Squeegee Angles

Discussion in 'Traditional Window Cleaning' started by Mr B shine, Jun 7, 2013.

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  1. Mr B shine

    Mr B shine Active Member
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    what do people use for putting on the end of a pole to do windows over consys ect, my normal one has to steep an angle so I can't get a good pull at the end
     
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  2. Posh

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    I couldn't get the hang of it. A lot use a wagtail but I don't think it does a great job as as you say you can't get the pull down.

    I bought a backpack & pole for windows like that. It's a lot easier.
     
  3. Mr B shine

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    how much did they cost you?
     
  4. Posh

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    Depends how you do it. I first of all bought a backpack for £99 & made a pole out of a Harris pole for about £30 & a mate gave me 50 litres of water a week till I got my own di (about £40) & some resin.
     
  5. Gmeister

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    To answer your question, I think you need a zero degree angle so you can squeegee on a pole.

    But I just do the same as posh and use water fed pole for those hard to reach windows
     
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    Wagtail with an Wagtail Angle Arm or an Adjustable Angle Adapter.
    You can Fan down to the bottom, vertical-pulls (down) to the bottom or, horizontal (across) to the bottom....take your pick :Image7: .
    Practice...practice...and more practice is the secret with Wagtails :Image9: .
     
  7. Mr B shine

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    Is it really worth it time wise to get out and get ready your back pack, pole ect just for one window?

    Do you price differently for it?
     
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    I have looked at the wag tails, is there any chance you could post a link of exactly what it is you use parts wise? and is there a maximum length you would use a wagtail at?
    cheers
     
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