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Dave B

I had a shite evenings canvassing

Hour and a half and only got 33 quid of work

Then checked time on phone and saw my niece had tagged me in a post looking for a window cleaner who as she said "does it properly not poles" lol for her mum who has just moved in to a 4 bed detached and wants all pvc + gutters + windows done then monthly window clean

KERCHING

Not telling you what i quoted but we are both happy and her daughter said i will have to bin my guy who just " squirts the windows" and get you to do mine (4 bed townhouse)

Sounds like the local cowboy has been doing her windows also

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Green Pro Clean Ltd

Daveyboy, let me try to put this a delicately as I can without starting a brawl!

 

I get pissy with those that say I went canvassing for an hour and only got £30 of work. Does my nut in!

 

Assuming (the mother of all f*** ups) that is £30 of repeat cleans you are looking at an annual pay raise today of £360 - if you're a 4 weekly cleaner that's £390 per year.

 

Then all the spin offs, the neighbors that approach and say 'cooey, could you add me on duckie?) the odd gutter clean or conservatory on top sooner or later it's real money!

 

I run a round that turns over just shy of £80'000 pre year (honest tax man, not a penny more) and that was all built up from £30 of canvassing here, £20 of canvassing there.

 

As I have said before, if you build it they will come.

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Green Pro Clean Ltd

I don't knock doors anymore but when I did this was my pitch..

 

Hello there, sorry to disturb you, (then I step a touch closer) I was just doing a quote for your neighbor across the street (point to some random house) and I notice you dont seem to have a regular window cleaner. I do a lot of the windows around here and I come by on the first Monday of every month, It's £1000'000000 (adjust price to suit) for the windows frames sills and doors top and bottom front and back, can I add you on to my round please?

 

I always got about 50% of the doors I knocked. I even knocked the really shiny ones too just for good measure and also to get a feel as to their opinion of the competition in the area.

 

Off to the Gym now, didn't go up the ladder enough today! :P

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Dave B

Green you will get used to my sarcasm soon

i think everyone else here has

I am happy with tonights effort as i always am when i get work

Was more the fact i was knocking doors for an hour and a half then got more from a facebook link which is why i said it was shite

I am gratefull for all the work i get and would never actually moan about extra income when all i have done is knock a few doors on my doorstep and then drive round and quote someone a mile away

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Dave B

I like your script

Mine works well for me

(Best dodgy london accent)

"Sorry to bother you..just been working round the corner and thougjt I'd give you a knock..do you need a window cleaner"

That is it but it works..i guess it's just my natural charm..lol

Even the no's are friendly

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Diwrnach
On the title line it says

 

Are you windows dirty? I assume it should say, Are your windows dirty?

 

:)

Ah well spotted, just had a look and the one I have that opens with office says your, this must have been a jpeg save from ages ago when I first started setting it up etc.

 

Cheers though :D

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SPCleaning
Ah well spotted, just had a look and the one I have that opens with office says your, this must have been a jpeg save from ages ago when I first started setting it up etc.

 

Cheers though :D

 

You are welcome, I didn't want you to be putting it through doors unaware.

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adamangler

£30 is very good daveyboy. owts good imo lol

 

I was working on a council estate for the first time this morning from a facebook enquiry. bloe over road came out to ask me (1st walk up) i must admit i went cheap £8 but i must have missed a trick before because ive never thought to bother with council estates (i grew up on one no snobbery) but they are all the semi detached type 3-4 flat windows front and back, 10-15min jobs. I think they will be worth canvassing.

 

Anyway ive ordered some leaflets not far off those that diwrnach posted, so i will have a crack with them.

 

Canvassed for half an hour tonight, got 1 customer, very slow progress for me but progress all the same.

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Diwrnach
A job is a job Adam

Better than no job

Indeed, I have always worked for myself and always found a way to bring the cash in, drugs baron, male escort, porn star, whatever it takes!

 

Though I did have a forced 6 months of not earning when I had a heart attack.....

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cheapncheerful

I was going to put a funny but the heart attack bit not so funny...:D

 

hope alls well now..

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Dave B

I did put a funny but only because picturing him with a few kilos of gear stuck up his arris

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Diwrnach
I was going to put a funny but the heart attack bit not so funny...:D

 

hope alls well now..

Yeah not bad, was 10 years ago, still a bit fooked, could claim the sick if I was that way inclined, but screw that, I actually just got banned from weight lifting a couple of months ago as the doctor nearly fell off her chair when I told her I was squatting 150kg, but after LOTS of tests been given the all clear on strict instructions to take it slowly and try not to 1 rep max if I can help it :D

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Diwrnach

Only thing is now they are having one over my weight, I am over 21 stone, but my legs are as big as a lot of peoples waists but rock solid lol. (though I do have a gut :P ) aim on competing in amateur strongman once I get my knee surgery out the way.

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Dave B

When they moan about your weights and your heart ask them have they ever heard of the great C T Fletcher

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peter rogers

dave boy aint nothing like a Belfast accent lol not its awful :P

 

on my first flyer I spelt frames as freames and gutters as gutters :-0

 

im starting to see on here that there be some cowboy wfp cleaners given decent wfp guys bad name I hope it don't catch on in Belfast as im 95% wfp an 5% von trad windows

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Dave B
When they moan about your weights and your heart ask them have they ever heard of the great C T Fletcher

I used to watch c t fletcher in utube when i couldn't be bothered to go to the gym

Good motivation

"It's still your muthaf####n set"

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Green Pro Clean Ltd
I like your script

Mine works well for me

(Best dodgy london accent)

 

Nuffink dodge about a London twang bruv, now let's get down the rub a dub and av a chin wag bout the old ladies Tommy Tinders!

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Green Pro Clean Ltd

Diwrnach, lad who works for me has a theory about the doctors.

 

Don't f*****g bother going - when you do take a good look at the quack, they look more fooooked up than you do! And most of them are, junkies and alchies the lot of them!

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Dave B

Easy me old son i am from the west end

W10 boy not one of those iffy east london types

"Cor blimey mary poppins" lol

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Green Pro Clean Ltd

Isle of Dawgs (dogs to you ponces from 'up west') :P is my adopted home, lived there from mid teens to mid twenties, one of the few places on gods green earth everyone should live for a year, an experience that will truly open you eye's, mind and wallet too if you dont keep a grip on it!

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Dave B

I know east london like the back of my hand

Got friends all over that way

Kingsland road all the way up mile end road roman road etc

I did a lot of work round e8 e3 e14 e16 way especially beckton all the way up to commercial road

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Green Pro Clean Ltd

Well as a wise man once said 'Never order a Chicken Vindaloo on Brick Lane'

 

When I said why's that? he asked had I ever seen a pigeon on brick lane?

 

Next time on Brick Lane I looked high and low, but not a pigeon in sight! :rofl::rofl:

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