Advice On What To Do Please

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Laugher, Jun 21, 2013.

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  1. Laugher

    Laugher Well-Known Member
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    Just getting round to finally getting a van mount for my van however I have a combo and its the lower payload 600kg which has got me thinking what size tank to go for as I think a 250 litre would mean me having to go home and fill up half way through the day but a 350 litre would put me over weight after putting everything in the van and me lol

    Do many of you use a 250 tank? I got through 220 litres quite easy using the backpack

    So any advice/ideas would be grateful thank you as not sure what to do
     
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  2. Masons

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    I don't know, honestly I don't.
     
  3. Richard

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    [SIZE=medium]Laugher the window cleaners I know who have the smaller van with 250lt tanks usually go home and get more water for the afternoon work. [/SIZE]

    [SIZE=medium]Richard[/SIZE]
     
  4. OoO

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    Also with a 350 you will probably only be able to fill to around 300/325.

    As if you brim it and go down a hill or over speed bumps it
    Can force leaks.

    Where are you based I forget now ?

    Ps quote my post so I remember
     
  5. bluemonkey

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    all depens on hours worked, areas, and tds if your water
     
  6. M.K Cleaners.co.uk

    M.K Cleaners.co.uk Grand Master
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    Cant you fill up at a customers house?
     
  7. Praha

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    Until recently I had a 250 litre tank in my Vauxhall combo and I had to find places to fill up at least once but usually twice a day. In the winter when some people turn their outside taps off I wasted a lot of time trying to find a tap that was on and not frozen. I had my Vari Stream set to 5 so it's not like I was blasting water out. And I was working 9-5 so it's also going to depend on how much work you plan to do.

    I also went from using a back pack to using a tank and reel. I find I am now using at least double the water on a job than I used to. I don't know why probably just got better at cleaning and realised I needed to rinse more. That may not be the case with yourself but I found estimating how much water I would use based on my back pack usage didn't translate to the same amount I now use with a tank.
     
  8. Laugher

    Laugher Well-Known Member
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    I never fort about leaks if filled to the top lol

    I live in horncastle Lincolnshire
     
  9. Laugher

    Laugher Well-Known Member
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    I have static system at home so was only going to have no filtration in the van
     
  10. Laugher

    Laugher Well-Known Member
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    Well I was planning on working 9-5 like I normally do now just didn't want to have to keep filling it up few times a day as some work is 10-15 miles away from where I live
     
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