Best brush for cony roofs?

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Gav, Mar 21, 2011.

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  1. Gav

    Gav Grand Master
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    Just wondering what brush you guys recommend on cony roofs. Also how do you charge for cony roofs? by panel or meter etc? ;)
     
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  2. nearlyclean

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    It really depends,I try to do it on time average roof will take me hour maybe hour and half (4mX4m),as for brush I just use an old brush usually a monofilament with a blob of detergent on the brush then work that in and then put the water on and scrub it starts to dilute the detergent and rinse away then I swap the brush over for a clean one and rinse any residue off and give it a wash just the glass,Cif bathroom cleaner works well on pvc thats got moss or a bit green and Swarfarga patio furniture liquid from B&Q is good and self rinsing.
     
  3. Gav

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    Sounds good the one i have to do next week is not to bad at all really has a couple of small patches of slight green but that is about it so my old stiff vikan sills brush would probably do it ok then?
     
  4. nearlyclean

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    That will be prefect for the job
     
  5. Gav

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    lovely thanks.
     
  6. Ginge

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    If you have a Costco near you have a look in there as they have an really good brush connected to an extendable pole. It connects directly to a garden hose but it cleans brilliantly on conservatory roofs. Then finish off with your pure water so it dries perfectly. I think it costs about £25.
     
  7. Richard

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    Boar’s hair brush is your only choice for self cleaning glass; artificial monofilaments and any necessary chemicals/detergents for polycarbonate roofs will be fine.

    You can charge by the panel for the customer’s information, and by the amount of time it takes for yourself.

    Richard
     
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    I spray tfr ( traffic film removel) with a pump up spayer i leave it 10 minutes it falls of after that if it a poly roof you can rinse of with tap water if glass you will need pure i use a gardiners xtreme brush for all fascia guttering and con roofs get in all those little areas
     
  9. ricoclay

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    I did one the other day which had balls of moss all over the roof. 2 bin liners later it was shiny. I use an applicator with the mop removed on a pole to drag it all down. Then put the mop back on the applicator and do the roofs trad....bit of a pain. I charge 5quid a panel.
     
  10. James

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    I just use an old Vikan head brush, toughish bristles which is handy and very sturdy. I don't know about charging I just look at it and a price always seems to hit me.

    James.
     
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