What's your winters like for work?

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  1. Legend

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    Am just about to quit my job and the window cleaning is getting really busy,am I doing the right thing?so confused lol
     
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  2. Jacob

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    your gut have to tell you if it right or not, but you are good going if already got customers.

    For me i went down the windowcleaning route 5 months ago after being ill for over 6 months then losing my job. Glad i did it, bad days comes by too but good days in this business ways up the few bad.
     
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  3. Legend

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    Yeah it's a great job but my major concern is will customers still want me in the winter
     
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    My round is no different winter or summer, just more days that can get rained, iced or snowed off.
     
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    adamangler Wakefield Window Warrior
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    i stated last november and whilst winter is more unpleasant i didnt lose a single custy.
     
  6. cheapncheerful

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    its just the same but more intense as the days get shorter and you struggle to fit it all in..

    I think we all come on here more to moan about the weather...:rofl:
     
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  7. boarcity

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    #7 boarcity, Aug 8, 2015
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    theres no let up in the demand in Winter. heres a tip-if anyone comes out saying "ooo no, its raining/snowing/looks like rain ,miss me out this time" turn on your heel, say nothing , and Never Ever not EVER go back.

    because that type of fickle customer will continue to let you down, next time itll be "miss me out in March love "

    actually that sort never says love

    the time spent at that customers house could have been better spent doling out more flyers [that you carry with you at all times,already stashed in a little bag ] ,so go and Do it immediately or door knocking the next street,thats what i do
     
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  8. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    Whilst Boars is correct do not confuse the wasters with the one that wants to be missed in March cause she is on vacation for a month.

    I say always enquire why they want it missed and if a BS excuse follow boars advice to the letter.

    In eight years I have only known one winter so harsh it cost me a months work so I can not complain and whilst the cold can e biting in the winter I have always found more days lost in spring and summer due to rain than winters.
     
  9. boarcity

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    which one was it ? i can remember being skint , i had 3 weeks at home in January . was it A- 2010
    B- 2011 c- 2012 d-2013 e- all of them
     
  10. 2009/2010 was evil. Iced in for three weeks. Minus 17c!!
    The following winter was pretty bad too.
     
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