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Tuffers

Ooh, I Do Like a First Clean

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Tuffers

This place hadn't been cleaned in years. A spray of diluted Virosol, a lot of agitation, water on, agitate a bit more and rinse, rinse and rinse.

 

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Marko067

I love that feeling too. Great sense of satisfaction eh!

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HALTON
This place hadn't been cleaned in years. A spray of diluted Virosol, a lot of agitation, water on, agitate a bit more and rinse, rinse and rinse.

 

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What dilution rate you using? Can you ha anything by using this virosol ?

 

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peter rogers

U love first cleans lol I hate them. Some dirty houses out theres

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Tuffers
What dilution rate you using? Can you ha anything by using this virosol ?

 

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About 10:1 ratio, probably a tad strong. Watch out for clouding coming off the lead though.

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Tuffers
So would you say 15 to 1 ratio then? When you say clouding what do you mean

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Patches of soapy/dirty water that haven't been rinsed properly. I've noticed when using Virosol rather than just 'pure' this can happen. It's not like spotting, it's like swirls of clouds that are unclean on the glass. Does that make sense?

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HALTON

Think I get what you mean is virosol OK for all glass as I'm still not 100% sure how to tell difference in the glass think self cleaning is a tint in the glass hasn't it ?

This us the only thing that bothers me about using ubick or virosol don't want to damage anything

 

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Green Pro Clean Ltd

I like it too!

 

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Guido Possum

Most of the businesses I've been doing started in a disgusting state; framing black with whatever, grit/soot from cars completely covering the glass, sticky tape, oily crap, wax,gum, even gobs of spit.

 

They're hard work - first cleans - but I love seeing the transformation in the shopfront, and unlike my regular day-job - maintaining the supermarket flooring, just to see it filthy/scuffed/scratched again the next morning - the way the store owners with the most neglected windows really appear to be thankful for the job I've done.

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Dave B

Just be carefull with white frames

Ubik and virosol (ubik is the same stuff as virosol but with added solvents) can make old black rubbers bleed

Just make sure you give the rubber a good scrub and rinse properly and problem solved

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CHWS

Yea I used TFR last week and it made the seal bleed like a (MIND YOUR LANGUAGE)

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Rob and Emma

When you have bleeding from the rubber seals, I try not to touch them but occasionally do and have to wipe it off especially first cleans

 

Does giving this a good going over then stop this from happening? Would love to stop dodging it all the time

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Dave B

Are you trad or wfp?

Wfp i scrub the rubber well as well as the glass and then rinse and the problem has gone

Ubik/virosol causes them to bleed but only because it is taking the oxidised degraded muck off the surface and then scrubbing and rinsing removes it all

Trad is a pain as you can never seem to get it all off

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Rob and Emma

Trad, only have a few problem houses on the list where its constantly smudging then I have to put the cloths to one side and use fresh ones just takes more time but I swear by cif always have a bottle in my belt but occasionally use acetone if the windows are stained grey

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Green Pro Clean Ltd
When you have bleeding from the rubber seals, I try not to touch them but occasionally do and have to wipe it off especially first cleans

 

Does giving this a good going over then stop this from happening? Would love to stop dodging it all the time

 

On a first clean a bucket with good soapy water and the type off brush you use for dishes, the main key is really really wet, do not allow them to dry out or try to wipe them with a rag till you have scrubbed at least three times more than you think you need.

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Trev81
image.jpeg.003cc56187a640c73bd01fb65e4f2dc5.jpeg I do love a mucky first clean when I have time in the day, hate trying to rush on them, I find them very satisfying, and setting them up for easy peasey money for future cleans :)

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spruce
[ATTACH=full]10240[/ATTACH] [ATTACH=full]10241[/ATTACH] [ATTACH=full]10242[/ATTACH] I do love a mucky first clean when I have time in the day, hate trying to rush on them, I find them very satisfying, and setting them up for easy peasey money for future cleans :)

 

@Trev81. What is that on the cladding under the window? I looks like an electrical on/off switch. If it is I hope its totally water proof.

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Gilly

Call a window medic we got a bleeder! 1460036527066.jpg.e22e8cacfe34d2e08060979d379c07d1.jpg

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