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how would you clean this roof without climbing on it which I have to do but wondered if there is an easier way

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Simesy

No offence but do you know if that conny will take the weight. I ask because I'm due to do one shortly. Mine is a rectangle shape and I have to use a pole normally (traditional not wfp) and the tiles on the sloping roof on the house are small and really slippery. Last time I did it I walked along the back of the panels attached to the house which were not glass but lead. The customer was out so I took a bit of a risk.

 

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Adams0211
how would you clean this roof without climbing on it which I have to do but wondered if there is an easier way

 

Bit hard to tell from the pics you've provided but one thing is for sure. Don't walk on it.

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CHWS

It will be OK with the ladder like that, I've walked a few also just stay at the bottom edge. I do a roof and the customer told me to walk along the actual glass as there was windows above it he wanted cleaned, he said it's bullet proof lol. I said well if it breaks I ain't paying it

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Tuffers

I did one similar. Very hard work! I walked on the struts, be careful if you tread in the gutter/gulley as they are attached to the brickwork with lead flashing sometimes, it might not take your weight! Ask custy if they are ok with you walking on the roof. Wear some wellies :sad:

 

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adamangler

Ladder from one end and reach across with wfp if its possible. Did one similar recently very hard work on the shoulders 22ft at full stretch.

 

 

I wouldnt walk on a roof like that for any money, not worth it.

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Dave B

Conny ladders to get on the roof on the other side and lean over the finials

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Matt Clarke

Cheers lads I think some investment in conny ladders will be on the cards

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Williams Jet Wash
@Matt Clarke before pressing the buy it now on an expensive conny ladder i'd be thinking how often would i need one? can i do without?

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The window cleaning kid

If your going to do it that way then best get some scaff boards, pop down builders merchants, if not then proper conservatory ladder

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The window cleaning kid

Really looking forward too the day my rounds Nice and tight, and then conservatories are coming of the list of things I do.

Just spent 3 days running in bricks to get over Christmas finance, but would rather do that than clean conservatories.

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tench0771

im realy injoying conny cleaning at the minit allways hated them but lovr them now :D funny how things change lol

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Aquajetexteriorcleaning

To be honest I'd pass on it and let someone else clean it, I'm not desperate for the work.

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Greener

I wouldn't touch that roof with a barge pole let alone my SLX :eek::oops::eek:

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