what would you do?

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  1. mark

    mark Forum Addict
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    worked late Monday on one of my routes,a woman approaches me & asks me to clean her windows.£15 I say,no probs.my window cleaner has stopped coming etc,who used to clean your windows?(you get to know most windies by sight over the years)oh its him.yes hes got a factory job & let all his customers down not even telling us.i know he does quite a bit of work-lots of shops etc & I haven't seen him for ages.i don't know how long hes left the work!!im not desperate for work but blimey giving it all up.would you approach & knock on his door.?ask for a list and take a gamble and pay 4 it?umm have to think about it!!!any thoughts???:confused:
     
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  2. Poles Apart

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    Go and ask him if he'd mind giving you a list can't do any harm? He may of just dumped the round, I'd be suspicious why someone would pack a decent round up to work in a factory I wouldn't.
     
  3. mark

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    agree!!some take it serious and build a business,some play at it,(beer money etc).also the weather has a lot to do with it,if your not in organized and in a good routine it can be a nightmare
     
  4. Tuffers

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    I'd get in touch and let him know one of custy's has approached you. Go from there and ask if he's given it up. Don't mention buying it though.
     
  5. mark

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    yes your right don't mention money,feel the ground and see ah!!
     
  6. A.K WINDOWS

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    I'd just put flyers around upto them then no come back
     
  7. peter rogers

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    Wel first off I wudn be on here askin incase he be on here

    Of he has packed it in An he on here ur getting charged for thelist lol
     
  8. steve garwood

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    If he's given it up, he's bound to take any bit of money you offer. Why not approach him and ask him for a list and offer a minimal payment
     
  9. Elliot

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    You should have asked the woman if she knew which other houses he did on her street . That would be a good start .
     
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