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  1. Matt Barnett

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    I'm currently working for someone with I good ongoing business using long reach pole system 4 years now I've been with him & wanting now to start up on my own.. I have many questions but mainly now I was wondering if anyone is using a hot wash system & are the benefits as good as I hear? The area I'm in nobody is using it.. I'm looking at a diesel run hot tank to run with a 350lt tank built in a vw caddy.. I understand the cleaning of hot & cold wash.. I would like to know the cost of using & the bad points.. Everything has a bad point
     
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    i am currently building my own diesel hot stystem matt,when i look at the two options gas and diesel the gas is simpler in operation,very cheap to enter the hot water option,diesel is an expensive stystem to purchase/service and maintain
    for instance should the pump go its £248,thats two and a half gas heaters,the daily running costs i beleive are around the same,the only reason i am going for the diesel option is that i have my dog with me and i prefer him not to inhale the fumes from the heater,(not an option to open the windows as he'll be out of the van before i knew it)
     
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    The guy I work for is using cold water he has 2 vans I'm running a 600Lt ionic system built in to a Renault trafic lwb & the 2nd van is a 350lt.. I very rarely use the full tank.. I can do a £300 day & use just under half a tank. He runs a large client Base. The area I'm in is getting bigger there's a huge ask for homes so alot of areas are being built on.. There's room out there for me.. There's also no other company running a hot wash in the local area. I've done alot of research & research on systems to start me off.. Like I said I've been doing it for 4 years. I've fallen for the 350Lt xline.. The diesel heater from them is a high price of 2995 so I don't think I'll be going there.. I could go for the beginners kit for a grand but after running nice equipment for such a long time it would drive me mad using something I'm not sure will last 6 months.. Got plenty of idea's & ways to get the custom but don't want to be to keen.. Even thought of renting a van for a year? I'm definitely going for the hot wash do you know a good place to look for the gas systems?
     
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