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Old 11-26-2011, 02:32 PM
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Ever had them say "while your here could you"

I was doing a small install a while back for an older lady. I finish the job and go to give her the bill and she says, "while you are here could you look at my screen door?". I fix that for her and that lead to another thing. Next thing I know I fixed 4 other things in and around her house. I don't think she has any family around so I felt bad and kept doing them. Ever have anything like that happen?
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Old 11-26-2011, 02:41 PM
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Charge accordingly. Add ons are add ons
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Old 11-26-2011, 04:57 PM
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I was doing a cleanup this summer and the lady asked if I would use my blower and blow down a wasp nest that she found. Umm, no.
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Old 11-26-2011, 05:08 PM
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Yup, happens all the time. Guaranteed to happen on days I'm already behind. Ring the register. Nothings free.
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Old 11-26-2011, 05:25 PM
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almost on a daily basis lol
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Old 11-26-2011, 05:29 PM
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Non stop. Just let them know its gonna cost! Have a customer who constantly plays with the irrigation clock and then calls me to fix it. The last time he called he asked if I was going to charge him to come fix the clock. I said I sure am that's an hour out of my day with drive time and reviewing the clock with him for the fifth time. He couldn't understand why I couldn't just "take care of him". Good luck to all.
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Old 11-26-2011, 06:17 PM
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Yup, and when they ask I give them my price!
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Old 11-26-2011, 06:59 PM
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Oh she pays so no problems there, however she just called today and wanted to know if I could fix a toilet that is leaking. I'm trying to do landscaping not construction. Lol
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Old 11-26-2011, 11:02 PM
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I like those kinds of customers. Its a pain during landscaping season but we always get handyman jobs during the winter. It's a great way to stay busy and make a few bucks.
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Old 11-27-2011, 10:24 AM
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im a ***** for money so i never turn down any jobs lol
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