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B-CLEAN

Can I get some information on some liquid foam stuff to help scrub algae dirt ect 

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Pjj

A bit more information would help what’s the algi on ?. Rendered walls? Plastic cladding? Industrial building ? Different chemicals for  different surfaces 

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B-CLEAN
6 minutes ago, Pjj said:

A bit more information would help what’s the algi on ?. Rendered walls? Plastic cladding? Industrial building ? Different chemicals for  different surfaces 

Just on pvc guttering ect 

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Pjj
50 minutes ago, B-CLEAN said:

Just on pvc guttering ect 

 

 

Ah ok Virosol mixed 10 parts water to 1 part Virosol works very well , on all UPVC products it will soften and loosen , algi, and general road grime , spray it on leave for a couple of muinits rub with wfp rinse job done 

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ks789
12 hours ago, Pjj said:

 

 

Ah ok Virosol mixed 10 parts water to 1 part Virosol works very well , on all UPVC products it will soften and loosen , algi, and general road grime , spray it on leave for a couple of muinits rub with wfp rinse job done 

 I need to try some of this, though the few fsg jobs ive done have been not too bad and just used water. What would you say best for solar panels? I did some recently, and likewise, just scrubbed away with pure on low to start, and rinsed off high. mind you, these were set up in their garden, so was easy to get a good elbow grease on them, but I know a solution would be better for high up ones. Virosol again? or screwfix degreaser adequate?

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Pjj
1 hour ago, ks789 said:

 I need to try some of this, though the few fsg jobs ive done have been not too bad and just used water. What would you say best for solar panels? I did some recently, and likewise, just scrubbed away with pure on low to start, and rinsed off high. mind you, these were set up in their garden, so was easy to get a good elbow grease on them, but I know a solution would be better for high up ones. Virosol again? or screwfix degreaser adequate?

 

 

According to most solar panel manufacturers you shouldn’t use chemicals on them , when we were doing large commercial arrays for companies it was in the contract that nk chemicals were used only pure water , if you used chemicals and there was a warranty issue we would have been held responsible, personally I cannot see a mild non corrosive detergent doing any harm , my advice would be if you do use something then rinse well , we have used Virosol for 15 years ( not on solar) and fund it very good mix it 10-1 and it’s a powerful cleaning agent , and rinses off easily unlike some other products that leave a slippery almost greasy feel . I have not used the screw fix degreaser .

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scottish cleaning service

I did a test with Virosol, ubik and degreaser and there wasn't any difference. The temperature of the water made a big difference though. Virosol can turn plastic an orange colour I later found out so that's why I stick with screwfix degreaser.

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Pjj
2 hours ago, scottish cleaning service said:

I did a test with Virosol, ubik and degreaser and there wasn't any difference. The temperature of the water made a big difference though. Virosol can turn plastic an orange colour I later found out so that's why I stick with screwfix degreaser.

 

 

If diluting Virosol it’s fine if you don’t then like any chemical it can cause yellowing hypo will do the same .

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scottish cleaning service
3 hours ago, Pjj said:

 

 

If diluting Virosol it’s fine if you don’t then like any chemical it can cause yellowing hypo will do the same .

 

Aye, think I was dipping the brush in neat virosol then i spilt the bucket over white stone chips which became orange & yellow chips. 😂 That's why I stick to degreaser and I bought a few dozen when on special at £6. 🤣

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Exchef93

Fairy liquid and a new scrim. 😁

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Iron Giant

I use Ubik2000 because the colour blue goes well with the inside of my van 😅 Its made by the same company who make Virosol and works the same. 

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Martyn

I've always used TFR because it is easily available to me and it's effective, only downside is it makes rubbers bleed. Question for those with experience, do Virosol and Ubik have the same effect?

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Pjj
1 hour ago, Martyn said:

I've always used TFR because it is easily available to me and it's effective, only downside is it makes rubbers bleed. Question for those with experience, do Virosol and Ubik have the same effect?

 

 

Virosol will make perished rubbers bleed but every chemical i have ever used will do the same including cif 

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