External house clean

Discussion in 'Gutter & Fascia Cleaning' started by J D, Aug 25, 2014.

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  1. J D

    J D Well-Known Member
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    I done an external house clean today, along with a gutter vacuum and a gratis window clean. It took me a shorter time than I thought to complete at just 2.5hrs for £200! Im glad the couple left in the car while I was finishing up as it does look bad ! I sprayed on the chloride via my xjet and will leave the wind and rain to rinse it clean. The thing is when you clean an external pebble dash house with bleach it often looks worse than when you started. Therefore I left a note to explain to the customer that it will clean up after each rainfall!
     
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  2. Smurf

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    Rather than leave a note could you not have explained to the customer beforehand instead?
     
  3. mr shine

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    whats chloride , is it chloras :oops:
     
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    Hypo I think what JD uses mr shine

    14-15% sodium hypochlorite diluted 1-1 via xjet maybe?
     
  5. Smurf

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    I just taken two enquires and priced them up from looking on google maps
    To check & clear gutters & downspouts then to clean all plastics.

    Detached 4 sider for £280 (full width conservatory on the back in the way not included)
    Detached 2 sider for £190

    They will take me a lot longer than 2.5 hours to do each one so this wall cleaning marlarky seems more profitable to get into for sure. So many newish properties have filthy k-render now so I must seriously look into offering this service. Means more investment though to get the right kit for the job. Not sure if hypo is the best chem to use. :rolleyes:
     
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    I see ppl now use "Quats" whatever that is? :D
     
  7. daveyboy

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    I googled quats and got this...not sure how it will clean render

    Quaternary ammonium salts are used asdisinfectants, surfactants, fabric softeners, and as antistatic agents (e.g. in shampoos). In liquid fabric softeners, the chloride salts are often used. In dryer anticling strips, thesulfate salts are often used. Spermicidal jellies also contain quaternary ammonium salts.
     
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    Hmmm...that's interesting....:rolleyes:

    Hi,

    yes the active ingredient in algoclear is didecyldimethyl ammonium chloride which we sell only as pure chemical for non specific applications.


    Mistral Chemicals

    http://mistralie.co.uk - Mistral Cleaning Products
    http://mistralni.co.uk - Industrial and Lab Chemicals
     
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    A bit off topic, but as I drove up the drive to do a S/F/G today, I took out the blokes electric cable running from his house over to his shed and bent me ladder clamp in the process :D
     
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