Window Cleaning Issues - Canvassing, pole systems, pricing, problems, etc.
Bucket on Belt
Posted by Pete_Riley (Pete_Riley), 22 March 2004Hi guys,just got a b-o-b and am like a bull in a china shop.LOL.Squeegie and washer keep falling out and ,ahhhhhhh shoot has anyone got any tips.Thanks
Posted by Silly_Philly (Philip Hanson), 22 March 2004BOAB is a really great tool. I remember when they first came out, made everything easier.
You have to have it just on your hip, so that as your body bends or twists, it stays upright-swivelling in the little pivot.
The squeegee only fits in one way. The handle angled away from you. If you try to put it in the other way, you'll find it jumps out every time you take your mop out. (The mop handle catches the squeegee handle)
This means an awkward wrist-twist to take it out, but you get used to it very quickly. Persevere with it. It means not balancing your mop on the top windowsill, only for it to fall into the garden and get mucky. Also, you can do a whole house without going back to the bucket.
Posted by Pete_Riley (Pete_Riley), 22 March 2004Thanks Phil,will do
Posted by WavieDavie (WavieDavie), 22 March 2004Pete, here's a tip for you.
Although it's called "Bucket On A Belt", don't treat it as such or you'll end up with a soaking leg. Just get your applicator moist as usual, and use the BoB as another hand to hold your gear when you're going up and down ladders.
All the best - Davie
Posted by Pete_Riley (Pete_Riley), 23 March 2004Thanks Dave
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