I was here a few weeks back as a home owner asking for advice . I gotta say I was treated pretty much like trash .
Anyway I had no intention of doing professional roof cleaning . I’m not going into all of what I bought to do my own property . Let’s just say it was way more then I intended .
So I decided I’d get a sign made (JUST 1 ) Get my grandson and see if we could get a business started .
SO I went into an area of gated community homes . Found the home on one street with the worst roof . Of which there were so many it was hard to decide . rang the door bell and offered them a free roof wash if I could stick my big sign out front for a week .
Since I only had one sign made . It’s big , 3 x 6 Feet . Put it in the front yard so people driving by would take notice. I also picked the main road into this area so I would get the attention of the majority of traffic.
I have 50 jobs of which I have done 22 of so far . LOL We are making money hand over fist . I’m getting calls everyday . Plus it’s all coming from a 6 block area full of professionals
And I owe it all to you guys . Because I couldn’t get basic answers simply because I wasn’t a "professional cleaner " Just some dumb home-owner ? I spent all this money because I wasn’t sure exactly what I needed .
So I thought I’d share how to make money at this . It’s not by purchasing 20 small signs and spreading them out where nobody sees your work . But buying 1 big ■■■ sign and doing a Free Roof with all the extra SH I had . That would have been wasted by the time I need it again.
I will admit I have an artist friend . So buying a big sheet of galvanized steel and having a professional artist air brush me a 2 sided sign in 2 days . Is kinda sort of an advantage . But I doubt 1 big sign would cost more then all these little signs you put out on corners , nobody pays attention to. In fact there’s a couple I’ve see on the way to this ## Gated community.
A big sign everyone going by not only sees . But can read the contact info without stopping .
Yeah I have things to learn . But hey . I plan to let my grandson have it eventually . For now he’s happy with the 3K he’s already made .
Hard pressed ? It’s not a Billboard . And I already got permission . When I say gated community I don’t mean a condo setup with security . It’s just a residential area that has a gate outside . It’s always opened and not fenced in. Besides there’s a lot of things you can get around if you know the laws and how things work . Besides it’s washing a house free that makes it take off . Not the sign . And so far the sign wasn’t even needed after the first 2 days .
What vulgarity ?? Are you serious? I’ve seen vulgarity on other threads . Nothing I said was vulgar . The post you blocked has nothing vulgar in . Don’t worry yourself . I’m to busy to frequent this place . People are to self righteous for my taste . I was just sharing how to market . And now you accuse me of being vulgar ??? GAL
Im glad im not the only one. Its like a dang frat house in here, i even got threatened the other day saying “my competitor can call and have me shut down”. This guy wasnt even my same state! Anyway, good for you! I have a dirty house on a busy road i was considering doing the same for and this just made up my mind. God bless
This feels like it could be a good story once all the details are presented if the sour feelings/comments could be hung up at the door and it was more about the facts of how this all played out. The facts could show a story of triumph, covering all startup costs and expenses, and both partners taking away $3000 net profit each. Of course, they might also present a cautionary tale of the economics of a $99 roof wash guy and how long it might take to make money with that business model. What I see so far is a teaser start and I would really like to know the details, but it looks like the feelings on both sides will muddy the waters.