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I'm losing my office.

Hi everyone, I have always had an office at home, a place of peace and tranquility, somewhere I can sort all things business and get away from the wife for five minutes haha. Unfortunately it looks as though I'm losing my office to the kiddies and I…

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20 Replies · Reply by Andy on Wednesday

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Pauls Garden Services posted a discussion
Hi folks ... Whats the best method for cleaning a mowers fabric grass bag whilst out working (ie no jet wash available). Is wire brush effective or does it ruin the bag?? .... Any particular wire brush style better than other or much of muchness??Al…
6 minutes ago
Richard Gadsby replied to andrew's discussion van insurance
"I think I'd disagree. £2k is a lot of money no doubt. However I was paying £900 22 years ago on my first insurance renewal.
New drivers are bigger risks to insurance companies so they have to charge accordingly. Another few years down the line it w…"
30 minutes ago
andrew replied to andrew's discussion van insurance
"unfortunately Darren i couldn't carry on doing shift work again and try and grow my garden business. i got 30 plus reg in my first year and plenty more jobs i turn down as i could fit them in with working full time also. by mid season i was complete…"
40 minutes ago
Pauls Garden Services replied to Ian Kenyon's discussion Million dollar question - with or without roller
"I think it depends on your customer base .... my customer base is mainly retired, living in bungalows with small to average sized lawns. No-one has ever requested stripes, (however i have had compliments on the stripes the rubber strip leaves) and n…"
51 minutes ago
Darren Walters replied to andrew's discussion van insurance
"If you haven't been driving for 12 months yet, I'm afraid you're not going to get cheap insurance.  All you can do is add it into your outgoings (which you should be doing anyway) and charge accordingly.  It might be worth holding onto your day job…"
1 hour ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to andrew's discussion van insurance
"The days of taking a teenager on to irk gore you and sending them to a supplier to collect materials or to a job on their own have long gone! One of the builders I do work for has a thirty odd year labourer who has given up working in care homes and…"
1 hour ago
Richard Gadsby replied to andrew's discussion van insurance
"You really would be better talking to a broker on the phone you will be surprised what they can do."
1 hour ago
andrew replied to andrew's discussion van insurance
"Graham - i have been to all the comparison site's and the quote i was getting was just over £2000 for full comp. That's why i'm asking on here to see anyone know's a company that's not on that which would be cheaper as that price is soul destroying.…"
1 hour ago
ken stewart posted a discussion
I've just done 2 fences in the last 2 days. I've got 17 more to quote on. I have being doing fencing for 20 years and for the last 2 years everyone wants concrete posts and gravels. Also they want Close board panels which I agree with 100%.anyone el…
2 hours ago
Andrew Midgley replied to Andrew Midgley's discussion Rose Arch
"Thanks Andy. I will give him a Google too. Cheers"
2 hours ago
Andrew Midgley replied to Andrew Midgley's discussion Rose Arch
"Thanks John. Will google that later."
2 hours ago
Andrew Midgley replied to Andrew Midgley's discussion Rose Arch
"I thought of that option. There's a house near me with that feature. I have asked the owners but they bought the house with that already in place. Apparently that's what sold the house ! :-)"
2 hours ago
Richard Gadsby replied to andrew's discussion van insurance
"That's good:) I have all my ncb.
20 plus years driving. Mind you my truck is very new and is 30k worth!"
2 hours ago
Justin James replied to andrew's discussion van insurance
"Yes insured as a gardener, I live in a good area and have 9 years ncb and my age will help. It was the cheapest around."
2 hours ago
Richard Gadsby replied to andrew's discussion van insurance
"Is that for business use?
Seems incredibly cheap if it is"
2 hours ago
Justin James replied to andrew's discussion van insurance
"I have just insured my transit through the post office. It was the cheapest I could find, Fully comp with ncb protection was £150 for the year. A bargain and £50 cheaper than the renewal quote from my previous insurer"
2 hours ago
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