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Did you get more calls in the Fall?

For the passed three years, when Fall came, I got so many calls.
Everyone wants his/her house painted before the Winter.
Do most of you getting very busy in the Fall?
 

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For the passed three years, when Fall came, I got so many calls.
Everyone wants his/her house painted before the Winter.
Do most of you getting very busy in the Fall?
I ussualy get a lot of late calls for exteriors, but in New York it is scary with the weather so I stop taking them on after Nov.15 I am starting my last ext Monday and it will take me through about the second of Nov. I have one more I might do if the weather forcast is good for another 10 days or so.
I do get a boost in Nov. with a lot of interiors ,people getting ready for the hollidays.
All in all I am a bit slow compaired to the last 3 years.
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There's always a jump in last minute calls just when it's getting to cold to do them
 

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Do most of you getting very busy in the Fall?
Yes, the calls are flooding in...but a lot of folks are fine with waiting until the spring, so spring is looking good already..now if this pesky thing called winter would come and go....I'd be much better, lol
 

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Yes, the calls are flooding in...but a lot of folks are fine with waiting until the spring, so spring is looking good already..now if this pesky thing called winter would come and go....I'd be much better, lol

Yep! The same here. Sometime I wondered, Where were they all summer long.
 

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We always get that last minute call too, We are done for the year in Chicago I know guys will go longer but I am inside and enjoying it, We have two large homes set up for spring plus the 24 townhomes we do every year.
 

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We just got two calls to finish homeowner exterior projects that they couldn't finish(the high stuff). Another where the painter took half down and hasn't been seen for three weeks. He did a little scraping, no primer, and started spraying the wrong color on 1/3 of the house. Every window has been masked for three weeks! :eek:
 

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We just got two calls to finish homeowner exterior projects that they couldn't finish(the high stuff). Another where the painter took half down and hasn't been seen for three weeks. He did a little scraping, no primer, and started spraying the wrong color on 1/3 of the house. Every window has been masked for three weeks! :eek:
wow...sounds like fun :no:
 

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We just got two calls to finish homeowner exterior projects that they couldn't finish(the high stuff). Another where the painter took half down and hasn't been seen for three weeks. He did a little scraping, no primer, and started spraying the wrong color on 1/3 of the house. Every window has been masked for three weeks! :eek:
Sometimes it's ok to werk, but it's always better to go fishing!
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We always get that last minute call too, We are done for the year in Chicago I know guys will go longer but I am inside and enjoying it, We have two large homes set up for spring plus the 24 townhomes we do every year.
it's always good to have your spring booked.
We just got two calls to finish homeowner exterior projects that they couldn't finish(the high stuff). Another where the painter took half down and hasn't been seen for three weeks. He did a little scraping, no primer, and started spraying the wrong color on 1/3 of the house. Every window has been masked for three weeks! :eek:
Sounds like a painter that gives us all a bad name.
 

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I just got a call to bid on an 8k sqft new construction.

That would keep us busy 'til Christmas!

Will meet w interior designer in 2 weeks.

We really need the work!
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