Alternative Chemicals

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  1. Dodger

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    I need some viro-sol or Ubik and I know from experience how good vitro is and take everyone's word that Ubik is better.

    Thing is I don't buy it in bulk but might think about that another day and the postage on 5 litres is extortionate so I wonder if there is something I can buy locally that could be on a par with viro-sol.

    I know screwfix do a no nonsense degreaser cleaner for about 7 quid for 5 litres, has anyone tried that or do you have any recomendations that I can maybe buy locally.

    I've tried stardrops and it really doesn't cut the mustard (or staining).

    Any thoughts as it may help others.
     
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  2. rcproperty

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    Selden Maxima is what I use.


    Google cleaning supplies near you, they always carry stock of a range of cleaning chemicals to use.
     
  3. Dodger

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    Yeah I could do that lol. I took a look at the Selden stuff on your site rc but works out about the same even more if it doesn't include postage lol. Looks good stuff though and I tend to believe damo when he bugs something up.
     
  4. rcproperty

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    that price includes p&p

    don't know how much the others make when mixed, but this when mixed at its strongest mix makes 250lts of cleaning liquid

    have a look at local places first see whats about, that will be the best and cheapest option,
     
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    i use tfr (traffic film remover) for gutters and fascia's and it works well i get a 25ltr drum from the local motor store for £18 they do 5 litres aswell i csnt compare it to virosol or ubix as never used the stuff due to the same reason you mention it will cost me around £14 to get 5 litres delivered
     
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    Dodger,

    We use Selden Maxima heavy duty degreaser on the cleaning side of the business and I'd highly recommend it. Do you have a Bunzl Cleaning Supplies near you (or Greenhams, same company). They will stock it.

    Hope this helps.

    Dawn
     
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    Cheers folks I'll have a look for those dawn thanks.

    Just thought while I'm looking it might help a few others if there's A few ideas thrown in.
     
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  10. rcproperty

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    cant help the cost of postage.

    cost me £7.50 to post them!

    its not that im making anything from them either, maybe just £1-2 if that

    thing is if someone brought 4 then the postage would will be £7.50,
    someone did buy 2 and I refunded the difference in the postage
     
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