When it rains and rains

Discussion in 'Traditional Window Cleaning' started by Sydney, Apr 21, 2015.

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  1. Sydney

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    being in Australia I don't get rained off too often but into the third day now and it's doing my
    Head in .
    Whenever this happens or when phone goes quiet I can never relax even after 12 years
    Are u guys the same
     
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  2. daveyboy

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    I usually work in the rain
    In England if i didn't i would never work
    It does get a bit annoying after a few soggy days though
     
  3. Sydney

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    Yeah I remember the days of the constant drizzle and working through,
    Problem here is the custies will tell u to re schedule as they may only get them cleaned
    6 monthly which is common here
     
  4. norm

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    6 monthly :eek:
    do the windows not get slightly dirty after a month or two?
     
  5. Sydney

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    Hi norm
    It's just the way it is here,
    Yes there dirty , meaning it takes a lot longer to do the job
    But we charge a lot more here.
     
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  6. Duncs

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    you must need loads of work to keep you going or is it mainly really big jobs you do
     
  7. Smurf

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    I would have thought working in the rain would help wash some of the 6 months worth of **** off the glass myself :rolleyes:
     
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    How come you don't use wfp method as well like the yanks do on jobs like that?
     
  9. Sydney

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    Yeah dunc
    You do need lots of clients, but only do sometimes 1 house and apartment
    Per day or say 2 appartments a day ,
    My job I'm on just now is 4 levels , swimming pool full size tennis court and
    Lots of small windows inside outside it will take me 2 day I'm charging them
    $1,100.- around 560 pounds
    There selling there house and first time it's been cleaned in a long time
    First time I've cleaned it
     
  10. Sydney

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    U still need to clean the insides
    I do trad anyway
     
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