exterior gutter cleaning

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by firefly123, Aug 24, 2015.

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  1. firefly123

    firefly123 Member
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    ecover on a brush moves all the green stuff fantastic but these black stains dont seem to shift what do any of you use that might remove it
     
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  2. MrBump

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    I've tried all sorts on those *******, looks like its stained 'into' the uPVC. I can get it to fade, or scrape it off with a blade sometimes, which takes ages, but it usually beats me. Best I do is make it fade and less dark, always looks better after a good scrub but never goes away entirely. Customers still happy and understand, I say its mould and gone into the uPVC, done the best I can. Think it would need bleaching.
     
  3. daveyboy

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    MAGIC SPONGE....job done
    Just needs a little elbow grease and maybe a spot of ubik or flash or something to encourage it
    That i would class as restoration not cleaning so charge accordingly
     
  4. MrBump

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    Yeah but dave on fsg that would involve going up a ladder to use a magic sponge :p:rofl:
     
  5. daveyboy

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    What do you have against ladders:p
    Not like they're dangerous or anything

    I got 2 neighbours fsg tomorrow with no big ladders as sold my biguns

    Harris pole with adjustable angle and progutter tool on the end for bits i can't get to easily and father in laws 2 section ladders just to get up at 1 end to scoop it out
    I rarely do these jobs nowadays but this was too good to turn down
    Will stand on the ground and move most of it to 1 end and sweep up after
    Gutter vac is next after van
     
  6. MrBump

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    My wonky arm says they are :p

    Cleaning the exterior fsg is eady with wfp. How are you cleaning the insides out with a progutter tool without ladders? But you can't love ladders that much if your going for a gutter vac :rofl:
     
  7. MrBump

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    Found the gutter angle, cheers!
     
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    Nobody will be in and my harris pole has the adjustable crank on the end and cone from my optiloc pole
    I can bend it 90° and then ise it to drag the muck to 1 end or on the deck
    I forgot i had said i would do them before i sold my ladders a month ago so i told her they got knicked when she reminded me
    I said i can do them as good as poss from the ground and then sweep up the muck and she was fine..i said j can borrow some ladders but as no ankalad on them i would do as much as poss from the ground..can put my micro standoff on to sit on the tiles also
     
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    I spent 26 years up and down ladders bump and got to the point i can't be arsed with it all now and have found wfp so much easier
     
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