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moss in frame corners

spruce

The Sprucefather
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8,003
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Teesside
I bought 100 tubs for a pound a tub. Usually hand a new clean customer a tub and a scrub pad so they can clean difficult stuff themselves. I see I just jumped in regarding moss on corners of glass. Not really a problem with hot water because first thing I do is go around and wet all the windows with the brush. Then go back and begin cleaning all the windows and doors. Finally go back and clean them all again especially the glass any stubborn bits I will give them a good soak and go back to them in the end. The hotter the water then the easier stuff breaks loose, a bit like a washing machine's 60 degree wash. I could never go back to cold, did it for a few houses and gave up. I'm Conditioned to use hot and couldn't go back the way. fwiw
3 tubs of the stuff lasts us months.
 

steve garwood

ginger lion
Messages
6,518
Location
Bromley
I bought 100 tubs for a pound a tub. Usually hand a new clean customer a tub and a scrub pad so they can clean difficult stuff themselves. I see I just jumped in regarding moss on corners of glass. Not really a problem with hot water because first thing I do is go around and wet all the windows with the brush. Then go back and begin cleaning all the windows and doors. Finally go back and clean them all again especially the glass any stubborn bits I will give them a good soak and go back to them in the end. The hotter the water then the easier stuff breaks loose, a bit like a washing machine's 60 degree wash. I could never go back to cold, did it for a few houses and gave up. I'm Conditioned to use hot and couldn't go back the way. fwiw
A tub a customer 🤦🏼
 

Chris34

Well-known member
Messages
1,051
Location
Stockport, Cheshire
ive noticed on some windows tiny moss bits in some corner windows. tried brushing it out . not that great a result. tried a tooth brush. no good anyone found a tool to flick out . end up trying a sharp knife next
You know what I've found that's perfect for most if not all of them... my van key, the end of the key is angled 45 degrees on each side and it means it gets right into the corner easily enabling me to flick them out.
 

Iron Giant

Staff member
Moderator
Messages
9,089
Location
Durham
I use a claw brush from Halfords cycle section as my go to brush is a soft brush.
My lad uses a stiff brush all year through which gets that moss out of the corners no problem.
Same for me it's easily removed with the hook end may be worth using a spray bottle with some household bleach I did a bad one on Friday were the previous cleaner for the previous owner had clearly never bothered to remove any moss at any point
 

scottish cleaning service

Well-known member
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7,492
Location
Paisley
Same for me it's easily removed with the hook end may be worth using a spray bottle with some household bleach I did a bad one on Friday were the previous cleaner for the previous owner had clearly never bothered to remove any moss at any point
Aye, I'm beginning to get fed up with my brush getting covered in grass cuttings and dirt aswell as moss. You then clean the glass and it goes all over it. Starting to use a damp cloth for those jobs and leave them in a bucket till I have enough for the washing machine. Then need to clean out washing machine after the cycle or the stuff ends up on my clothes, never easy.
 

Iron Giant

Staff member
Moderator
Messages
9,089
Location
Durham
Aye, I'm beginning to get fed up with my brush getting covered in grass cuttings and dirt aswell as moss. You then clean the glass and it goes all over it. Starting to use a damp cloth for those jobs and leave them in a bucket till I have enough for the washing machine. Then need to clean out washing machine after the cycle or the stuff ends up on my clothes, never easy.
You need to refine your technique your making a mountain out of a molehill, very unlike you 😅
 

scottish cleaning service

Well-known member
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7,492
Location
Paisley
You need to refine your technique your making a mountain out of a molehill, very unlike you 😅
I have definitely refined my earning technique because I'm smashing my two ton target everyday now. Might be just the weather but making hay while sun shines. If this keeps up the new van will be a reality. Got talking to a big cleaning company who have expanded massively in last year but now running alot of debt to pay for it, watch this space! 🤔
 
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