Third Floor Juliet Balconies

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by SPECI4L, Aug 11, 2016.

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  1. SPECI4L

    SPECI4L Member
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    I've got a few first floor Juliet balconies... a bit of a pita but can get them done.

    I've noticed an apartment block going up close to where I work & as the title suggests it has Juliet balconies up to the third floor!
    I can't imagine these being possible with wfp, unless I'm missing a trick.

    Anybody had any experience of these?
     
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  2. spruce

    spruce Grand Master
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    #2 spruce, Aug 11, 2016
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    We had 2 apartment blocks with those balconies SPECI4L . (Ground floor, 1st and 2nd floor.)

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    The 2nd floor was much harder to clean, so I can imagine the 3rd floor near enough impossible. (There were 16 of these balconies which was my job. My son did all the other windows including the stairways in the time it took me the clean these. What made it more difficult was parked cars which effected 10 of the balconies as they overlooked the street. I also used an Unger Teleplus ali pole as the rough metal bars were damaging my carbon fibre pole.)

    I once spoke to a guy cleaning a block of flats with Juliet balconies with a 57' Facelift c/b pole a good 10 years ago. His contract with the management company was that he just cleaned the top section of the french doors he could reach and it was the responsibility of the owners/tenants to open their doors and clean the bottom section he couldn't.

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    I don't know what he did with the windows on the lower walk-out balcony on the first floor - I never asked him.
    I only ever saw him clean those windows twice - haven't seen anyone cleaning them for years since then.

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  3. Andy

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    Turn the pole sideways push brush through bars rotate back. If you have a Gardiner scraper fitted take it off.
     
  4. adamangler

    adamangler Wakefield Window Warrior
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    Either do the glass what you can easily access or don't do it

    Simple to me
     
  5. peter rogers

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    adamangler :fubar: thats my new dislike touch lol

    dont be a lazy ****

    just take ur time with them turn the head round near vertical its hard but do able
     
  6. CHWS

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    When all else fails get the ladder :cool:
     
  7. Chris Dall

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    Just turn the brush 90 degrees on the quick lock head on the gardiners pole. Presuming you use gardiners
     
  8. SPCleaning

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    I have done this many times. It takes seconds to switch it around.
     
  9. spruce

    spruce Grand Master
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    The Quiklok system wasn't around when we did those JB's. It would have made the job much quicker.
     
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