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  1. ahamer

    Still Live?

    Just checking to see if this forum is still active? The last post I see is from 2019, just wondering
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    Roof Mix Ratio

    Hello Everyone, I am doing research on adding roof wash to my list of services and was wondering what is the mix ratio for a good roof wash? I tried a search on the forum but no one has really mentioned what they use for a mix or how much of each to use. My season here n New England is very...
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    Purchase chemicals in bulk

    Hello, I am looking to get into roof washing and from my research it looks like you need a large supply of sodium hypochlorite, does anyone purchase in bulk and if sso where do you find a distributor? I live in Massachusetts. thank you in advance
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    Proper Composite deck cleaning

    I am still fairly new to this industry so I am still learning, so I have come to the experts for help. Composite decking, what is the preferred method for cleaning this type of work? I have heard of low pressure with lots of cleaning soap, I have heard surface cleaner use, and just old...
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    Web Equipment Buying

    I bought my first set up through a local Power Washing company that sells equipment and soaps etc, been going there for years. I bought a 19 inch surface cleaner like 3 or 4 years ago and it was running strong up until we noticed the strips it was leaving behind. I brought it to the company...
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    Wood Deck HELP!!!

    Hi Folks, I power washed a PT deck that has not been stained and used the F-18 Max for the very first time. The stuff worked great getting the mildew and years of dirt off, BUT when it started drying I noticed a white chalky film on the wood, I tried neutralizing it with water but it was...
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    Oxidized Vinyl Siding

    Hi everyone, I washed a house today and I did not realize it when we started but when it dried it looked horrible, I saw that there was a chalky film on it and it hit me, “Damn, Oxidation” so I went online and this form and saw some post stating that if you mix turtle wax with your house mix...
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    Painted wood shingle siding

    Hello, I was asked to bid on a very large expensive home that is sided with wood shingles, painted. Some area's are just dirty, others, north side, are green with mildew. My mix of choice for vinyl siding is SH with a commercial soap I get from my power wash store, but not sure that mix would...
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    Spray and forget Product

    Hello Folks, I do not normally do roofs but was asked to quote a single story ranch that had moss on the roof. The home owner asked if we used a product called Sprayandforget, I did a search and found their web site and it looks like a good product, but I am sure there is a down side to using...
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    Another Option for SH

    Hi Everyone, I have been washing vinyl houses amongst other things for a couple of years now and still learning, but was wondering if I have other options for getting vinyl clean. I use a soap I get from my power wash supply company and I also mix it with SH. I have noticed on some of the...
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    Pumping Water into a Tote

    I am looking to purchase a 250 Gallon IBC tote, to get water into the tote I am looking at a 6.5 HP trash pump that pushes 150GPM. I need to filter the water I am pulling from and am wondering what type of filter system I can use. Is 150GPM too much with use of a filter system? Thank you in...
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    Hate Crime Help

    I was contacted by a home owner that was the victim of a hate crime, someone took bottles of Kraft Ranch salad dressing and threw it on their garage doors and vinyl sided home. Not sure how long it had been sitting on the surface by the time I got there, but they tried to rinse it off with a...
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    Hate Crime Help

    I was contacted by a home owner that was the victim of a hate crime, someone took bottles of Kraft Ranch salad dressing and threw it on their garage doors and vinyl sided home. Not sure how long it had been sitting on the surface by the time I got there, but they tried to rinse it off with a...
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    Solar panel Cleaning

    Hi Everyone, I have had a few of my customers ask if I clean home solar panel's, I do not have experiance in doing this and I have done a search in this forum and cannot find anything about it. Does anyone have any experiance in doing this type of work and if so what do I need and need to know...
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    Gutter Cleaner Chemical

    I am having a hard time getting gutter clean, a lot have black streaks, is the a gutter cleaning chemical out there that will clean by just sparying on and rinsing away? Trying to avoid scrubbing. Thank you in advance
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    Washing Aluminum siding

    Hi folks, I have a client that wants us to wash Aluminum siding so they can paint it, they said the paint store guy said they needed to use a soultion called TSP, that is the only way to clean the aluminum so the paint will stick. My Question is, is this true or can I use my soap & SH soultion...
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    Truck Garage floor cleaning

    I am quoting an indoor truck garage floor, grease and oil stains all over it, the size is 5800 SF what is the rule of thumb when cleaning a floor like this, do I have to recover the water? Also I am looking at a quote of $900 and am wondering if that is a fair price. I will be using a cold...
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    Rust Removel How to Price

    Hi Everyone, I just purchased some F9 for a condo complex that has rust stains from well water, but I have no idea how to price it out, should I do a per hour rate and include the cost of F9 product or should I charge by square footage. Any words of wisdom would be appreciated.
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    Gutter Cleaning Pole

    Hi folks, I was searching through the web looking for ways to clean gutters and I came across a small picture of a company that had what I think was a pole with some sort of cleaning cloth or sponge or something at the end of it, do any of you know of such a tool and if so where I could purchase...
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    Like or dislike button on posts

    I am not sure if this would be something the programers can do, but if they could make button for us to like or dislike a post that would be pretty cool. Just like Facebook has.
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