Tallest building questions


#21

The water weight is nearly inconsequential. The 66’ of pole and brush is only 10 pounds.

I’ve modified mine so it’s even lighter and stiffer than the stock model. I did a series of tests to observe the degree of stiffness my easy modifications made. It’s actually considerable. Attached are photos of the mod.

I left the hose management system in my master pole only to keep the hose away from the structure and for convenience when doing fast 2nd and 3rd story work.




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#23

Drops would be the fastest way


#24

A boat load. You NEED someone to trade off with every few windows. For my fiver, me and my helper would swap out every 4 windows or so. After half the building my helper put down the pole and said, “Man, that was a good set. Whew.”

Get your swole on.


#25

I just looked up Belay Specs… Great Advice.


#26

That I agree with. Some windows are off to the side and over a roof outcropping. There’s no wayy to get to that I think… It’s tuff but it’s doable…


#27

How would you do drops from a 10-12 pitch metal roof?


#28

I don’t remember, this was a few years ago when I still worked for someone else. It was absolutely miserable though.

Mike Radzik
Pro Window Cleaning
Central Massachusetts
www.prowindowcleaningmass.com
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#29

tie to something and jump lol

pic was small on my phone

i would use the biggest lift i could find and a pole if necessary. might even be able to wfp from lift. i dont know if that is allowed?


#30

In my province repelling is restricted to a list of very few specialists and the list does not include window cleaners.


#31

then who cleans the windows.

i saw a documentary about a window cleaning company doing high rise in or around your area


#32

Weird. What other jobs do rope work? Carpenters and what not use scaffolding and lifts and stuff. Ditto painters… humm. That’s it. I’m out.


#33

caulking and exterior building maintenance


#34

thieves


#35

They are specialists. Do they need a license?


#36

specialist yes. license no


#37

My wife’s from Canada. They do everything backwards there…


#38

Maybe we should license them. Then we’d know who’s stealing what…


#39

You’re telling me. My change jar is full of loonies and toonies. I could cash that bad boy in and go on vacation!


#40

I’ll tell ya, I’ve been at this for a good 25 years, and this is CHALLENGING to me!

I have two ways in mind, but damn… if they aren’t both too sketchy for this forum.
(and we’re talking a TON of money to get it done)

This, definitely ain’t one of those “I’m taking bids” customers.
… this is a “[I][B]can you do it[/B][/I]?” customer.