Using their water, problem or ok?

Discussion in 'Power Washing' started by KingOfCupCar20, Aug 23, 2008.

  1. KingOfCupCar20

    KingOfCupCar20 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 60

    Hey everyone I powerwashed a womens deck who just asked me randomly if i could wash and seal it for her, so i used my equipment and her water. I am going to offer this service to my current clients but before i do i was wondering if its fine to just hook up to their water supply. Is anyone going to even give it a second thought...what do you guys do show up and use theirs or do you have your own most likely just going to show up and use their water supply, has anyone ever said anything to you for doing that!?

    thanks Dave
  2. stevenf

    stevenf LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,612

    I made a thread about washing and 3 or so people said they used there customers water.
  3. Grits

    Grits LawnSite Silver Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 2,994

    I have a tank and I still use the customer's water. Hard to carry around enough water to wash with.

    FCPWLLC LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 352

    Fairly standard to use customers water.
  5. Tegrey

    Tegrey LawnSite Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 8

    In any city project, people would expect you to use their water. In arural setting you might bring in water because their well is not enough to supply your equipment.
  6. shepoutside

    shepoutside LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,208

    We do both, ask first to make sure it's ok, if not we use our own supplied water.
  7. KingOfCupCar20

    KingOfCupCar20 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 60

    Thanks for the responses guys.


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