Do You Carry Your Water With You?

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  1. buzzing

    buzzing Active Member
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    As I am planning on doing traditional window cleaning, I was told I would need to carry my own water, is this true? And if so what size water container? 25 litre or two small 10 litre ones do? I need to them to fit in my boot
     
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  2. Masons

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    Nah, I never did but then again no harm in doing so. just get a 25 litre can filled with water then use what you use.
     
  3. M.K Cleaners.co.uk

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    What I do is use a 5 litre screen wash bottle fill it up with hot water out the kitchen tap
    In the morning when going out and then fill a ecover bottle with water and ecover .
    When I get to my first job I put a couple of squirts of ecover in my window bucket lather up
    My applicator and leave the bucket in the back of the car and take the 1 litre ecover bottle with me .

    I only use the bucket in the car for washing out the applicator nothing else , no need to lump a bucket of water
    Around with you all day and jobs a good en . I have noticed that I am the only window cleaner around that I
    Have seen around my area that uses this method .
     
  5. mrtaytay

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    I always have a bucket of water with me. Like to rinse out my applicator quite often. I carry water in the car...a 25 litre container from yeomans....its no hassle at all
     
  6. John B

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    I carry a 25 litre barrel of water in the van. It usually only needs refilling once a week, especially as I top up my bucket from the tap each morning, and I only need the reserve supply if doing seriously dirty first cleans or gutter/fascia cleans. Many of my customers are surprised when offering me fresh water, I tell them I have plenty on board. As Mrtaytay said, it's no hassle.

    John
     
  7. Posh

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    As above.
     
  8. Paul

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    You dint need much mate a few old 1l pop bottles do the job I only fill my bucket enougth to cover my applicator about 2 inch deep
     
  9. Dodger

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    I carry 1 or 2 gallon containers with water, ecover and vinegar solution made up to fill my sprayer, never used more than 1 yet though but I don't use same method as anyone else cos I can't find me bucket.
     
  10. Belfastcleaning

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    Before I bought wfp I never had water with me. Your customers will only be too happy to give you some hot water. Iv quite a few oldies always ask me you need any hot water son? If all else fails use someones water tap..
     
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