Cheapest Place For Scrims/micro Cloths

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  1. wilgold

    wilgold Active Member
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    Hi Everyone,

    Just wondered where you get your scrims and micro cloths from? I need to buy on the net as there is no janitorial stores near me. I bought a couple of unger ones when i first started think they where a £5each. Anyone used any others? if so what? where? how much?

    Much help appreciated

    Wil
     
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  2. rcproperty

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    i use micro fibre cloths that are from pound shops they work a treat, some are t-towel size.
     
  3. Dodger

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    I'm same just from a local shop for a quid each.
     
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    www.soapnational.co.uk

    I use the unger ones too. When they get tired, I use them as sill clothes.
    They are £20 for a pack of 5.
     
  5. GMcleaning

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    windowcleaningwarehouse for pre-washed scrims and microfibres, both about 3/4quid each i think
     
  6. Posh

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    Paragon micro window cleaning cloths. £13 for ten. Blue ones.
     
  7. Andy Leett

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    Blue cloths from Lee Burbridge, Window Cleaning Magazine.
     
  8. Kips

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    I buy all my stuff from wintecs.co.uk - they have free shipping on everything and good customer service so I just stick with them. But yeah, pound shops for microfibre isn't a bad shout either. Also get a rubbish 'diy' squeegee for as cheap as you can from somewhere, not for the windows but for the sills. I just started doing this on a shop I clean what has long, low sills and what a back-saver it is - cheapo squeegee on a short-reach unger pole and bam they're done quick-fast :)
     
  9. Bingo

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    As a newbie to window cleaning, can someone tell me what a 'scrim' does that a 'micro fibre' cloth doesn't...and vice versa.
    Only asking (I'm new to all this) as I've seen the make 'Eurow' yellow micro fibre cloths in Costco....36pack for £13.00. Seems a bargain...would these be any good.
     
  10. wilgold

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    Personally I use microfibres for frames and sills. I use scrims as my dry detailing cloth. It's all personal choice but that's how I was taught.

    Kips I do same, I've got an old unger squeegee and I've cut an old channel to about 6" use it to get rid of excess water etc
     
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