Running Out Of Water Quickly

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by harunh, Apr 18, 2013.

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  1. harunh

    harunh Legend
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    I have a 350litre tank of water and i go through it all nearly everyday now... my flow rates always on 40... ive noticed am doing 20+ houses per day and im starting to carry an extra 3/4 containers with me now just so i dont run out which takes me over my 600 payload :(

    Also i thought that i could turn the water flow down from 40 to 20 everytime and just use 40 for first cleans but i think using 20 would slow me right down...

    wat wud u all do ? get a bigger van ? flow down ? hmm
     
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  2. Window Cleaning Rayleigh

    Window Cleaning Rayleigh Well-Known Member
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    I've got my flow on 26 at the mo, perfect flow for me, and if anything it speeds me up! If I have my flow to high it's too much pressure and goes everywhere! At 26 it just runs down the window nicely! But I still use loads of water cos I rinse a bit too much I think!
     
  3. rcproperty

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    turn flow down, 250-350lts gets me through a day without a problem.
     
  4. harunh

    harunh Legend
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    i rinse a lot aswell... but this is also the reason why i never get complaints for spotting ;)
     
  5. Belfastcleaning

    Belfastcleaning Grand Master
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    I used 350 lt yesterday by about 12pm!
     
  6. OoO

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    I was the same on Monday. Did about 650L
     
  7. Belfastcleaning

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    I only done 13 houses.. Had been wfp tops trad bottoms but are now all wfp
     
  8. Pride Clean

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    Im impressed your doing 20 houses with 350 litres!!
    Personally id get bigger tank & van.
    They might be 'too big' for you at first but you'll grow onto them
     
  9. Smurf

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    [SIZE=10.5pt]Thing you could try H to conserve water whilst doing wfp work is[/SIZE]

    [SIZE=10.5pt]1. Use fan jets instead of pencil jets on your brushes[/SIZE]

    [SIZE=10.5pt]2. Turn the flow rate down to 25-35[/SIZE]

    [SIZE=10.5pt]3. Use an aqua-dapter so can turn water off easily when not needed e.g. moving between windows, raising and lowering the pole etc can save you quite a bit of water too.[/SIZE]

    [SIZE=medium]4. Stop any leaking connections on your hose reel etc.[/SIZE]

    [SIZE=medium]After saying that it will come to a point that you will need a bigger payload van & tank the way you are going. Alternatively you could try using a trailer with a tank setup in it aswell as long as it stays within the towing capacity of the van.[/SIZE]
     
  10. OoO

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    Running off a hose uses more water.

    "Nobody sees your perfection"

    You feel u have unlimited water and rinse everything and flush everything.

    Running off a trolley teaches you to clean to a certain standard.
     
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