Cleaning polycarbonate

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  1. Or at least that what I think it is. It's a conservatory roof.
    Anything I need to consider before giving a quote?
    Was just going wfp it.
    Thanks!
     
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  2. Smurf

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    #2 Smurf, Sep 30, 2014
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    There are a few things to consider

    1. access - all sides?
    2. style - shape and style of the conservatory roof?
    3. pitch - angle/pitch of the roof?
    4. finials & crests - yes/no?
    5. size?
    6. condition?
    7. outside tap - yes/no?
    edit by Tuffers 8. does the roof leak - yes/no :D

    Some are a right pain to clean depending on the above so you need to price accordingly.
     
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    I would also add, has it got lead flashing between it and the brick work of the house? We had a bit of a leak on one today :eek: :laugh:
     
  4. Access is good, there is lead coming from the wall over the top of the plastic a few inches.
    Just price it the same as glass then?
     

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    That looks clean apart from couple of bits of moss. Polycarb is a lot easier to clean than glass. I'd say you could charge £50/£60 for that as long as it's as clean as it looks. Not much run on it to drain off though, but it won't matter being polycarb.

    Others will say more, but I think that's a fair price as long as you don't have to travel too much. Looks like it's in the highlands?
     
  6. Mid wales butty, not sure I could charge that much though? Step ladder and wfp, be done in 15 mins.......I thought a tenner for the roof.

    Maybe I need to rethink pricing........
     
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    It would take more than 15 minutes to do that properly. I agree with step ladder and WFP though. A tenner is not enough for that mate. You have the tools to do the job, they possibly don't, so that's how you make your money :thumbsup:
     
  8. I work quick, like a greased whippet on speed! Can't help it. Maybe it'll take me a little longer, but not much.
    Cleaning rest of house too.
     
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    Doing that roof for just £10....Busy fool springs to mind SPC as it will be harder than you think.

    Just my opinion you understand :rolleyes:
     
  10. Yeh you're both probably right. Hard worker, **** businessman! I'll treble it and see what happens.......
     
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