overhead wires

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by slippy, Jul 12, 2016.

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  1. slippy

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    you should treat all cables live
    the live cables if you follow them along until you come to the verical poles they are generally marked as danger live
     
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    Just touch them with your brush..soon know if they are live:laugh:
     
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    Got an SLX18, there is a real possibility I will touch it if I go for that top window? Seriously, are they dangerous and are they just for the TV as someone said?
     
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    They are phone lines mate
    Perfectly safe
    Those wooden posts with the metal steps on the sides are for bt to do line repairs
    They carry no more current than your phone socket in the wall
     
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    You wont be reaching that dorma with a 18ft mate, those phone lines are totally safe, I have one house I do with a line right across the middle of a upstairs window, I do the top half above the wire sometimes pole rests on wire, then move the pole underneath to get to the lower half of it, then I push the wire up with pole underneath to rinse window.
     
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    Be careful with electricity, my mate got electrocuted in the bakery.

    He stood on a bun and the currant ran up his leg :D
     
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    I clean 2 house next to each other & both have high windows like this with these wires in the way.. Always work around them as best as possible & I try not to knock them also trying not to get the clamps from the pole caught in them.. It can be tricky specially on a windy day.. Never had a problem though.. Good luck

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