How do you get your squeegee into these tight angles at top of window?

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  1. buzzing

    buzzing Active Member
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    Do you just push squeegee as high as possible then scrim what is missed in the difficult to reach angles at the top of the windows?

    I have a flexible unger squeegee head but still find it hard to manouver into gaps?
     

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  2. Smurf

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    #2 Smurf, Apr 27, 2014
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    Try using a wagtail type swivel applicator & squeegee instead.

    That's another good reason why I started using wfp method aswell to be honest as I find it great on awakard stuff like that too.
     
  3. norm

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    if u use a ladder put ladder onto top facia and reach by hand safely:rolleyes:
    if no ladder as Smurf says
     
  4. Tuffers

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    And give them soffits a going over while you're up there :) a few extra quid to earn there :thumbsup:
     
  5. mrtaytay

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    The smaller window looks fairly straight forward and should be possible with your unger squeegee, if the blade is flexible......i would cut the edge with the end of the sqeegee blade then make sure the squeegee is at the same angle as the window frame and then pull down. The larger ones look a bit trickier......I would ensure the blade was loose and flexible, pull from the top left hand side, following the edge of the frame and then pull down. Not easy. If you can get your ladder up there as norm suggests then that would be better.
     
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    trad o wfp 1...well if you cant get up there it is tricky....:rofl:
     
  7. rugbywolf

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    Get a ladder.
     
  8. Smurf

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    And put it where excatly :rolleyes:

     
  9. Tuffers

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    On the glass :laugh:
     
  10. Smurf

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    You're a fine one to talk norm after your ladder fall :confused:

    Do you mean use a pointy ladder as a normal ladder could not be set safely on that apex fascia?

    To be honest I would not want to use a pointy ladder on that job either but thats just me.



     
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