This one made me nervous

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Diwrnach, Jul 7, 2016.

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  1. Diwrnach

    Diwrnach Grand Master
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    Have this on a 3 month clean, its from the late 1500s, leaded and stained glass most of it being original.

    Didn't fancy breaking them.....

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  2. paul1

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    I'm still no expert a year in but would defo use a soft brush or flocked not medium etc? nice place
     
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    Stunning building - as Paul said use a soft brush because I bet those pains wobble in the old lead mounts. I've got one like this and I pray I don't break a window or flood their rooms every time!
     
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    Ignore the others, you did the sensible thing.

    Wore brown pants to work! :))
     
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  5. David K

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    Got a house with these type really old leaded , and it runs on the inside every time , but it's ok . But I hate that bounce that it makes .... I hardly touch it though, delicate job .. :confused:
     
  6. Diwrnach

    Diwrnach Grand Master
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    Yeah you're right, I wasn't actually there to do the windows, just ended up doing them and that was the only brush to hand.

    I did their drive last year which is about the size of your average car park and did their patio a couple of months back which was big enough that it took all day with a 21" rotary, was actually there cleaning their gutters, I had avoided mentioning I did windows as I really didn't want them but the old girl asked me for a card to give to her friend and of coarse it had windows on it.......
     
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    I have done some of them windows i hate them they bend when you put just a little pressure on them and they leak like f..k you need a soft brush and you just have to tickle them and pray.
     
  8. Taxlossloz

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    What gutter vac you use Mat ?
     
  9. Diwrnach

    Diwrnach Grand Master
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    I use this one GCS 3000 watt kit

    But I haven't used it in months to be honest, I always take it but rarely actually use it, find it quicker and easier to just hop up the ladder with a 5m harris pole and pro gutter tools, I get up to check downpipes are clear anyway.
     
  10. Taxlossloz

    Taxlossloz Grand Master
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    Yeah I have always thought same
    but I've acquired use of one if I get the poles
    There's been a few jobs where I could really use it - especially commercial
    Do I go for Carbon or alloy poles ??
     
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