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This one was very dirty not been cleaned for over 5 years 

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Craigmac

What chemical did you use? 

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Pjj
25 minutes ago, Craigmac said:

What chemical did you use? 

 

 

Usualy we use virosol but this one was badly stained with a grey etching so hypod it came up almost like new owner was that pleased we got a £20 tip 😂😂😂😂

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scottish cleaning service

Is hypo ok if it goes onto the glass? that's the only thing I would be worried about.

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28 minutes ago, Deane pulham said:

Where get and is it safe on plastic?


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We get it from a farmers supply store , it is safe on plastic provided you dilute it , you do not need a strong mix to clean plastics we use 15% strength and mix it 5 parts water to 1 part hypo , strong mixes will turn plastic yellow or brown but usualy it will return to white after a couple of hours 

32 minutes ago, scottish cleaning service said:

Is hypo ok if it goes onto the glass? that's the only thing I would be worried about.

 

 

 

Hypo on glass is fine never ever had a problem provided it’s diluted as said above 

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Deane pulham

Very helpful - have been
Using tfr for a while usually good but had one recently didnt come up well so good to know


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2 minutes ago, Deane pulham said:

Very helpful - have been
Using tfr for a while usually good but had one recently didnt come up well so good to know


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I used used to use tfr and had some dry on the glass and couldn’t get it off , been using virosol now for around 10 years mix it 10-1 works a treat evan if it dries on the glass it doesn’t hurt , some have said don’t use it on self cleaning glass but we do at the dilution above and never had a problem Evan if it has dried on , it’s good stuff we use it for , conservatory cleans , gfs, really bad first cleans , cladding , industrial buildings , this is a job we did last week took under two hours came up like new and it was badly soiled 

 

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9 hours ago, Pjj said:

This one was very dirty not been cleaned for over 5 years 

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Looks a top job, Pleased i don't do them anymore though 🙂

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I'm cleaning a gutter tomorrow and not been cleaned in a while. Going to use hot water with screwfix degreaser and see how it goes. Bonnyman's up here in Scotland has ran out of hypo.

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I'm cleaning a gutter tomorrow and not been cleaned in a while. Going to use hot water with screwfix degreaser and see how it goes. Bonnyman's up here in Scotland has ran out of hypo.
I did some green horrible ones yesterday with cold water and screwfix degreaser thankfully it came up a treat the lower stuff I did with good old jif or if you wanna be posh cif.

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13 minutes ago, dmw said:

I did some green horrible ones yesterday with cold water and screwfix degreaser thankfully it came up a treat the lower stuff I did with good old jif or if you wanna be posh cif.

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Bought a few dozen degreaser on screwfix sale at £5.99. I tried it with hot water and the mildew came off easy. Did like the vir-sol until it dried on me and turned everything yellow/orange colour. Sunny tomorrow, means if it dries on me it will stay white.

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42 minutes ago, scottish cleaning service said:

I'm cleaning a gutter tomorrow and not been cleaned in a while. Going to use hot water with screwfix degreaser and see how it goes. Bonnyman's up here in Scotland has ran out of hypo.

Wouldn't start with any chems, never had any plastic that didn't clean up perfectly well with hot water. If they don't, and you'll find out straight away, then apply chems. 

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3 minutes ago, Part Timer said:

Wouldn't start with any chems, never had any plastic that didn't clean up perfectly well with hot water. If they don't, and you'll find out straight away, then apply chems. 

 

Yes, if it doesn't clean up with the degreasers then its time to replace the pvc cladding. Its nothing to do with us if the home owner fails to maintain their property for decades.

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39 minutes ago, scottish cleaning service said:

 

Bought a few dozen degreaser on screwfix sale at £5.99. I tried it with hot water and the mildew came off easy. Did like the vir-sol until it dried on me and turned everything yellow/orange colour. Sunny tomorrow, means if it dries on me it will stay white.

 

 

If you are getting plastic to go yellow yellow with virosol you are using it to strong we mix it 10-1 maximum strength never goes yellow most products will remove green algy from plastic we only use hypo on black algy that has been there for a long time as it will etch the plastic surface and turn it grey usualy the hypo will remove this , hypo on plastics  is a last resort as far as Ime concerned 

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Yes, probably too strong on the vir-sol mix but I would say its probably the best one at removing mildew. Will see how the degreaser works tomorrow with hot water.

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Did a pvc gutter clean today. Put less degreaser in and I flew through it with the wfp and backpack. I realise I was using to much chemical and getting less effect. Its actually better with a little less degreaser because it needs the water to activate it.

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Craigmac
On 06/05/2018 at 13:54, scottish cleaning service said:

Did a pvc gutter clean today. Put less degreaser in and I flew through it with the wfp and backpack. I realise I was using to much chemical and getting less effect. Its actually better with a little less degreaser because it needs the water to activate it.

How did you get the degreaser on the gutter?

Did you run it through the backpack? 

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