Cost And Ways To Set Up For Wfp

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Mr B shine, May 18, 2013.

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  1. Mr B shine

    Mr B shine Active Member
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    i ma sure this will have been covered before, but how much does it cost t set up for wfp and do you build your own system or just buy one and what makes and systems brushes ect do you recomend.

    cheers
     
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  2. bluemonkey

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    all depends on budget, minimum £300 fo rs complete second hand system to 0000s
     
  3. Mr B shine

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    I would want one that I can trust to work well
     
  4. OoO

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    You can't just jump into WFP it's needs working out.

    Where will you store water.
    How will you transport water.
    What is your TDS.
    How many litres will you need.

    I'd spend 20 mins searching on these forums and you find plenty of answers.

    FYI.

    RO -DI - 25L containers - backpack - clx
     
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    [SIZE=medium]If you can set up the water purification separate form the van cleaning system. Setting up the water purification is the only DIY you need to do, even that isn’t really DIY by any stretch of the imagination, as you just connect together and turn the tap on. [/SIZE]

    [SIZE=medium]Beside the secondary components, you basically need filters & water tank for the purification, and for the cleaning system in the van - another tank, pump, hose reel, 1 pole and a couple of brushes.(the rest is mostly Bling) [/SIZE]

    [SIZE=medium]You do need a basic plan, without a plan you’re guaranteed to lose money every month, for years, possibly. I know 2 window cleaners local to me both work full time and both are wfp with similar set ups, one of them earns £25k more than the other – technically one of them is losing £25k per year and doesn’t even know about it. [/SIZE]

    [SIZE=medium]Richard[/SIZE]
     
  7. SPCleaning

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    I live in a soft water area my tds at the kitchen tap is only about 50. So I started with,

    CLX pole and a vikan brush
    WCW back pack
    11ltr DI
    6 25ltr containers.

    I ran the water into the containers via the DI, and just topped up the back pack. I start with tops only and trad the bottoms to save water but I soon changed to wfp the lot.

    I now have a van with DIY set up. It's not difficult to put together as someone said above. I think it cost about £600 for a 400ltr tank, pump, battery, filter, reel and hose.
    I now run tap water into the tank and purify as I pump it out.

    Hope this helps a bit.
     
  8. Mr B shine

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    it all helps cheers,
     
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  10. Mr B shine

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    probably a silly question but if you are in a hard water area then collecting rain water would be easier to lower the tds on i take it?
     
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