Ubik 2000 - Using It On Guttering, Will It Affect Window Cleaning After?

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  1. vinny8467

    vinny8467 Member
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    HI All

    I have read many posts about using UBIK 2000 to spray on guttering to loosen the sh1t before cleaning it off. Should any of this drain onto the windows which is highly likely, will this affect the cleaning of them after using WFP system?

    Thanks

    Vinny
     
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  2. Smurf

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    [SIZE=10.5pt]Drips will defo get on glass, frames & sills when cleaning guttering, facia soffit & cladding so need to be mindful like using any chem that it doesn’t dry out on the surface as could leave a stain. Using too strong a mix of ubik I've found can also discolour white plastic as it reacts with the dirt. [/SIZE]

    [SIZE=10.5pt]Quite a few including myself use ubik as a boost to do first cleans on filthy windows too. So regards to affecting wfp work you just have to rinse well to get rid of any residue to help reduce spotting & drip marks when the glass dries out. Simples.... [/SIZE]
     
  3. vinny8467

    vinny8467 Member
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    Thanks Smurf

    Do you apply it via the brush or have your rigged up some kind of extended lance / sprayer?

    Vinny
     
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    Eclipse Well-Known Member
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    Use a degreaser that's pH neutral instead of the alkaline ubik and it won't stain.
     
  5. Smurf

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    so what do you use then eclipse?
     
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    Eclipse Well-Known Member
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    I'm an ex chemical engineer so make my own, it's water based and contains d-limonene so all natural too.
     
  7. vinny8467

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    Eclipse - Is this something you sell?

    Smurf - Do you apply it to the guttering via the brush or have your rigged up some kind of extended lance / sprayer?
     
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    norm Grand Master
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    Is it a secret formula?
     
  9. Belfastcleaning

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    I have cleaned conservatories, roof frames and glass.. With Ubik and tap water.. And the windows dry spotless..
     
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    Ubik 2000 can take paint off aluminium frame and metal painted frames. Best to apply it to the brush head diluted.
     
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