Carrying Water In Van

Discussion in 'Traditional Window Cleaning' started by mufcglen, Jul 12, 2013.

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  1. mufcglen

    mufcglen Well-Known Member
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    my little transit has plenty of room in and im thinking of getting a plastic 25 ltr carrier for spare water, is it a good idea to do this and would it help to boil the water from the kettle first to sort of purify it?
     
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  2. OoO

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    Yeah carry some spare water.

    Don't boil it tho.
     
  3. All Round Cleaning

    All Round Cleaning Grand Master
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    Boil it to purify it ??? Are you off ya rocker ?

    You can purify water by boiling ie : condensing but would take ya forever to fill 25 ltrs .
     
  4. jimbob

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    i aleays have a barrel of tap water in my van to top up my bucket cold in the summer but warm in the winter helps stop water freezing on the glass
     
  5. Mart1001

    Mart1001 Well-Known Member
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    How else do you carry water to your jobs ?

    I have a 25lt jerry can, I fill it from the cold bath tap but only about half way full to save weight. I use a traditional shaped bucket and fill it about half way from the jerry can and I only really need to top up my water once a day and so this last's me two or three days.

    Mart.
     
  6. Tuffers

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    ^^^ 'ooh, I watched that window cleaner and he never changes his water'

    Crosses arms and shuffles boobs up Les Dawson style.
     
  7. mufcglen

    mufcglen Well-Known Member
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    lol cheers guys, i was just thinking about boiling it to cool down and have it fresh stored in the bottle unless i can purify it like the wfp guys, im thinking it will help give te windows a better job and wont leave a bad finish if i miss anywhere? or am i just worrying about the finish too much and wasting my time and just stick to fairy liquid and a good detail finish!
     
  8. Smurf

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    Soon as you add soap to pure water it's no longer pure so totally no point in using it for trad work methinks ...
     
  9. Smurf

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    Yep 1 glass of pure 0ppm then added one drop of ecover washing up liquid - result = 109 ppm of soapy water :Image16:
     
  10. Dodger

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    True smurf but there's still none of the other stuff in pure but then if you've squeegeed it right that's a moot point anyway I suppose. I do still do all my trad work with rain though needs less soap than tap and better glide I reckon.
     
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