Ecover any good?off

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  1. Hollie2021

    Hollie2021 Member
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    hello guys .
    Any one used Ecover ?
    I have noticed on some of Windows that I have started doing with the pole , that when rinsing off, it riverlets instead of sheeting , I have been told that with using fairy all these years the film causes the riverlets.
    Would using a drop of Ecover in the pure help to get rid of the film, or just keep going with the pure and get rid of it over time , I haven't had any complaints up to press.
    I'm using a backpack at the moment but l have been given a knackered pure freedom trolley I've stripped it down and I'm going to repaint it and use it for a trolley to lug the 25 litre drums of pure around to different points around the job.
    I think it would be one of the original models 12 yrs +? , the battery ,control panel , are totally goosed!but the shurflo pump seems to be ok(a mate tested it for me)so with a battery & control panel it could be up & running, I was thinking of using it as a vehicle base pump system with hundred meter hose, would there be problem using a 12v 66 ah car battery for the power which would be changed each day for a freshly charged one , I have 2 of these plus a 6amp battery charger, I wouldn't be using it for more than 4 hrs a day ( tops only)
    Any advice would be appreciated.
    Cheers lads.
    Glenn( the old fellah)
     
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  2. steve garwood

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    Probably nothing to do with previous washes. Some glass is hydrophobic and others are hydrophilic. This means some sheet when rinsing and some dont
     
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    Nooooooo!!! Don't put anything in your pure, total defeating off objective!!

    There are generally two types of glass:

    Hydrophillic glass - this is where water 'sheets' quite nicely.

    Hydrophobic glass - this is where you get load of droplet and rivulets as you call them. The glass is almost attempting to repel the water, all we can do is scrub real well and rinse plenty.

    Windows cleaned trad will sometimes be a bit soapy when you scrub up with pure but just scrub well and rinse.
     
  4. Hollie2021

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  5. Hollie2021

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    Cheers guys , I'll just keep on scrubbing then .
     
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    Bad echo tonight ;)
     
  7. daveyboy

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    Hydrophobic glass (the one that doesn't sheet) is very easy to clean
    No need to scrub more as it repels water hence less dirt actually sticks to it due to rain etc
    It is actually cleaner than hydrophilic glass over the same period of time unless it hasn't rained at all for the whole month
    Same as rinsing
    You rinse to remove any bits
    As long as it's been scrubbed and then rinsed normally (just a bit closer together when you go side to side) it will be perfect
     
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    ecover is good for real :laugh: sorry trad window cleaning :thumbsup:
     
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  9. Hollie2021

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  10. Hollie2021

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    Makes sense Daveyboy
    I make a point of rinsing well after scrubbing the glass.
    Cheers Glenn
     
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