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Deposits On Jobs

16426 Views 15 Replies 13 Participants Last post by  Ken S.
Hi All,
My question is on taking a deposit for a job. I understand that the idea of a deposit is so if the person backs out of a job at least by taking a deposit you can recoup your paint costs and possibly a days loss in pay. Correct? Also what do most do if the customer asks for the deposit back?
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In my opinion, once the customer gives a deposit they are psycologically committed. I take them to cover materials and wages.
Never had one back out, but unless you incur any costs, give the deposit back.
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