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What's your best blunder?
Posted by carpet_bright (carpet_bright), 28 February 2004Hello guys
Just to add a bit of fun I was wondering what your best blunders have been within our cleaning businesses.
I have knocked a few pictures of walls but my best blunder was when my vacuum hose once came of in mid flow and I managed to spray solution everywhere.
To make life worse, the room had just been decorated and I was there to give those finishing touches by cleaning the carpets
Managed to clean it up ok ( I think) and have been more careful since. This was some time ago, ta;l about learning from mistakes
Posted by Happyeater (Happyeater), 29 February 2004First learned to bonnet buff on our lounge carpet. What did I learn?
Well, I learned that unless the bonnet is wet/damp enough, you can burn big swirly marks in to your carpet!
They're still there.....visitors all wonder what they are and my wife takes great pleasure in telling them.
Posted by Derek (Derek Bolton), 29 February 2004Hi
Following on from the last post...never point a turbo dryer at a budgies cage...even at the other end of the lounge....
Poor little blighter couldn't stay on its perch
Naughty carpet cleaner
Posted by Dynafoam (Dynafoam), 29 February 2004 Multi-coloured feather blizard
Posted by Derek (Derek Bolton), 29 February 2004Oh! You've done it too John?
You/we could sing that song by Bette Midler.. the one about 'the wind beneath my wings'
Or even 'Up up and away!'
Posted by Ian_G. (Ian_Gourlay), 29 February 2004Watch out for pine wax funiture
Of course you would have all covered it before starting ?
Posted by allencarpetclean (allencarpetclean), 29 February 2004In my early days put my cleaning solutions on the sink only to find out later it was a beech work surface, left some nice prints and had to get out a french polisher to sort it out.
Also recently poored dirty water down toilet (as we all do) only to see the water level rise and overflow onto the toilet floor, not very nice.
How many of us have also passed wind thinking nobody is around then suddenly the customer walks back in??
ENOUGH TOILET HUMOUR
Posted by Shaun_Ashmore (Shaun_Ashmore), 29 February 2004keith Harris and Orville- I wish I could fly
Posted by Dynafoam (Dynafoam), 29 February 2004Shaun,
You've heard my voice then
Don't know what Dereks' singing voice is like but the duet does not bear thinking about.
Posted by Nigel_W (Nigel_W), 1 March 2004The "Bolton twins" live at Watford on the 31st of March
Last few remaining tickets for sale
Posted by Derek (Derek Bolton), 1 March 2004John
My only claim to fame, as far as singing is concerned, is that I must be the only guy whose wife asked him to stop singing...
on his wedding day...
at the alter!!!
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