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Discussion in 'Chit Chat & Introductions' started by SkulBlaker, Aug 27, 2015.

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  1. SkulBlaker

    SkulBlaker Well-Known Member
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    hey guys, just wanted to introduce myself on here. Name is Kris, just literally in the process of starting a traditional external cleaning business, offering, Windows, gutters/fascias, conservatories and solar panels. Used to work for someone a few years back using WFP system, but as I'm starting myself I've chosen the traditional method just now.

    I have a quick question if you don't mind. I understand the benefits of the "pure" water used with WFP but wondered if this is also worth while when using traditional? I know that by adding detergents to the water I will also add contaminants, but plan on using Ecover to minimise this. Just wondered about your thoughts on it.

    As I'm just starting out I want to make sure the windows that I get to do are as clean as they can be to keep the custom.
     
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  2. steve garwood

    steve garwood ginger lion
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    Hi Kris and welcome. I'm wfp so use pure, but I personally think if you mastered using the squeegee probably, then using pure is a waste of money as you will remove all the water anyway
     
  3. Duncs

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    hi welcome to our forum
    ecover / flash is very popular
    just having quick look at your thread how are you going to clean solar panels trad
    i went to clean the pannels wfp did find this could be quite awkward i personally thik doing trad will be twtt
     
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    I meant properly by the way. DOH
     
  5. SkulBlaker

    SkulBlaker Well-Known Member
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    Hey sorry, noticed I made a mistake in my email address so this is Kris.

    Thanks for the replies. Plan is for the solar panels to have a stand off on the ladder then use trad as I would the windows but with the extendable pole. Hoping this works as don't have any desire to use WFP again, at least until I have built up the business.
     
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    Tap water and fairy / ecover / whatever soap you like.

    Pure is a waste of money if you are done trad.

    Welcome.
     
  7. boarcity

    boarcity Guest

    rainwater feels very nice on the hands and great bubbles hardly need any soap [if you live in a hardwater area its worth loading the bucket with rainwater ]
     
  8. SkulBlaker

    SkulBlaker Well-Known Member
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    Thanks mate, live on the west coast of Scotland so have very soft water here, which is a bonus
     
  9. boarcity

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    you dont realize how Lucky you are . soft water is a real joy to use in this job-should bring a smile to your face [if ever youd tried water from my area you surely would laugh,its not clear for starters ]

    where i live in east anglia [felixstowe] the water is as hard as they come !
    water board guy once told me our water in Suffolk is piped here all the way from Lincolnshire- piping all the sh/t water at great cost by the sounds of it .
     
  10. Diwrnach

    Diwrnach Grand Master
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    Mine is over 430-450ppm out of the tap, its bloody awful, no need to use pure for trad!
     
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