Akward Conservatory Roof

Discussion in 'Conservatory Cleaning' started by Parky, Feb 24, 2016.

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  1. Parky

    Parky Active Member
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    Tried to clean a roof very similar to this this week.

    Conservatories (Sorry its the last picture on the link. Struggling to share a picture)

    The problem I had was I didn't have a ladder (Back at home.) Tried using customer step ladders that had different lenght legs (Shaking like a shitting dog on em) and I was struggleing to clean it.

    I'm going back with my own free standing ladder on Friday morning. The angle of the roof was lower that the one in the picture and it was a real bugger to rinse? Any advice?
     
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  2. daveyboy

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    Squeegee on a pole
    Preferably a swivel type like wagtail or unger swiveloc to avoid having to move the ladder too much
    Once clean use it to drag the water with all the bits in into the gutter then rinse as normal
    Works for me anyhow
     
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  3. Tuffers

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    image.jpg Is this the conny Parky?

    Are you WFP?
     
  4. Parky

    Parky Active Member
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    kahoona Well-Known Member
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    depending on how much **** and dirt on it i would 1) scrub it up with viro-sol then rinse down with garden hose from customers tap, then do a final rinse with pure. or 2) if not too dirty go with Daveyboy's suggestion. I have one house with x2 of these on the back and do them every 6 weeks so thier never too dirty, I use squeegee on pole and do straight pulls from ladders (i actually use 2 poles an long one for the furthest part and swap over to the short one for bit closest to me. I always do a final rinse with pure from the WFP to get rid of the stop/start squeegee marks.
     
  6. Tuffers

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    I've done conny roofs while leaning out of a bedroom window before now :laugh:
     
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  7. daveyboy

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    If the customer has an outside tap i always use my hozelock to rectus connector i made to clean the whole lot with tapwater then connect to pure for final rinse
    Can get a very high pressure using garden tap on my pole and rinse with a very high flow
     
  8. Parky

    Parky Active Member
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    I don't think she's got an outside tap? I didn't see one?

    Cheers All.
     
  9. peter rogers

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    A window cleaner with ladders at home lol War use is that lol
     
  10. Neil

    Neil Grand Master
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    Same here, taken back pack inside the room above the conny roof and away you go


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