First Day Wfp

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Laugher, Apr 16, 2013.

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  1. Laugher

    Laugher Well-Known Member
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    Started my first day properly after changing people over from traditional overall bin good knackered now though arms ain't use to it lol only did 5 houses 2 were big houses (well for me lol) used lots of water about 300 litres and struggled with spotting so went over the windows twice, day didn't start off well though as hooked up my facelift pole and started to pump water found a leak in the hose pipe where the connector to the micro bore hose but will be quick fix so had to use my slx 25 which I found is a good pole although I didn't put to its limits, defo gonna think about a van mount don't think I can keep filling up my big boy all day although I might end up with arms like arnie lol just need a improvement on my technique and over time I will speed up just like I first started traditional but things are looking good and top it off got a call to quote a job so a good day even with the moments when I fort why did I change over lol

    Sorry if its a point less topic but just wanted people to know how I got on after giving me good advice
     
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  2. rcproperty

    rcproperty Hero
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    That's good, just you wait till the morning! Lol
     
  3. OoO

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    Takes a few weeks to build a WFP neck and arms.

    You could do frames. Let them dry. Then do glass. Slower but less spotting.
     
  4. Tuffers

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    It's slow to start with. The first cycle of cleans is the worst. All that explaining and assuring and then the spotting, then the explaining about spotting and explaining it will work etc.

    You'll get there and when you do, you'll wonder why you didn't do it earlier!
     
  5. Laugher

    Laugher Well-Known Member
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    It starts all over again tomorrow lol I did give out a letter people were more worried about the price going up or not bin able to do the sills upstairs

    any tips how to do the sills upstairs?

    I often wonder y I got to into and stayed window cleaning when I see all my mates on better paid jobs and flash cars, but I'll get there just need the motivation to get up in the morning is my problem hit the snooze button to many times! Lol
     
  6. harunh

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    ull speed up very soon
     
  7. OoO

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    As long at the sills are clean from when you last cleaned em lots of water and a quick brush over.

    With WFP. The front edge of sill gets dirty. Window sills stay cleaner with WFP.
     
  8. Tuffers

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    @ Dammo, I hate doing sills as the brush picks loads of **** up.
     
  9. Pride Clean

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    Go round the frames first, that way you'll not put the **** on the glass and the brush will 'clean it self'. Rinse off and you have a clean window.
    Wouldn't worry too much about scratching glass, the dirt from windows is rarely enough to scratch.
    Just dont drag you brush down walls when your bringing you pole down
     
  10. harunh

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    when i clean windows the dirt on all the sills gathered up is bad but i just brush over it and its gone :)
     
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