High Roof Cleaning

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Window Cleaning Rayleigh, Aug 28, 2013.

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  1. Window Cleaning Rayleigh

    Window Cleaning Rayleigh Well-Known Member
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    Am after some different opinions and prices for this job to clean the underside of the roof that's sticking out from the building. You can't really see in the pic how dirty it is. But it's pretty much just a slight black pollution colour

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    Ive already got the cherry picker in mind and the cost of that. My water fed pole is long enough but to honest the cherry picker is going to make it a lot easier!
     
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  2. Andykarlaxxx

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    Im interested to see how you tackle this.
     
  3. Window Cleaning Rayleigh

    Window Cleaning Rayleigh Well-Known Member
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    Yeah gonna be a fun one!! I've also got to do all glass and empty a hidden gutter that's up on that roof! But those bits will be simple. I done a section with my pole to show her how it would come up, but due to the height it would take way to long to do the rest like this when I can just hire a cherry picker to get up close
     
  4. Andykarlaxxx

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    Do you HAVE to have a license to run a cherry picker? Lol
     
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    If you're on a building site then I think you have to have IPAF training. But im pretty sure it's not a legal requirement for the job I'm looking to do. When I when and had a chat with the bloke at the hire place today he and I went over my risk assessment with him all he said was that there'd be a 15min induction before hire. He never mentioned anything about a license!!
     
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    Depending on how the roof is built would you not get away with using a pressure washing telescopic lance?

    Would you not get away with doing it from the ground with a WFP and Ubik? I suppose that would really depend what the build up of dirt was
     
  9. Andykarlaxxx

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    Oh good, i thought you needed a license, dont know why when your on private property.
     
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    Yep did think about pressure washer but they have no outside water source, and last time it was tried their kitchen was flooded by previous cotractor!! I did a test patch with my pole and some ubik but at that height it was massive aggro, was hard to get enough scrubbing power, that's when I thought right I need a cherry picker for this!!
     
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