What length pole

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  1. kahoona

    kahoona Well-Known Member
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    Hi all,

    I'm not sure if its even possible to answer this question from a photo but who knows maybe one of you experienced WFPers can help.

    I'm looking a purchasing a pole and want one that will reach the dormers and possibly the velux on the attached. will a 25' do or should i be looking at 30' plus?

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  2. koopmaster

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    My instinct is to say 25 foot looks fine

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  3. kahoona

    kahoona Well-Known Member
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    thanks koopmaster I guess if I go for a 25 and i can always buy an extension piece if i need too.
     
  4. JJ Window Cleaners

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    I like a long pole, but I would say a 25 would be more than enough.
     
  5. Tuffers

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    I disagree on a 25' pole, I'd say at least a 35' SLX to reach that Velux. How much does the porch come out as that could mean an even longer pole. I have similar properties with a Velux in the same place and my 35' is totally extended.
     
  6. Shiny

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    Agreed Tuffers, the Velux looks well set back I would think 35'


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  7. kahoona

    kahoona Well-Known Member
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    Hi Tuffers not sure if this angle helps with porch distance. Its a different house but on the same street.
     

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  8. Tuffers

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    I'd still say 35'. That point on the porch looks like it could catch your pole if it weren't long enough. You don't want to be stretching and I think a 35' would do it comfortably. What pole have you got now? If you have an every day pole atm, I'd buy a 35' to go with it, as it will come in handy for jobs just like that anyway.

    My opinion though, others may disagree.
     
  9. PureClearYork

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    Would agree with Tuffers. Did a velux similar to this today and with the angle from ground level, 25' came up short. Had to switch to a 35'


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  10. Neil

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    100% slx35 I get everything with this pole and it will reach these windows perfectly as you will have to stand back to get them mate


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