Did a conservatory roof with pressure washer, it's the way forward!

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  1. Jake

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    As above,

    Took half the time it would with a brush,

    I made sure there were no leaks, and asked the customer for permission to use the PW, put it in a low pressure 'setting' (basically just turned the pressure down a lot on the valve) and voila, the roof was done in no time - and it looked really really clean!

    Obviously it's very important to keep the pressure low, but for those with PW's I'd recommend using them when doing a dirty conny roof!

    I also used it for all the facias and gutters on it, so much faster!
     
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  2. Smurf

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    What pressure washer are you using ?
     
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    I know it's much quicker & easier to do it with a washer as I've done more than one myself.

    One landlord peed me off so much trying to haggle on price on one job I decided to blast the **** out of it instead as was doing a full exterior clean. The usual gutter clear & clean etc including pressure washing the paving and patio at the time.

    When I went to clean the inside of the consevatory which was also minging the crest bowle inside was full of water but I left it like that and just mopped up where the roof and side panels had leaked as well.

    **** it I thought and was a good job too as it was like getting blood out of stone when the wealthy ***** turned back up at the house. She even made some poxy excuse not to pay me the full amount as wanted some cash left over to stop off at a motorway services so I was 20 quid short the robbing cow. Then she drives away in a brand new top of the range merc.>:((

    It's not very often come accross people like that but they are about so be warned.
     
  4. Jake

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    Ha ha, sounds like you were robbed! £20! Could of paid for a bottle of whisky to drown your sorrows!

    I used the 14hp jetmac machine I bought a few weeks ago smurf, 3600psi 15lpm, although it say 21lpm on the trolley sign - but the bloke I bought it off said its defo 15lpm...

    Anyway I just turned down the revs to half throttle and it was perfect!
     
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    That one I did for the robbing cow was full throttle and used a turbo on it as well ...took me ten mins to do the whole lot when she was not about :D
     
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    Yeah I used the turbo, I've not yet used any other spray pattern! Just use the turbo for everything!
     
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    I'm just dealing with one insurance claim against me at the mo so will give the pressure washer idea a miss me thinks as Im sure frank would love to **** another one up given a chance.:D
     
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    Time to chain frank up!
     
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    Turbo Mosel on a conservatory roof
    Bloody hell braver than me
     
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    I once snow foamed a conservatory with a Karcher foam attachment as below.- it was quite good but I just don't think it looks very professional although if its ok for a car why not a conservatory! I have pressure washed the cresting in the past if its really black but not the roof.

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