U dont know wat u got til itz gone mate, and ul also feel old if u quit :) haha
     
  8. Dodger

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    Nah I'm ready mate and enjoying being out in fresh air and up ladder, and ya as old as the woman ya feel they reckon and mines 30 so I feel like a spring chicken lol.
     
  9. Paul

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    Go dodger the stud lol
     
  10. Moved from Glasgow to South Wales and batted between jobs for a while until a mate told me how much he could earn in a day as a windy. So bought a little combo and kitted it out on the cheap to start and canvassed like mad! Got a good little business now and first son on the way so building something for his future now!

    Kev
     
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