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M.K Cleaners.co.uk

I think they would be deadly on conservatory and UPVC cleans?

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Belfastcleaning

Yes mate, be good for first cleans, and good for the cold weather!!

 

Smurf posted a pic a while ago, looked like he used a portable heater for his PVC jobs. Would be a good idea

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M.K Cleaners.co.uk

 

Yes mate, be good for first cleans, and good for the cold weather!!

 

Smurf posted a pic a while ago, looked like he used a portable heater for his PVC jobs. Would be a good idea

 

What were you looking at getting? DIY one or the proper one with the vent etc on it?

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rcproperty

Would reccommend the L5 if you are going down the diy route.

 

been using mine non stop since november, makes quick work of conservatory roofs, cladding and 1st cleans!

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HotWash Window Cleaners

Diesel with recirculating system and frost stat for cold weather protection. Go with your budget. I got lucky enough with my heat wave. Hot water cleans better and quicker. I am putting another diesel one in van number 2 in a couple of months. You can tell the difference remarkably if you don't turn the heat on. Don't know how I used to manage with cold. The cold water systems in my opinion are rubbish.

Too much like hard work.

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HotWash Window Cleaners

There is a cheap way to diy diesel system from car parts, from cooling and heating systems.

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M.K Cleaners.co.uk

 

Diesel with recirculating system and frost stat for cold weather protection. Go with your budget. I got lucky enough with my heat wave. Hot water cleans better and quicker. I am putting another diesel one in van number 2 in a couple of months. You can tell the difference remarkably if you don't turn the heat on. Don't know how I used to manage with cold. The cold water systems in my opinion are rubbish.

Too much like hard work.

 

I really dont see the point in hot wash to bo honest. Well first cleans, Conny roofs and PVC cleans. Apart from that its a waste if your just using it for maintenance cleans. Hot water will just be as good as cold water on regular cleans.

 

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rcproperty

 

Diesel with recirculating system and frost stat for cold weather protection. Go with your budget. I got lucky enough with my heat wave. Hot water cleans better and quicker. I am putting another diesel one in van number 2 in a couple of months. You can tell the difference remarkably if you don't turn the heat on. Don't know how I used to manage with cold. The cold water systems in my opinion are rubbish.

Too much like hard work.

 

i know how you feel with that! i hate using cold now, takes to longer to clean plus hoses are bad to work with cold! warm water gets rid of anything like bird muck and i find it drys quicker too!

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adyspurs

So how do I diy mine as nothing to lose,don't want to spend thousands as getting new carpet machine this year as want 2 ,one for back up.

Rc your the man,if anyone interested could they fit it,will sort them out.RC can you advise mate.

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So how do I diy mine as nothing to lose,don't want to spend thousands as getting new carpet machine this year as want 2 ,one for back up.

Rc your the man,if anyone interested could they fit it,will sort them out.RC can you advise mate.

 

i'll pm you

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kevinc250

the l5 heater i have had for two years now is spot on-can't reccomend them enough,tune em up a bit and they work even better for window cleaners and you'll still have hot at under 1 l per min(they need a high flow for the heater to work)instant hot pure water for trad work is the bee's knees though

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adyspurs

really like rc set uo very tidy.the more I think about it the more I'm wanting this done.think it would be helpful on really mucky cleans.

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Guest DanC

How long does the gas last? and how much does it cost to run?

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rcproperty

 

How long does the gas last? and how much does it cost to run?

 

with mine the longest it has done me is 2 weeks using a 6kg bottle. cost me £13 for it. so about £1.30 a day for me.

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Richard

 

i know how you feel with that! i hate using cold now, takes to longer to clean plus hoses are bad to work with cold! warm water gets rid of anything like bird muck and i find it drys quicker too!

 

For regular maintenance work, the warmer the pure water means it takes a bit longer to clean each window; i.e. in the winter the water is colder & brush bristles will remain stiffer, summer the water is warmer and the same brush bristle will be softer

 

Hotter water has a lower surface tension and dissolves dirt, not what you want for maintenance cleans, it cost more to use, its not needed on over 98% of the windows and much slower to use on those windows.

 

Richard

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