Cleaning Applicators

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  1. Joe

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    How often do you guys clean your applicators?

    And how do you clean them? Is it ok to just chuck em in the washing machine with your dirty microfibres?

    Cheers!
     
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  2. Dodger

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    I don't use a bucket so get dirty and take 3 clean ones at least every day.
     
  3. Joe

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    Thanks mate- how do you clean them?
     
  4. Dodger

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    I just chuck em it sink with warm water or on a 40 degree cycle in washer both with no soap theres already enough on them.

    And yeah I do em with microfibres.
     
  5. Masons

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    I haven't washed my applicator in a couple of weeks to be honest.

    It rarely gets done, and i use it mon-fri.

    If it needs washing while I'm at work I slap a tap on full pressure and blast it then wring it dry and repeat and if I wash my cloths it may sometimes go in with them lol
     
  6. Posh

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    Just chuck it in with the dirty cloths maybe every 2 weeks
     
  7. mark m

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    same as but more like a month as i am mostly wfp
     
  8. deno

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    wow, buy more app covers dude, you should be using a clean one at start of everyday, your applicator is what gets the dirt out and holds it, your in the cleaning business afterall. i work in australia where the houses are much bigger than the uk (average house i mean) i use a fresh applicator cover for every job, i have about 20 and chuck them in washing machine once a week or every few says, depending how many i've used, covers only cost abt 15 dollars each, so get stocked up...
     
  9. Paul

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    Are you serious ? That's total overkill
     
  10. Belfastcleaning

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    $300 on applicators!!

    I have about 6-7 applicators, 3 get used ( 1 each ) the others are just spare, and they only get washed once a week sometimes every other week!
     
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