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Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Tuffers, Nov 14, 2013.

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  1. Tuffers

    Tuffers Hero
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    can YOU tell if a window is going to spot while the glass is still wet?

    Reckon I can. The tell tale sign is beads of water that run down the glass in a straight line from the top of the glass. If you are experiencing spotting look out for for these signs.
     
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  2. tench0771

    tench0771 Grand Master
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    ur bang on tuffers i have sin a few of them an had to re rinse grrrrr blady doggy rubbers
     
  3. Rick

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    I'm new to WFP and i'll be looking out for this today!!! "Even though I don't get much spotting now days" :)
     
  4. Eclipse

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    Absolutely, the spots are very uniform when it's going to spot. SWMBO doesn't see it but I can a mile off.
     
  5. Gmeister

    Gmeister Grand Master
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    Yes I have seen this n did wonder!

    I think your right!
     
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    Deffo agree Tuffers.
    When I see a long line of little water beads I always expect trouble like spotting from it.
    In my option I think the water runs on the glass different when it gets contaminated ie dirt from frames.
     
  7. brightvision

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    I've had no bother at all from customers since I started in early October but one of MY windows gives me no end of bother and I have done it at least once a week since kitting my van out at the beginning of September!

    The main window has three smaller windows above it and where these are mitred in is a bit iffy to me. After I rinse the windows the water is running off the mitre joint and leaving a run of spots on the big window. They're only tiny and the wife hasn't 'spotted' them yet (thank gawd) but they are annoying me as I don't know how to get rid of them
     
  8. jpcleaning

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    don't wash the frame on the three little windows above big one, (only do that on first clean)

    on subsequent cleans, just wipe over frame, and down each horizontal gap with slightly wet bristles, and your jets turned off, then

    wash and rinse glass,

    then wash big window underneath, wipe the drips off the three little windows with jets turned off, then rinse big window.


    that's what i do, i never used to, i used to clean whole window and frame, then just rinsed everything in one hit, not good,

    you can only get away with that on some windows .... john.
     
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  10. keir

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    Haha good'un tuffers, and everyone else, thats the sort of info that would've helped no end when i started. Its something that comes with experience and attention to detail innit? Also learning how all your frames and windows clean

    I always find my terrace work used to be bad for this, as they are stacked

    The windows prone to this need a tweak in technique, what i do is clean them as normal but slightly quicker/half attempt then move onto the next window so they can drip dry a bit, then as i approach the window again i'll tap the pole a couple of times to shake excess water off the brush then use the bristles to suck the excess water from the top seal/frame then clean as normal. Also the angle of the brush seems to make a huge difference for rinsing accuracy on these problem frames

    I tend to have it facing up quite a bit so it makes it easier to see the jets on the glass and rinse with the brush on the glass especially just for the top part of the glass then lift off for the rest
     
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