Water Usage?

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by sam walton, Oct 21, 2012.

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  1. sam walton

    sam walton Guest

    Hi lads,
    Still pondering over wfp trolley system, regarding how long you get from a 25 litre water container ( I realise speed of flow etc determines how long it lasts,) but can someone give me a ball park figure on how many minutes per bottle you can expect.
    Thanks in advance.
    Geordie sam.
    That was never a sending off! the Mackem swines.
    Howay the lads.
     
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  2. All Round Cleaning

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    Hi Sam I'm using a 18 ltr wcw backpack and at the moment I'm doing tops wfp and bottoms trad and can get 2 houses
    From 1 refil so judging by that alone you could get around 1.2 to 1.3 houses per 25 litre barrel if you are going solely
    Wfp .

    But it all depends on how much water you are using per house and how many windows you are washing .
     
  3. rcproperty

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    yer all depends on how you have the system set up, flow rate, how good you are etc.

    the best i have got out of a 25lt barrel is 3 small terraced house. 7 windows and 2 doors on each.
     
  4. Bingo

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    Yes it was.
     
  5. harunh

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    Sam what your asking is what every new person asks when they start with wfp trolley mate.... no lie but all newbies end up using the full 25ltr container per house :) i used to use 40 litres per house nevermind 25ltr : P

    Your best of carrying a few containers around with u mate :)

    cos u start of slow and speeden up

    Plus..... cos its going to be a wfp first clean mate your going to go through some amount of water :)

    a first clean is like doing 2,3 jobs at once :) i had a first clean the other day.... and to get by quick.... i put my flowrate on 80 :p and i whizzed past it ... but m ywater went right down... i can do this cos i got 250litre tank in my van
     
  6. chip

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    H, that's the best post I've read from you!
     
  7. Aqua-dapter

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    We stock a 16L backpack with variable flow control. Depending on whether you use anything to control the water use (e.g. tap, trigger or Aqua-dapter) and how fast you want to work you might get 3-4 small houses out of one of these, but working with a higher flow rate you're likely to use 8-11L per house.

    Hope that helps!

    Paul
     
  8. harunh

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    Really ? lol why :p
     
  9. harunh

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    i got a 350 litre not 250 sorry **** lol
     
  10. chip

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    Because I agreed with it, I understood it and it was informative :)
    All I would add is that, essentially everyone has to find their own balance for using water, depending on how fast they work.
     
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