Ubik or virisol

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Scots lad, Jan 4, 2016.

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  1. Scots lad

    Scots lad Active Member
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    Right am looking to find out what you guys would use for upv frame cleaning when doing first cleans and how diluted you would do it . Cheers
    Happy new year all
     
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  2. Tuffers

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    I've only ever used Virosol. Make up a solution of 10:1 (10 parts water to 1 part virosol) and put it in a 1 litre spray bottle. Spray on the brush and clean. It suds up so more rinsing than normal will be needed.
     
  3. Andy

    Andy Forum Addict
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    I use ubik at the moment for first cleans and fascia's and soffits at 25 to 1
     
  4. steve garwood

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    Yep, exactly the same as tuffers, virosol at 10:1.
    Insolently, if your looking for a decent pump action sprayer, just bought a blinding one in wilkos
     
  5. kahoona

    kahoona Well-Known Member
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    virosol for me too, i use it at 20:1 find it works fine at this level.
     
  6. Adams0211

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    Exactly the same as tuffers and Steve. I've never tried Ubik.
     
  7. Tuffers

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    Yeah I got one from Wilkos too. 3 litre I think it is. Can't find the link for it now.
     
  8. Scots lad

    Scots lad Active Member
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    No wikos up here but cheers I've 10 litres of both so will test and try to get what suits me best going on you guys mix dilution
     
  9. daveyboy

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    They both do the same job
    Ubik i find ruins my hands so i prefer virosol
    I also think virosol is a bit stronger on the glass for a first clean
    Ubik is great on plastic as well as virosol but ubik i think leaves a good shine on the upvc
     
  10. Scots lad

    Scots lad Active Member
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    Ok cheers will use virisol on Windows leave ubik for g f s cleaning
     
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