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Window Cleaner

Postby A.Siney » Tue, 29 Oct 2013 9:20 am

Can anyone recommend a reasonably priced window cleaner? I have had one quotation so far for a 4 bed 2 storey house and it was $650 !! outrageous.

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Re: Window Cleaner

Postby zzm9980 » Tue, 29 Oct 2013 9:50 am

A.Siney wrote:Can anyone recommend a reasonably priced window cleaner? I have had one quotation so far for a 4 bed 2 storey house and it was $650 !! outrageous.


If you live in a 4-bed 2-storey house in Singapore, they probably assume you can afford it.

If you have a DH, give her old newspapers and send her out there on her own. That's the Singaporean way for those who don't want to pay.

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Postby A.Siney » Tue, 29 Oct 2013 10:22 am

No helper and some high windows so would need someone with a large ladder. Our last window cleaner in Hong Kong would only charge us $90 so think the mark up here is ridiculous.

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Postby JR8 » Tue, 29 Oct 2013 2:20 pm

But have you only sought one quote?

As with any workmen/builders etc., there will be those who aren't really that interested in the job, and will cynically pitch it super-high, just in case you're a 'rich ignorant fool' and happen to go for it. Precisely the same happens to me back home, when tendering buildings jobs.

Do any neighbours have a window cleaner, can you ask them?

p.s. Cleaning windows is actually a very quick and satisfying job IMO. Less fun though if you're having to use ladders for access.


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