hypo strenghts

Discussion in 'Pressure Washing' started by steve hawing, Jan 28, 2016.

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  1. steve hawing

    steve hawing Active Member
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    What strenght is the hypo you lad buy?

    I found a local farm supplies place selling it and its 11% which I thought was a bit low was expecting about 15% or is 11% plenty?

    Also what price do you lads pay? What I seen was a 20 litre drum i think and it was £18

    Cheers
     
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  2. Taxlossloz

    Taxlossloz Grand Master
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    £16 for 11% I pay
     
  3. steve hawing

    steve hawing Active Member
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    I thought there was a couple of diff strenghts and 11% being the lowest, how do you find the 11 stuff? Is yours from a farm supplies place or a shop? cheers
     
  4. Eviestevie

    Eviestevie Grand Master
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    I pay 11 but that is cost because I have cleaned the farmers Windows for years
    11% percent is plenty strong enuff I'm hypoing 3 drives tomorrow afternoon in prep for cleaning at the weeknd
     
  5. steve hawing

    steve hawing Active Member
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    Are they that bad you need to prespray them and leave overnight or is that what you normally do
     
  6. Eviestevie

    Eviestevie Grand Master
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    The ones I am doing are bad
    But the pre treatment for me is habit and makes the cleaning easier because if done right it will remove half the grime and make pressure washing easier for the sake of 45 min
    Not only that I charge quite a lot for drive cleaning and the customer likes to see that little more effort lol
     
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    Stevie so when you say your hypoing for the weekend would you leave it on untill then or spray on wash off after 20-30 mins like normal ??
     
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    i used to work in the chemicals game for a blue chip fat cat ****** company. 14/15% is standard, can then be blended down to 10/11% or 4/5%. Remember hypo is more or less bleach, leave it the sun long enough it will turn to water.
     
  9. steve garwood

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    Even diluted at 50/50, will it 'burn' the grass when you start pressure washing?
     
  10. Eviestevie

    Eviestevie Grand Master
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    I hypo leave 30 min have a cuppa then rinse
    Steve I never pressure wash the hypo off just rinse it with hose to avoid splashing
    Just been and bought 50l
    £20.60
     
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