Tecbuk Brush

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Belfastcleaning, Sep 20, 2012.

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  1. Belfastcleaning

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    Tecbuk dual trim red polyester monofilament With scraper and scrubber pad..

    Recieved the brush on Tuesday, was instantly amazed how well the brush is put together, it shows quality and looks like it will last.

    When I first opened it, I thought it looked very small. I compared to my dual trim super lite, and the stock is an inch or so shorter, but the bristle coverage is pretty much the same just the edges are rounded rather than the superlites squared..

    The bristles are thinner and look like there is a lot more. There isn't a huge difference in length between the dual trim and it splays a lot better and easier.

    The brush seems to glide over the glass great, also on leaded glass. I found sometimes my super lite would stick and jerk on the glass, but the tecbuk just flies over and you can feel it in your fingers that's it's still giving a good clean effortlessly..

    I am very pleased with this brush and it puts my other 4 brushes to shame. Some will disagree and others will say its a sales gimmick, but I bet Richard is laughing behind his computer as some of the insults. I too myself made a few negative comments before about this brush and I take them all back! Richard isn't given enough credit for his brushes and for those to comment when they haven't tried are just wrong!

    I defintily feel the brush was cleaning quicker... Price wise, well it's worth every penny. Really it's only a couple of quid more than others but you can clearly tell why it's a few quid extra. But when you need to re new, you only have to buy the brush head, everything else can used again.

    Think Iv covered most things, Iv only used it for 7 houses but I am a very happy chappy and will be ordering another very soon along with a boars hair.

    1 last thing, customer services is second to none! Cheers for all the help and info Richard..

    For those who have thought about it, don't think to long!! I'm sorry i didn't buy one ages ago!!
     
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  2. Dodger

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    Agree with every word, I can't compare against other pro brushes but the brush Richard sent us out to trial is everything he said it was.
     
  3. spruce

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    Thanks for putting up your review - I found it interesting and informative.

    I also liked the way it glided over leaded windows, the only brush that would compete with it was the old Vikan oval flocked brushes.

    Is it heavier than your Superlite?

    I found the 90 degree brush socket and adaptor increased the height of the brush and found it restricted access to difficult to reach areas ie windows behind large pot plants etc. I also found that due to the narrower brush stock the brush was unstable when scrubbing at an angle. Would work better with an angled brush socket IMHO, but then the scraper won't work effectively..

    But for me, its the weight that's the issue, on the brush I bought anyway.

    There have been some positive reviews over the months, but most of these cleaners don't seem to have stuck with it as their everyday brush. To me that doesn't fully compute.

    The other thing I'm still very much interested in is that Richard says it can clean with one pass and no follow up rinse. Have you tried this technique?

    Spruce
     
  4. Martyn

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    Interesting write up Belfast.
    Could you give us a little background information please?

    How long have you been doing wfp?
    Exactly which brush do you normally use?
    What type of windows did the seven houses have?
    What was the extent of the soilage, light, medium or heavy?

    Thank you!

    Dodger, what brush do you use if it's not a pro brush?
     
  5. Dodger

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    I've been using a diy that I tested my pressure sprayer system with and more recently a Vikan hi-lo sill brush mate, I say again I'm not a seasoned pole user more an absolute beginner but now get what Richard say's about the Ariel. It's fair to assume the diy is getting binned and the Vikan, well it'll come in useful for something lol.
     
  6. Martyn

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    I used a Hi-Lo brush once, it's far too heavy for anything but ground floor work but was very good for conservatories, unfortunately it wore out in six months so I didn't replace it.
     
  7. Belfastcleaning

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    Spruce - to be honest I never even felt or noticed a change in weight. The tecbuk has the same socket as my superlite ( just the straight in one )

    I wouldn't say there is no need for a final rinse as I spent about a minute trying to get 1 wee speck off!! I'll always give a rinse anyway as I'm fussy. But I will try the no rinse on my mums windows tomorrow and they haven't been done in a while!

    Martyn- Iv been wfp now for about 4 months. I had been using the super lite dual trim med mix. The windows I mentioned where normal PVC, second storey, bays, and over roof/conservatories/extensions...? They were my regular cleans so they would were lightly soiled.
     
  8. Martyn

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    Thank you! B)
     
  9. harunh

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    does richard own tecbrush website
     
  10. Dodger

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    I would think so H lol.
     
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