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What dragged you to window cleaning ?


harunh

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What wer u doing before ?

 

im only 21 years old so am happy ive started sel employed now am still young :)

 

I used to do a plastering course in college when i left school for 2 years but instead of learning i just messed around and i was the rebel in the classroom lol :|

 

but then i done a uniformed services course for 1 month hated it ! lol moved to I.T... and got kicked off the course so then i was just a delivery driver making average money... then i started part time work in a call centre....

 

Just been working part time for the past year.... always wanted to open my own business... i always had a conveniance store or takeaway in mind.... but it was to much money for me... and i couldnt afford it.... so i searched on google... business start up for under 10k and it said a load of things...... and i seen window cleaning... and then i seen the poles.. i was thinking poles ? wtf ? seen youtube videos on it... popped up on here..... and thought this is a fantastic idea :)

 

lol and now here i am ive been trading for 11 days izactly. and ive got 11/12 customers already :)

 

Once i hit 50 customers... im going to start doing a good promotion for window cleaning... something like refer a friend or something :)

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Left school with not the grades I could have achieved from having a hard time from other kids in half my lessons and messing about in the classes which I didnt get beat up in so left school at 16 bought a round, not looked back.

 

Reforming my round after a bad year or so, but getting there.

 

Is all I know.

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Guest Paul

I joined the army at 15-9month stayed there until I was 29 after serving in Bosnia, kosavo, NI, Iraq x3 and afghan 2 times had enougth of seeing bad things and missing my kids, got out got a job with a few windys then decided about 8 week go to go it alone and the rest is history.


Also to add to that I was driving quarry trucks for a short time

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Worked as a DJ most of my life, professionally for over 20 years and just think it's time I hung up my headphones and got some fresh air. Still working a couple of ***hts a week to pay the bills and stuff but hoping to be able to quit within 2 yrs.

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Thats why I still do it mate but at almost 49 I really should be out of it soon, I can't be a 50 yr old ***htclub dj its just not cricket. Although some of the perks are good lol.

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Nah I'm ready mate and enjoying being out in fresh air and up ladder, and ya as old as the woman ya feel they reckon and mines 30 so I feel like a spring chicken lol.

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Guest kev mcguinness

Moved from Glasgow to South Wales and batted between jobs for a while until a mate told me how much he could earn in a day as a windy. So bought a little combo and kitted it out on the cheap to start and canvassed like mad! Got a good little business now and first son on the way so building something for his future now!

 

Kev

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I was a fabricator welder done it since i left school 14 yrs ago , working 12hr ***hts and also getting my business up and running . then last july had a sudden cardiac arrest .since then for the last 10 months was umming and arring on what to do and one day i was on the drive getting my car ready for an mot looked up and seen 2 window cleaners pull up whack out 4 houses in around 20 mins and thought jeez they done 4 houses in that time around 7 quid an house . so that day forth i decided window cleaning is the way forward . also it fits into the mrs getting back into work so i can have the kids when she's working .

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Had a part time tempaory job last year with the local council, worked for 6 months, in that time, me and a mate did window cleaning part time,(on a saturday as extra pocket money) did it for 9 months, did my knee in, so sold the round, but, as am better now, and I can't get a job no where, window clean is all I know, plus I am able to do odd jobs for people and get paid for it, which are rather usless to an employer.

 

Am loving this job, best ever job ever! =)

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Thats why I still do it mate but at almost 49 I really should be out of it soon, I can't be a 50 yr old ***htclub dj its just not cricket. Although some of the perks are good lol.

 

dj dodger are you a steve luigi??lol

 

did you play back in the day old houses/rave?


what dragged me into the game was bad people and very poor gaffas who need battering with a baseball bat.working all day for 40 quid doing property maintenance and thought i work too hard to earn this sh1t so i just jacked walked out and took a gamble i have a house and fam so it was a risk but it payed off.

 

ill never work for anyone again in my life soon as i arive at work for someone else im ready to kill them once they tell me what to do a cant stand it.

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Thats why I still do it mate but at almost 49 I really should be out of it soon, I can't be a 50 yr old ***htclub dj its just not cricket. Although some of the perks are good lol.

 

dj dodger are you a steve luigi??lol

 

did you play back in the day old houses/rave?

 

 

37 years mate from playing northern soul in 75 when I was 11 to house, trance, bounce etc now and no am better lookin but not as famous as Steve Luigi lol

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The money the glamour the celeb status. Ok I can dream. 21 years 3 shifts& at 45 thought do somet diff last 20 before retiring. Helped my mate doing windows while on shift. Liked it so worked all the hours god sent & saved so could have 2 months off to build it up. Finished work on a Friday and never went back. Canvassed everyday for 2 months & got a mate who's a canvasser to help me & after 2 months had enough to get going and hey presto. 4 years on and have a big round which I find hard to keep up with and cope with but not complaining and love it.

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Thats why I still do it mate but at almost 49 I really should be out of it soon, I can't be a 50 yr old ***htclub dj its just not cricket. Although some of the perks are good lol.

 

dj dodger are you a steve luigi??lol

 

did you play back in the day old houses/rave?

 

 

37 years mate from playing northern soul in 75 when I was 11 to house, trance, bounce etc now and no am better lookin but not as famous as Steve Luigi lol

 

 

 

Take a look at this www.mortimerentertainments.co.uk

 

I still do this at my age age(47) and still love playing jazz funk,soulfull funky house:D

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Thats why I still do it mate but at almost 49 I really should be out of it soon, I can't be a 50 yr old ***htclub dj its just not cricket. Although some of the perks are good lol.

 

dj dodger are you a steve luigi??lol

 

did you play back in the day old houses/rave?

 

 

37 years mate from playing northern soul in 75 when I was 11 to house, trance, bounce etc now and no am better lookin but not as famous as Steve Luigi lol

 

 

 

Take a look at this www.mortimerentertainments.co.uk

 

I still do this at my age age(47) and still love playing jazz funk,soulfull funky house:D

 

Me too mate, done it all from youth clubs in 70's, pubs, mobile, corporate, fun pubs, holiday camps and ***htclubs. Still love it on the hole and yeah probs will miss it really and might keep it up a bit with something more tribal, progressive maybe but the stuff I enjoy playing the most is fairly hard Jackin house and electro, bouncy house and trance I'm just getting a bit old to get away with lol.

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Thats why I still do it mate but at almost 49 I really should be out of it soon, I can't be a 50 yr old ***htclub dj its just not cricket. Although some of the perks are good lol.

 

dj dodger are you a steve luigi??lol

 

did you play back in the day old houses/rave?

 

 

37 years mate from playing northern soul in 75 when I was 11 to house,

 

 

 

 

 

 

trance, bounce etc now and no am better lookin but not as famous as Steve Luigi lol

 

 

 

Take a look at this www.mortimerentertainments.co.uk

 

I still do this at my age age(47) and still love playing jazz funk,soulfull funky house:D

 

Me too mate, done it all from youth clubs in 70's, pubs, mobile, corporate, fun pubs, holiday camps and ***htclubs. Still love it on the hole and yeah probs will miss it really and might keep it up a bit with something more tribal, progressive maybe but the stuff I enjoy playing the most is fairly hard Jackin house and electro, bouncy house and trance I'm just getting a bit old to get away with lol.

 

 

I know how yer feel buddy...i shaved my hair off cos it's going a shade of grey:D:D:D:D

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