First Clean Problem

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by harunh, Aug 29, 2013.

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  1. harunh

    harunh Legend
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    Sumtyms wen i do a first clean the windows be gleaming afterwards

    But sumtyms the windows have some very bad streaks !

    It seems to always be the same problem .... Its like trapped dirt coming out of the rubber seals n dirt just drivbling down the window stained on

    Had this 3 times in past 2/3 months but after the first clean ive had no problems

    Ive told all customers how it is and they all still payed me even tho i said u can have it for free a women said today i appreciate your honesty i go to her its normal for that to happen, cos of all the trapped dirt etc

    Any one else experience the same?

    Thanks
     
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  2. Gmeister

    Gmeister Grand Master
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    Yes but it tends to fade after each clean(thats what I found anyway)
     
  3. Smurf

    Smurf Banned
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    That's why first cleans can take 2-3 times longer to clean properly.
     
  4. Andykarlaxxx

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    So whats the solution then smurf? More scrubbing and even more rinsing?
     
  5. james44

    james44 Well-Known Member
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    Use ecover sprayed on to your brush or g101 or something like that on a first clean and rinse well will come up good everytime! i do lots of first cleans and thats the method i use!

    just like in this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xCYt3eEWYZY
     
  6. Dodger

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    So whats the solution then smurf? More scrubbing and even more rinsing?
    absolutely he shouldn't be offering it free. He should be going back and doing it again cos he shouldn't have left it in the first place. Personally and maybe its just me but the old it'll take 2-3 cleans is like a get out of jail free card. Do it once do it right or work at maccie d,s
     
  7. Andykarlaxxx

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    Cheers lads, yea i was thinkin giving it for free is a nono
     
  8. Smurf

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    [SIZE=10.5pt]I could have probably ragged that small window in the vid quicker with the same results [/SIZE]

    [SIZE=10.5pt]However after saying that it gives you the idea how you can clean windows using chems as a boost & pure. I've found using that method works very well but need to rinse much more to help reduce spotting & drip marks as the glass dries out. Vents like that will give you the most issues getting them soaking wet like that too. [/SIZE]

    [SIZE=10.5pt]If I can reach the frames etc on the ground floor I sometimes rag & magic sponge them first like this example. [/SIZE]

    [SIZE=10.5pt] View attachment 3623 [/SIZE]

    [SIZE=10.5pt]If I need to restore plastic on first floor and above I have 3 methods I could use. [/SIZE]


    [SIZE=10.5pt]I would defo not offer a first window clean for free but often include a free window clean on a full exterior deep clean (added into the price already so its not really free) :Image13: [/SIZE]
     
  9. shazzy692002

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    I don't charge extra for 1st cleans, but I do make the customer aware that that the 1st clean is not always 100%. before i do them..Normally the 2nd time they are 100%.

    I could charge them double and go over them twice, but my way seem to work for me.
     
  10. Duncs

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    good video always been on my mind how you get them spotless on first cleans
    going into W F P this is the method i will use for first cleans
    to me they have to be perfect when finished
     
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