Top openers

Discussion in 'Traditional Window Cleaning' started by bazzer, Nov 6, 2014.

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  1. bazzer

    bazzer Active Member
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    hi everyone can any of you tradders tell me best way to squeegee the slim top openers always struggle with them and seem to spend too long detailing them thanks in advance guys
     
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    If its long enough then I can do a good job with the 14"squeegee but its a bit hard to describe how I do it. But for best results, I have an easily accessible 6inch squeegee hanging on my unger pouch. With this you can just use it however you would normally fan a bigger window, and it does a really tidy job.
     
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  3. boarcity

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    i use a wagtail squeegee 12 or 14 inch , fanning a top opener is a breeze
     
  4. rugbywolf

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    If they are very narrow, then you can use a small channel, say three inches, and just do straight blading across.
     
  5. bazzer

    bazzer Active Member
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    thanks for replies guys will be trying all your methods
     
  6. Smurf

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    Having the right size channel makes the job easier even if you have to cut one down.
     
  7. Tuffers

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    You can squeegee top openers by running just part of the blade along the top edge and then put the full blade on the glass when you turn to come back across the glass.
     
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    Or rag it instead Tuffers :D

    Old habits die hard :rolleyes:
     
  9. mark

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    try a wagtail,ive cut a wagtail channel down to 6 inches as u carnt get them in this size.you could also cut a steel channel down and this should fit your blade.or just buy one.
     
  10. daveyboy

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    I have cut a channel down to about 4 inches..works perfectly
     
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