Backpack Help?

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by masonc536, Mar 9, 2013.

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  1. masonc536

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    What's the best way of managing the hose when using a backpack?
     
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  3. JDMW

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    yeh i wrap it round a trolly its easier then the hose doesnt get all tangled up
     
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    wcw backpack, tierack the tap onto handle, always at the top of bp easy to turn on / off/
    if using a trolley depends which one, tie rack the bp tubing onto frame so the bp tap always ends up at the top handle, to acess . tie cheap enough to cut off if needed,racks £1 from the £ shop., i usually carry via handle now, less ******* about on trolley with bungee straps from £ shop. if i have a lot togeather throw onto trolley with a bungee strap.
     
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    I just loop it round my hand loosley and then drape it over the top of me backpack .
     
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    i put in back of car , taupaline on seat or shower curtain, pain on a trolley, scratch car when lifting in and out, so easier to carry it by handle WCW one.
     
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    they sell seat covers in sainsburys for 2.99 :D i got my seat covers from argos tho 19.99 but there water proof and they protect the seats, so when you go to sell you have nice clean seats. also i do sometimes strap water barrels in the back seats.
     
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    i use john guest quick release fittings on hose & a gariners push fit flow valve on my backpack & carry 2 different lengths of pole hose in the van, so if i'm on a big job i put a long length on & a short length for estates etc, this is great for when its colder & the hose starts to tangle, but i still use gardiners soft hose which they dont sell any more & it dosen't tangle much anyway. i dont wear it as a backpack any more ( just carry it by the handle ) so even my short house is long enough to do 2 fronts with bpack placed properly - thats on 2nd floor houses -
     
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    my back pack full up can clean two houses. its all about saving water. i always wet the glass turn off water then scrub everythibg then rinse off. i changed the pipe on the brush to smaller diameter so i save water. doesnt slow me down much. normal house i can use 8-11litres. its tge homes with french doors tht i hate
     
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    I used to work like that, now i fill backpack and have a fast flow. Deffo using more water, but smashing out the work.
     
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