What Size Pole? Advice

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Honestcleaning, Aug 12, 2012.

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  1. Honestcleaning

    Honestcleaning Well-Known Member
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    Dont know why I struggle with this, but just dont seem to grasp what size pole id use for this work. Maybe just cus ive not been doing it long and the guy I work with usually brings the equipment?

    As a rule what max size would you think to get to top floor?
     
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  2. rcproperty

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    i have a 32ft pole and that just about gets all the windows i have a four story block of flats, but i would go a bit bigger just in case the floor is lower at some points

    as a rule its roughly 10ft per floor.
     
  3. chip

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    Think you'd be ok at 30 foot. Assume 8 feet per ceiling level, unless it's an old Victorian place. 4 8's are 32 or they were when I went to school, you don't need to reach as high as the top ceiling, and you have about 5 foot of reach.
     
  4. Honestcleaning

    Honestcleaning Well-Known Member
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    So 40ft should do it. Been looking @ 45ft Ionic pole which would easily do it... but quite a cost difference between 40 & 45ft poles, so guess the 40 footer would do it.....
     
  5. mark m

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    I hope this helps as this is what i do

    most floors to ceiling 8ft then you have joist 6-9 "plus chipboard etc or concrete or screed so call it 1 ft so each floor works out approx 9 ft so i would say the top of the building inc parripet wall is aapprox 40 ft so a 35ft would easy do the job .
     
  6. rcproperty

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    yer that will be fine, its amazing the cost jump in them!
     
  7. harunh

    harunh Legend
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    I got a slx25 which is 30ft..

    And i sometimes truggle to clean those top windows on the roof ( the small windows ) Its like cleaning solar panels

    I got a smax 40 though.. hardly used it :)

    Waitig for that big commercial job to come in :p
     
  8. Honestcleaning

    Honestcleaning Well-Known Member
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    unrelated but what is the score on here under members profile pics...... just seen i got 1 (neutral) which i guess is something to do with me being new on here??
     
  9. harunh

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    Its reputation :) If u make a post and and people click the red arrow on the far right that means you will go down 1 point if they give u a thumbs up ( green arrow up) That means your score will go up by 1 :)

    Hope this helps :p lol
     
  10. harunh

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    I got 16 as u can see
     
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