First cleans all day today

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Haz, Oct 21, 2015.

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  1. Haz

    Haz Member
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    Toke me 2 hours yesterday to do 1 first clean :(

    I average about 5 houses per day using over 600 litres of water in total.

    First cleans are a nightmare !
     
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  2. daveyboy

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    What are you doing to use that much water
    How i do it is scrub top frame and rinse then scrub whole window...turn water off if you are gonna take a while
    Go to next window and repeat
    Go back to first window and clean like a normal clean as in scrub whole lot and rinse
    Job done
    If really dirty order some virosol or ubik to spray on the brush or window first
    First cleans take minutes more than maintenance cleans not hours
     
  3. adamangler

    adamangler Wakefield Window Warrior
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    Do the lot with whatever chemical then go round glass again. A first clean should take about 1.5-2 times as long depending how bad
     
  4. daveyboy

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    It's pouring down outside and i have a new clean to do
    Nobody in which is how i like it..rain to help with rinsing
    Got some maintenance jobs i can do also as nobody in
    I work in rain but today is a bit heavy..don't mind if custys is out
     
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    Get the trusted ubix in a squirt bottle. Spray on brush haed and have at it. Rinse till suds are gone.
     
  6. Diwrnach

    Diwrnach Grand Master
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    Holy moly, don't take that long, I do it a little different if they are really bad, I explain that look these are really bad and I won't get them perfect first time, it will take 2 maybe 3 cleans to get them up to a top standard, then bosh them out nearly as fast as a regular clean, the customer is always over the moon as they are 10 times cleaner anyway.
     
  7. Poles Apart

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    How on earth can you use 600 litres? You only have to have the flow on low to loosen the dirt, use Virosol first, see far too many posts on pouring loads of water on glass it's bull.
     
  8. daveyboy

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    I just did these 2 the one on the right was a new clean and didn't quite use a 25l drum between the both of them..still a few inches in the bottom
    You're correct Poles Apart throwing water at the glass doesn't clean it better
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    Done for the day now as it's too wet and my neck is still hurting
     
  9. Diwrnach

    Diwrnach Grand Master
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    It shouldn't be taking that long and that much water even if getting it perfect, maybe a different stiffer brush or something?
     
  10. Eviestevie

    Eviestevie Grand Master
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    Jesus 600l
    Hope then had flood prevention;)
     
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