Could Portapower Be Better Or Same As Van Mounted System ?

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by sdrah, Nov 5, 2012.

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  1. sdrah

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    Hello everyone !

    I'm new on this forum and also new to window cleaning . I really need an advice choosing the right system for my work .

    A short intro - i started with a squeegee and ladder - but i had to say several time NO to new customers because i wasn't able to clean their conservatories .

    So i thought to get a water fed system but not sure which one - as i am new as i mentioned .

    Firstly - i cant really afford to get a van right now - and i really dont see the point getting one as i have only 15 houses. at the moment. So i thought to get a troley system which will fit in my estate .

    So - did a quick search and found a Pure Freedom troley with RO etc etc - for just under 1000 quid.
    However later on - i found the PortaPower http://www.brodexbms...-trolley-system

    which looks fantastic to me . But i didnt find any reviews on the internet about it . The good point is that i dont have to get a tank in the garage to keep the pure water - i can leave my water container in the car (with tap water) and use the Porta Power .
    It seems to be better but is abit costy :)

    please advise me - before spending / wasting my money . :)

    PS: i dont expect a lot of work done with water fed system - may be shall i get just a pump which i will keep in the car - and a 50 meter hose to do the conservatories ?

    Thank you very much
     
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  2. rcproperty

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    what you could do to make it cheaper for you is to have a backpack, few 25lt containers and a di bottle. depending what your water tds is
     
  3. sdrah

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    yeah sounds fine a backpack - however i really hope to get more work in the future - and thought it might be a good idea to get something which will last - and will allow me to do my work quickly ,

    the Porta Power is designed for two poles up to 60 ft - my question is - which one will be more efficient - a van mounted or a PortaTroley
     
  4. rcproperty

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    van mounted will always be better, but there is always a time that a trolly could come in handy.

    i started off with a trolly from the back of my vw golf, soon outgrew the trooly and had to go to van mounted.
     
  5. Smurf

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    Why did you say no to cleaning conservatories?
     
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  7. sdrah

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    yes this one
     
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    i find it difficult - the roof of course
     
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    You don't need to use pure water on plastic conservatory roofs you know...and you can can also trad glass ones using a pole
     
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    For platic roofs a chepo truck brush attached to a 5m harris pole would do to scrub it then rinse the detegent off with a garden hose. Simples
     
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