Cleaning technique in the rain?

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by adamangler, Jan 4, 2016.

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  1. adamangler

    adamangler Wakefield Window Warrior
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    So it ******* it down for the for the forseable future up here so I've no choice but to get wet thru and get on with it..

    For those of you that clean regular in the rain do you alter your technique at all? Do you have to be more cautious of drips etc?

    I was going to clean on the dry days and leaflet when it's raining but I can't see a dry day forecast for two weeks lol
     
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  2. daveyboy

    daveyboy Legend
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    I just clean as normal
    If the rain is gonna cause drips it's the same as you cleanimg in the dry and then it raining
     
  3. TolishAPurd

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    For wfp I could imagine it can only help things. But for trad, I don't detail when it's raining, apart from one quick swipe on the top of the window, still give the frames and sills a wipe with the sill cloth.
     
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  4. Posh

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    Same as tolish
    Don't detail in the rain
    No point
     
  5. kev

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    Cowboys lol. I'll have to give that a try :D. The rain stops me from getting a lot of work done up here
     
  6. daveyboy

    daveyboy Legend
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    I don't detail in the dry either lol
     
  7. Trev81

    Trev81 Guru
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    Just clean them the same as when it's dry, the falling rain water is doing nothing other than delaying them drying, never had any problems.

    The only part of wet days that annoy me is my glasses getting steamed up, really slows me up lol!
     
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  8. Solarpanelcleanington

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    Clean quicker. So you're out of the rain and back in the van sooner!

    Incidentally, I found out that rain 'does' make Windows dirty. On my patio doors anyway. Cleaned them xmas eve and yesterday, after it thundered down, i could see dirt where rain had picked up minerals off the bricks and left it on the glass. It did rain freaking hard though.
     
  9. Markyboy 50

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    I hate getting wet. I try n avoid working in the rain if possible
     
  10. adamangler

    adamangler Wakefield Window Warrior
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    #10 adamangler, Jan 4, 2016
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    So do i mark, but not much choice when youve had 2 weeks off at crimbo and the weather is forecast rain for the next 2 weeks.
    Wasnt that bad today it drizzled none stop and a few didint like it but got about 10 done so could be worse
    Just paranoid about getting complaints


    see when i clean, i clean the top frame than clean the glass, running the brush under top frame to almost stop any drips before i rinse the glass, when its raining after ive disturbed the top frame and seal surely the rain water collects on the top frame and runs down the window.

    anyway i dunno, i`ll just get on with it and see if anyone says owt lol
     
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