conservatory cleaning trad way!

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  1. dave_m141

    dave_m141 Member
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    Hello . First post but have been reading for a while now!
    Just starting out, one of the first jobs I have been offered by a neighbour includes a conversatory, how would I go about cleaning all the roof and stuff? This is most likely a first clean so will be a bit grubby to say the least.. I have only ever seen videos of wfp systems cleaning them so bit baffled about it..I only have trad equipment including poles n stuff ..




    Cheers :)
     
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  3. boarcity

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    start at the top and work down . get the roof wet first with a garden hose . its not too bad a job long as its not a red hot day when itll dry to fast on you
     
  4. dave_m141

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    Oh yeah I read that after I wrote this...

    It will take a good part of the day I'm guessing? May just palm it off to someone with a wfp system in the area but take a small percentage of it!
     
  5. norm

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    hey dave_m141 just got a ankalad type device to allow free standing ladder, got unger trad pole,porcupine scrubber and brush head to fit
    going to scrub the ars- off the conny roof on free standing ladder and blade the straight panes and wagtail [ as Smurf suggested ] triangle panes
    hoping this will do a good job and i wont:gush: after
     
  6. Smurf

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    Yep that should do it norm and like boarcity said also using a garden hose to speed thing up. Best make sure however you don't go getting water under the ridge (brush bits) also at the back of the conservatory roof wall plate where it meets the wall as they sometimes can leak. I would make a point in asking if they have had any leaks already from the roof.

     
  7. dave_m141

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    Ok cheers fir the help guys... Will give it a whirl .. gonna be a bit of fun havnt even cleaned many Windows yet haha good challenge ahead!
     
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    hi and welcome dave_m141 start at the top and work down . get the roof wet first with a garden hose . its not too bad a job long as its not a red hot day when itll dry to fast on you thanks
    boarcity couldnt say it any better...the hot day thing especially...:)
     
  9. Smurf

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    We have all been there and yes I was once a virgin too :D
    All my first jobs I winged it to be honest but still used a logical approach to work out the best way how to do things all on my own.
    I soon found out no job is ever the same and the ones you think are going to be easy usally end up to be a right pain in the ****...
     
  10. norm

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    hey cheapncheerful , respect ,ya words are massive
     
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