Sore Hands

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Ade, Mar 21, 2013.

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  1. Ade

    Ade Member
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    Hi folks, just looking for some feedback.
    I'm new to wfp only 2nd week and my hands are killing me with sores and cuts
    I wondered if it was the pure water affecting them ?
    Is it better to wear gloves and keep the pure water off my hands ?
     
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  2. Belfastcleaning

    Belfastcleaning Grand Master
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    Why are you getting pure water over your hands? I always wear gloves when using the pole, I never get wet hands which is a good thing as my gloves are not waterproof!
     
  3. OoO

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    sounds like you are stood to close to upstairs windows and water is running down pole.......
     
  4. Brightsure

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    I used to have this problem on my face with splashbacks, used to sting like crazy, no idea why, Not had the problem on my hands though but mind you i was a traditional window cleaner for 16 years before pole work so hands are pretty used to it.
     
  5. Ade

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    Cheers all, def had some come down the pole, esp when in confined passage ways
    Will try and keep water off hands
    Brightsure, been trad for 20 years so no idea why getting grief now lol
     
  6. OoO

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    You should be stood to the side,

    Ade i also read you are using an unger brush?

    I think you could be the only one i know to use em :eek:

    Check out gardiner or tecbuk :)
     
  7. koopmaster

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    water coming down the pole means there is a leak somewhere, check the connections
     
  8. Tuffers

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    My sore thumb. Stings like buggery.

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  9. Belfastcleaning

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    Oh yes I have a few windows up tight alleys and have got soaked a few times, I use tecbuk brushes, and tecbuk have an attachment that will swivel the brush, so instead of standing directly under the window, you can stand to the side, and the brush stays horizontal, instead of being slanted, is much easier and quicker to clean..

    Check it out, https://www.windowcleaningforums.co.uk/topic/4839-tecbuk-sidetrack-review/page-4#entry98550

    I also like the hybrid brush, and the full polyester by tecbuk
     
  10. Jeff Brimble

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    Get some vaseline and cotton gloves, apply liberally and then go to sleep.Keep doing it.
     
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