Sun/heat/rinsing

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by OoO, Jun 19, 2013.

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  1. OoO

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    If you are cleaning a house and its been hot today (25-30 degrees)

    Do you rinse the same or more than normal in the shade?

    Although the sun is not on the windows, the air/heat will dry them quicker.

    So do you rinse more when its hot even in the shade?

    Damo
     
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  2. spruce

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    Yes, but not as much as if the windows were in the hot sun. The trouble is that houses get hot inside and that warmth radiates out, so we really want to make sure each window and gap is cool so the water flushes the dirt away. If it dries too quickly, we found that it can leave a mess.

    We have also found the water in the van is luke warm and so doesn't do as good a cooling job.

    I remember a window cleaner in Cyprus using WFP telling us on another forum that they spend a while cooling each window down with water by running the brush over it before attempting to clean and rinse the glass. The results were terrible if they didn't do this.
     
  3. OoO

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    Yeah this is what i was thinking tbh.

    Problem is we get so few "HOT" days i forgot how to rinse lol :D
     
  4. Gmeister

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    I have noticed by midday that water is luke warm too.

    I guess it effects rinsing then?
     
  5. mark m

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    Just rinse a bit more
     
  6. HotWash Window Cleaners

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    I use hot all the time and have no problems with hot windows, just turn up the water flow.
     
  7. Richard

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    [SIZE=medium]What are you rising off with the final rinse, those little bits you sometime get on the glass or dirty water? [/SIZE]

    [SIZE=medium]Did a couple of medium sized commercial buildings in the hot sun, didn’t do a final rinse at all, on any of the windows. This work is done regularly window frames are good, the water is pure; the brush is clean, 2.5 litres water flow rate was more than enough today.[/SIZE]

    [SIZE=medium]Cleaned the insides as well, windows were all dry by the time I left, clean, spot free. 100% Polyester brush.[/SIZE]

    [SIZE=medium]Richard[/SIZE]
     
  8. OoO

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    I'm not having issues. Just wondering.
     
  9. rcproperty

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    i do it the same as if it was cold, only ever time i rince more is on first cleans or if they have muck on them.

    also my water is always hot! noticed today it was a little hotter than normal,
     
  10. HotWash Window Cleaners

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    Do you find the wfp gets hot? Mine was proper hot today, brush felt super soft too.
     
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