HELP!!! BIRD POO WONT BUDGE!

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by SHAQ TULLOCH, May 27, 2015.

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  1. SHAQ TULLOCH

    SHAQ TULLOCH Active Member
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    Hi, me again ...

    so this week i have started my biggest job yet which i have been quite excited about.. THEN..

    i have been cleaning the windows that are absolutely COVERED in bird poo!! its been there since last august and it just wont budge at all using my brodex brush so iv even tried wrapping round a microfibre clothe to the brush to give the poo a wipe and then brushing and rinsing like usual after but its still not perfect which is really frustrating.. what can i do to get this S*** off?

    PLEASE HELP lol





    (THIS IS JUST THE ONE SIDE OF THE BUILDING :) )


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  2. luc

    luc Well-Known Member
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  3. SHAQ TULLOCH

    SHAQ TULLOCH Active Member
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    thanks luc, i need a quick alternative as im back on it tomorrow and wont be able to get hold of one of those ..
     
  4. tench0771

    tench0771 Grand Master
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    spray ubik2000 on ur brush scrub the glass an leve it for 5 min its keep it wet tho an soapy then it will slide off or u can use one of these

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  5. spruce

    spruce Grand Master
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    I'm afraid the only suggestion I have is to temporarily abandon the clean until you get something to get this baked on stuff off. I would inform them of the issue and that you will be back on Monday/Tuesday next week.

    We use an Unger scraper and an Unger Teleplus pole to solve this problem.

    http://www.wintecs.co.uk/catalog/unger-ergotec-scraper-10cm-p-135.html?cPath=57_26

    This looks good

    http://www.wintecs.co.uk/catalog/bn...tec-glass-scraper-10cm-p-922.html?cPath=57_26

    Pole
    http://www.wintecs.co.uk/catalog/un...ion-basic-pole-825m-p-664.html?cPath=57_29_92

    add on extensions to make it the right length.
    http://www.wintecs.co.uk/catalog/unger-teleplus-125m-addon-section-p-1149.html?cPath=57_29_92

    and
    http://www.wintecs.co.uk/catalog/unger-teleplus-125m-addon-section-p-473.html?cPath=57_29_92

    We hardly ever use extension 5
    http://www.wintecs.co.uk/catalog/unger-teleplus-125m-addon-section-p-1151.html?cPath=57_29_92

    The other alternative is use a ladder and an ordinary scraper.
     
  6. Posh

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    LADDERS!!!
     
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  7. SHAQ TULLOCH

    SHAQ TULLOCH Active Member
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    the only thing is the facility manager likes the health and safety aspect of a reach and wash and wouldnt be keen on ladders being used
     
  8. spruce

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    Fair comment. Then you are going to have to postpone the clean until you get a solution.

    We have a school building we do once a year and we have endless bird strikes that are baked on. Even removing some of this with a scraper is a challenge.

    We once tried a presoak with UBIK applied from a backpack but this didn't help our situation. Using a scraper on a bendy Teleplus pole on third story windows with a 5th extension can be fun.
     
  9. SHAQ TULLOCH

    SHAQ TULLOCH Active Member
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    when scrapping with extendable pole the scrapper just seems to bouce of the glass and make a horrible noice
     
  10. SHAQ TULLOCH

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    white vinegar ... mirofibre cloth then brush an rinse ?? surely that would do the trick ? no ?
     
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