What am i missing?

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by sambo, Jan 1, 2015.

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  1. sambo

    sambo Member
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    Hi guys

    I've been lurking in the background for some time working out what I need to start out in WFP cleaning and was wondering if I could get some last bits of advice?

    Planning on Windows/gutters/fascias/jet washing.

    I have set up my ro/di system in my cellar and have a van tank with all the gear that is obvious but was wondering what people carry around on their vans day to day that they use.

    Also What chemicals if any do people carry on their vans? What are they for and what's your favourite way of applying it?

    What brush do people tend to use for fascias/cladding? I take it they wouldn't use it on windows too?

    Cheers
     
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  2. Tuffers

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    I carry Virosol, cream cleaner and solvent cleaner. I use a sill brush with fan jets in it for fascias etc. I use a pump up sprayer with diluted Virosol in it that I've modified so I can reach up to gutter level easily.
     
  3. Natty1972

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    I use a black tecbuk for cladding and faciacs, conny roofs , Only use it on really dirty velux windows

    Hybrid for glass only
     
  4. sambo

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    Do you clean with the virosol from ground level then? No ladders used?
     
  5. Tuffers

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    I can use from the ground, yes. I take ladders wherever I go anyway, so if they're needed, they're on the roof of the van. I always take step ladders for conny roof jobs, it's a lot easier to do a roof with them if access is tight.
     
  6. Shiny

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    How have you modified your pump spray Tuffers....is it fixed to a pole,
     
  7. Tuffers

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    Yes Shiny. I use an old pole. I glued part of the wand from the sprayer to a resi neck with resin. Added a straight JG fitting to the other end of the wand. Then got about 25' of pole hose with JG barbed connector to slide into the JG straight. I then added an in-line tap and added a further 10' or so of pole hose that connects to the bottle. It works a treat! :thumbsup:
     
  8. Shiny

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    cheers Tuffers I ve often thought its a pity I can't reach Facias with a pump spray, especially on the real minger's ....I shall definitely be giving it a go. If you get chance anytime to post a few pics would appreciate it
     
  9. sambo

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    That's a good plan. I had wondered if you could rig a pressure sprayer up to fan jets in a brush used for fascias etc to use chemicals so looks like its a good idea.
     
  10. Tuffers

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    It's in my van. Hang on I'll get some pics....
     
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