Recent content by Conker

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    New CFX ZX & 360 kit with Proforce vac

    Hey Guys, I'm a window cleaner and started cleaning carpets this winter to stay busy since windows die in the winter. I purchased this start up package new from Rotovac in September and have done 20 jobs with it. I decided just to stick with windows and sell the equipment. Everything is in...
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    First job ever today......

    Hey guys, I have my 5th job under my belt now. I cleaned this carpet today (see picture). It's called burber I guess. Any tips on cleaning it? It feels rough and non absorbent. Using a cfx zx and 360.
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    First job ever today......

    What about silk based carpet (is that a thing?) One of my window customers wants their carpets cleaned but they said they are carpet is maybe silk based or has silk in it and they weren't sure if my 360 and cfx ZX are safe on it. I told him I'd look into it and get back to him.
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    How to Price Gutter Cleaning?

    It's definitely important, it's just easy....not too technical. Grabbing crap out of plastic and throwing it to the ground is a lot easier than cleaning carpet or windows which is why I price it less...I could raise my price I guess....I maybe do 1 or 2 a week so it's not that big for me. The...
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    How to Price Gutter Cleaning?

    I'm a window cleaner and I do gutters. When I work by myself doing Windows I make $50 an hour, I figure that gutter cleaning is kinda "dumb" work, meaning it's easy and doesn't have to be perfect like a window. I charge $40 an hour for it. I'm doing one this week for $150, it'll only take me two...
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    First job ever today......

    Thanks guys, appreciate it. Just finished my second job and looking for some advice on rugs. I cleaned these three rugs today (see pictures) I charged $200 for the job and it took me three hours. They came out good... How does pricing a large rug compare to a bedroom? About the same or should...
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    First job ever today......

    I'm a window cleaner and have added carpet cleaning to my offering. I already have an existing book of business, so jobs aren't too hard to come by and I know with experience I'll get better (first window job I did 5 years ago took me 8 hours, same house now takes me 3 hours) I felt like today...
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    Anyone do painting? Need help on a bid

    I need to sand down and paint this railing, not any of the flat deck, but everything else. There is another deck a little bit bigger that needs the same sanding and painting. Anyone know what a fair price is to charge?
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    Just starting

    Joy dish soap. Fill the bucket with water first, the add the soap. Gently mix with your washer. #0000 steel wool, ettore scraper blade, reclaimed surgical Huck towels, ettore brass channel and rubber.
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    Not buying a "starter kit," what do I need?

    I am in my second year of window cleaning in a small town in southern California. Its cold here in the winter and snows a little. Windows will slow down in the middle of October and I am adding carpet cleaning since customers ask if I do it, and i think I can do well at it with the right...