How Much Water

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Dodger, Aug 6, 2012.

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  1. Dodger

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    Might be a daft question but I used around 24 litres today on 14 fairly large windows (including frames) 3 houses all first clean and just wondered if I'm using about the right amount. Did most really twice as they were first cleans but should I be using more to make sure they're rinsed well or would I be around the right amount.

    Also is it just me getting old or is wfp harder on the arms than trad cos mine are killing me tonight and I got aches and pains when I started trad but crikey this is worse. I reckon the harris is too heavy for me though so will be looking at a new pole real soon.
     
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  2. rcproperty

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    i was like this the first time i went wfp its just the mussles that you not normaly using!!! the more you do it the better and easier it comes!! got to rock forward and back a little more too!

    harris poles is a good light pole! shame you not closer could get you using some of my heavy bricks!!! lol
     
  3. mark m

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    I think that sounds about right they were after all they were all first cleans so you are going to use more water getting them frames clean .The most important thing is get them right at the end of the day water is pretty cheap so rinse rinse rinse lol. Lots of people when they first start use harris poles and they are a good starter pole i still got mine that i use for caravans .Start saving and get yourself a proper pole like a clx or a slx and a extreme brush you will can work all day and much quicker great poles.
     
  4. Dodger

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    Thats the plan mate, thought about an xmas pressie from the missus but too far away so it'll have to be a bank holida present or something from myself lol.

    Seen a couple on ebay as well that might look closer at for now.
     
  5. rcproperty

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    on some first cleans i have used from 25lts to 125lts on one house! just depends how you do it. like mark says make sure they are right and rinse rinse rinse!
     
  6. Dodger

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    I did that alright, mindya I had a bit of ecover on the brush so had to get rid of suds anyway lol.
     
  7. rcproperty

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    yer that always uses a lot more water! sometime they just dont want to go!
     
  8. Dodger

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    Got drenched on last one as well, by time I got to it time was about 7'ish and was cream crackered so didn't notice there was was no guttering round the bay window below lol.
     
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    oh dear! only you could do that!!!!! lol good way to cool off tho!
     
  10. Dodger

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    Came down the smooth lead like niagra falls lol

    Couple of litres seems a lot more when it hits ya in the face
     
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