Builders clean wfp or Trad?

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Eddie dragon, Jun 8, 2016.

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  1. Eddie dragon

    Eddie dragon Active Member
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    Picked up a realy nice little job today. Posh local development, builders have had there own guy travelling to clean every week. Unfortunately for him he's broken his foot. So now I have ten final cleans and four builders cleans to do tomorrow. All external only. I have only done a few builders cleans before all Trad. Thinking of whipping the ladders off for the four, as probably be quicker. What do you guys think. Can you remove stickers and residue with ubick and pole?
     
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  2. Eviestevie

    Eviestevie Grand Master
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    Ladders defo to remove stickers
    But trouble is most big firms won't even let a ladder on sote
     
  3. Markyboy 50

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    When I done those 2 houses that I keep on about, I got there at 6 am before anyone else and done em off of the ladder. Then went on to my normal work!
     
  4. Eviestevie

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    That's what I'd do
     
  5. daveyboy

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    Sod the builders cleans
    I do insides etc but when it comes to builders cleans i have made the mistake of taking them on
    About 10 years ago in london i took a few on around cricklewood thinking it would be easy
    Good job i said i would charge by the hour as i was on site for 3 days solid to get all these houses done inside and out
    Can't remember how many it was but was a lot
     
  6. Eviestevie

    Eviestevie Grand Master
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    I to would never do another builders clean ever
    Had a large contract few years ago and was a nightmare
    Still stickers on frames and glass,mortar stains all over
    Really wasn't worth all the effort
     
  7. peter rogers

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    Trad them as u need to blade **** off no wfp
     
  8. Eviestevie

    Eviestevie Grand Master
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    Peters that's if the site allows it
     
  9. Tuffers

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    My first thought? You've given yourself a day to do them. You might find it will take longer.
     
  10. Alien Human

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    Both.

    Mainly try to use WFP but if there's building material or stickers on the window then a bit of trad to get it off - then continue using WFP
     
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