Stained Lead On Self Cleaning Glass Help

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Tuffers, May 31, 2013.

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  1. Tuffers

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    Got another new job today. She wants her conny roof cleaned as well on the first clean. One problem that I saw was that the lead flashing between the house brickwork and the self cleaning glass has bled onto the glass. This is going to be a pig. How do I get it clean? From my experience this has never come up that well in the past. It will be done wfp btw.

    Ideas?
     
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  2. OoO

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    This has been covered before on here.

    "from memory" acid type cleaner will fetch it off.

    I dont mean ubik either :(

    I wouldnt touch with a barge pole either (acid)
     
  3. bluemonkey

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    don't, I had this prob and got told it was a acid job and to avoid, but if you want to look like you are giving it a go, try jif on a scrubber
     
  4. OoO

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    Yeah blue monkey is on the ££££

    Wouldn't touch it mate
     
  5. David Taylor

    David Taylor Well-Known Member
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    Acid may/will remove the hydrophobic layer on the self cleaning glass which will need to be re-coated if cleaned with acid.

    It might be easier to test an area with normal cleaning as the bleeding may just be sat on top of this layer and wipe off.
     
  6. OoO

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    The only thing i know that has cleaned it in the past was alloy wheel cleaner (acid based)

    But again one hell of a risk.
     
  7. bluemonkey

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    just say, "have asked around and there isn't anything that will remove and not damage the glass" you could be opening your self to a world of hassle
     
  8. Tuffers

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    Yep, I tend to agree. If pure don't shift it I'll explain with my gift of the gab :Image13: think she fancies me anyway :Image12:
     
  9. M.K Cleaners.co.uk

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    Hydrochloric acid.
     
  10. Mr B shine

    Mr B shine Active Member
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    With a job like that I talk to the customer and 99% of the time they say ok don't worry about it then.
     
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