Window cleaning in the winter

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  1. Legend

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    Do you guys lose many customers to the winter?asking as I'm about to finish my full time job and build on my window cleaning.cheers guys
     
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  2. Jake

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    Nope, it's a year round job, week in week out, customers should be aware that it's a monthly (or however regular you do them) service that keeps going and going and going....
     
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  3. Smurf

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    You will always come accross a few that will say leave the windows until spring. Then it's up to you if you get rid or keep them on your books
     
  4. Legend

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    Do you get many that say that smurf?
     
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    Not many but are all good paying jobs so I'm a bit flexible unlike some so I just class them as an addon to earn a bit of extra dosh as you do.
     
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    What percentage of your your work load to you lose in the winter?
     
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    less than one percent but after saying that if winters are very bad then you can't beat mother nature i'm affraid to service the regular customers you may have.
     
  8. Jake

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    I've never lost one customer in the winter, that's in 8 years...

    I suppose you might if your first starting up, but you'll get rid of all the naff customers as you go, once you've got a solid round, you'll not lose any in the winter, the only thing you'll lose is your own working days due to bad weather...
     
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    I can't be **** most of the time but winter months I just want to hibernate like norm my mate the bear:D
     
  10. daveyboy

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    All my customers know when i take them on that i work all weathers and all year
    You still get a couple who mess about but they soon get replaced with new jobs
    I wouldn't worry about the winter
    Get the customers established now as it is harder to get new work in winter
     
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