Glass Conservatory Roofs

Discussion in 'Conservatory Cleaning' started by M.K Cleaners.co.uk, Aug 24, 2012.

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  1. M.K Cleaners.co.uk

    M.K Cleaners.co.uk Grand Master
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    Hate cleaning them, bloddy night mare. Next time im double the price for glass ones. take way to long lol
     
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  2. mark m

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    When i do them i spray virosol on and i leave it for 5 minutes then is use customers tap on a vikan brush give it some welly lol i get it up lovery and clean then i go back to a good brush and pure water comes up like a treat but you need to price it up double what you would charge a poly carbonate roof
     
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    I hit it wit the virosol but it was still a pain in the behind lol. Ill be double the price on all glass roofs from now on. Ive done 2-3 before but this was by far the worst
     
  4. Richard

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    I clean them often, never had a problem, easy and quick to do with the right brush and a good flow of pure water – no chemicals needed.

    Use a boars hair brush, if you don’t have one use a Nylon filament brush – these are absorbent filaments, what ever you use don’t use a low to non absorbent filament such as polyester filament, a one hour job could take you 10 times longer or you will need to put in 10 times the effort.

    Richard
     
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    give me a link for one of these brushes your recommending for my pole mate ? thanks
     
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    I would rather spray with virosol than spend all that extras time scrubbing. It was covered it dry green stuff (algae I think it is?) the stuff was rock hard.
     
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    mk can u spray ecover ? and will it do the same job as virosol ?
     
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    harunh, you can contact me direct if you want a brush.

    In some cases using a chemical or detergent to aid in cleaning is fine, but you can still use a different brush.

    Just make sure the brushes are actually different, I have read post where a window cleaner says he has 5 or 6 brushes, with all the same type of brush filament, having two very different brushes would be of more use.

    Mk Cleaners, A Boars Hair brush will remove Green & Black algae from a glass roof not matter how many years it’s been on there. Once you have washed away any grit and at the same time given the pure water a chance to soak in, you can apply more pressure and I can assure you the algae will be cleaned off almost immediately.

    You don’t have to buy my brushes, but if you do want to buy a different brush, make sure the brush does have a different filament, and then you will be trying something different.

    In this instance - Brush/Filament difference doesn’t mean a change in filament colour or stiffness or length, shape, size or weight; these changes are too small to be expecting a big difference when cleaning.

    Richard
     
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    I cleaned a glass roof for a tenner, not all that big, and she now gets me to do it every 2 visits
     
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    Im not a fan of e-cover, before I started with vir0sol I used fairy. It worked okay but theres alot of scrubbing invloved. Virosol isnt that expensive I think I got mine for about 10-15 quid for 5 litre. Its also good for cleaning van/cars. I spray some on before I was my van, then just go over it with water. Comes up great!
     
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