Re: Would you do this cutout?
I woudl not do a cut for a customer I thought was lying got me. I would also stop a cut out if in the process I found out they where lying to me. This is due to my experiences with home renovation and remodeling. there is a certain customer you do not want to be involved with when it comes to working on their home. And these behaviors are clearly indicators of that sort of customer. More commonly it is the customer that generally looks at you with suspicion. But the same sort of situation can and does manifest itself in other ways. Lying is one of them. I have no problem if someone made a mistake. certainly not one as common as spraying insects. But I require that others pay for their mistakes. I do have a problem with them lying to me and causing me financial harm. I charge more to remove sprayed bees. lying to me and getting me to do it for less is equal to stealing from me. I make it clear that I charge more to remove poisoned bees before I even start. if during the cut out I find the bees have been poisoned that increased charge applies and I then require being paid in advance. The cut out will not continue until I have been paid in full. They have now established that they cannot be trusted. so they will no longer have my trust. They can now work with having to trust me.
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