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Post by milspec6 on Mon Apr 04, 2016 7:59 am

I just booked some commercial carpet for Tuesday night, but it came with a catch. I have to coordinate with Security and Handlers to control the Elephants so that they don't get spooked and decide to stomp me into the ground.

After all these years, I have cleaned in a few bad neighborhoods, but never did I have to clean with the threat of being crushed. I might become the first cleaner to add "hazard" pay to the ticket. Moving some clothing racks is one thing, but having to move elephants out of the way while I cleaned is definitely a first for me.

I wonder what prespray is preferred by elephants???
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Post by Freemind1 on Mon Apr 04, 2016 8:15 am

Hmmm. This sounds like a urine contamination upsell job!

Maybe the better question is, what is best for getting out pee?

What will you charge to clean the elephant sized chairs and couch?

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Post by Mo on Mon Apr 04, 2016 8:22 am

Wow Im not sure I would take that one Very Happy
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Post by milspec6 on Mon Apr 04, 2016 9:46 am

@Freemind1 wrote:Hmmm. This sounds like a urine contamination upsell job!

Maybe the better question is, what is best for getting out pee?

What will you charge to clean the elephant sized chairs and couch?

laughing

It is a strange set-up with a combination of tile and carpet. The main issue, cleaning wise, is that the building is right next to a construction site so it gets a constant flow of heavy dirt traffic. I set the fire alarms off on the building next to it when I used my CRB dry to break up the embedded soil.

I don't think I want to spook elephants with a fire alarm, so it should be interesting.
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Post by milspec6 on Mon Apr 04, 2016 9:49 am

@Mo wrote:Wow Im not sure I would take that one Very Happy

I'm not so certain that I should have either, but my new motto when they ask me "If I can clean that?" is to ask them "How much are you willing to pay me?".

In this case, the answer was a good one.
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Post by Matt; My carpet cleaner on Mon Apr 04, 2016 8:46 pm

Just encap it! Smile

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Post by milspec6 on Mon Apr 04, 2016 9:37 pm

@Matt; My carpet cleaner wrote:Just encap it! Smile

It would be like encapping a baseball field.
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Post by dp1 on Tue Apr 05, 2016 1:24 pm

Increase your life insurance payout and please put me as a beneficiary, I promise I will take care of castle defender really well Laughing
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Post by Matt; My carpet cleaner on Tue Apr 05, 2016 7:46 pm

@milspec6 wrote:
@Matt; My carpet cleaner wrote:Just encap it! Smile

It would be like encapping a baseball field.
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Post by milspec6 on Tue Apr 05, 2016 8:27 pm

I just returned, but they wouldn't allow any photos. The Elephants were kidnapped or elephant-napped prior to the Zoo receiving them, so they were actually diagnosed as being PTSD. So, they said that they had to be extra careful not to agitate them. Okay by me.

I did my best to be cool about the cleaning process, but the handler was a young blonde girl about 4 foot nothing. She was there to protect me. Shocked

In the end it came out well....all was pleased and I kept myself from dying, so I was pleased. The exhibit opens tomorrow morning, but I really wanted that photo op. They told me that I might be able to get one later on once the elephants were more adjusted to their surroundings.

It would sure look good on the website. Peace
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Post by Mo on Tue Apr 05, 2016 8:45 pm

Thtab funny Rob glad it smoothly now it's time to get paid. I have to do more commercial I noticed all my w9 S were big paydays vqhen you look at it for the whole year.

If your full time biz takes off you'll be cleaning residential in the day and commercial at night. You ready
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Post by milspec6 on Tue Apr 05, 2016 10:20 pm

I was ready mentally about 6 years ago....still have some minor logistics to finish up, but very, very, soon.
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