A TAIL OF HARD AND SOFT

Discussion in 'Traditional Window Cleaning' started by norm, Sep 18, 2015.

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  1. norm

    norm Grand Master
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    cleaning a house yesterday front was lovely and sunny unger soft was cleaning like a good one finished front and round to back in the shade soaped up life is good squeegee on oh what just happened?
    no matter how i held my squeegee no matter what i did water film left on glass>:((
    back to car change to unger hard soap up and we are cleaning sweet as and life is good ish again
    checked rubber and cant see anything wrong with it going to try it on my own windows and see what happens
     
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  2. TolishAPurd

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    Was it a first clean mate? I find the soft rubbers don't like first cleans as much as the medium/hard. And it might have been that you caught the dirty side of the house where the sun doesnt get to.
     
  3. Tuffers

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    Oh how I love tradding on a foggy day and all the water bleeds back from the seals towards the glass :D
     
  4. daveyboy

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    Tradding with pure has the same effect. Love it
     
  5. Tuffers

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    I don't like tradding with pure, to me it seems to lose its slip. Am I alone in thinking this?
     
  6. daveyboy

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    I still use soap but i think pure gives a better finish..i nowadays use a spray bottle and my wagulator as i don't trad much..the bucket holds my tools and cloths etc
     
  7. Tuffers

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    I still use soap with pure, but I find it drags a tad.
     
  8. daveyboy

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    It seems ok with my wagulator
     
  9. rugbywolf

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    I've had this just recently myself norm. It was with a regular ordinary squeegee that I've had for ages, and exactly as what happened to you. thought I'd better change the rubber, and low and behold, I had put in a soft when I normally use hard with this squeegee.
     
  10. windowsurfer

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    Yep I kind of think this happens as well, but not sure if it's just the type of glass sometimes, as it works brilliant on some glass, but seems to stick more on others. I have used errors squeegee off n it was great, but think when I use it with pure, it's not so good. Brain tells you that something is not playing ball.
     
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