Opinions - Facelift Compact

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Danfire, Feb 20, 2016.

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  1. Danfire

    Danfire Well-Known Member
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    I've been cleaning mostly traditional for the past three years and bought a backpack and pole for a few windows I couldn't access from a ladder or the pitch wasn't safe.

    I have a friend that has a factory where they have a massive RO unit making thousands of gallons of water. This gets used somewhere in the manufacture of whatever it is they produce. He has been supplying me with barrels water that I have been using for window cleaning (with great results).

    I've been considering a van mount to do a bit more WFP cleaning but was a bit put off by some of the prices. On the WCW site there are some new Facelift Compact systems that are closer to my price range and with my limited knowledge I think they might fit the bill.

    Does anyone have any experience or opinion of these products and is there anything else I should be considering? Thanks for any advice.
     
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  2. Adams0211

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    I've been looking at the facelift compact systems too so I'll be interested to see what advice you get.

    A lot of people will tell you that you can make your own system for less money which is true.

    I spoke to someone at WCW because I wanted to know what the procedure was if, for example, the pump failed. They said that each component is easily removable and they keep all the components in stock.


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  3. Dragbag

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    I was considering this to at the beginning of the year.. the problem I have is there is just not enough information about the compact, I think there is it 425 L model coming out this month, and another concern was that if there was an issue with the battery and had to be replaced or if the pump failed and had to be changed.when I spoke to them I asked if they could get back to me when they have a more descriptive video. It also looks like you can bolt it :whistle:through to the chassis but again no information about stretch bands:thumbsdown:
     
  4. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    adam davies can sort you chaps out. Probably at a better price as well. :whistle:
     
  5. Cghwindowcleaning

    Cghwindowcleaning Well-Known Member
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    If your going to the trouble of a ready built system why would you want to fit it yourself?

    In my opinion the best out there at the minute is Grippatank great product,great support you can add bit on as you go ro,di or hot water and its crash tested.

    It also handles very well with a fully baffled tank and a low centre of gravity you can hardly tell its in the van.
     
  6. Bingo

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    Not being funny mate, but that's all you seem to do is recommend Adam Davies/TCW.....you part owner or something :whistle:.
     
  7. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    Nope Bingo. No vested interest whatsoever other than seeing our fellow windys get a service they deserve.

    I have dealt with WCW, X-line, Mr Scargil, Cleaning Spot and a couple of others and been let down by each of them. I believe in giving my customers the best possible service available and believe as a customer I should expect nothing less.

    Never dealt with Grippa so my only comment there is seems a bit pricey.

    I have never been let down by TCW. They stock everything I need and want, rapid delivery, knowledgable staff. So when someone asks for advice on where to shop for something in all good conscience it's the place I recommend.

    I also like Mr Gardiners products very much :)

    P..S. I am also a massive fan of Jordan King at Waterworks (Power Up Reels) another leading example of customer service.
     
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    green: does adam davies fit wfp systems as he would be close to me?could you please give me his contact details!!!
     
  9. Danfire

    Danfire Well-Known Member
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    Thanks to all for the responses...There have been a few alternatives suggested...the system I was looking at is the larger 425 litre tank for just over 1k with the vat...that's the kind of money I'm happy to spend...are the alternatives suggested around the same sort of money?
     
  10. daveyboy

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    You can do it yourself for less than half that
     
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