Cleaned the roof today!

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  1. Jo662

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    20160706_150355.jpg Been meaning to do it for a while now and finally got round to it!
     
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    I have convinced myself that the last time I did mine I caused the leak round the skylight, leaving it to the rain to keep it clean from now on (y)
     
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    I hope you were more heavy handed than me then!:)
     
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    You missed a bit :D:D Oh how many times have I heard that ! (y)(y)
     
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    And "can you do mine when you're finished?"
     
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    In my case it more a matter of heavy footed, there is quite a lot of me o_O:)
     
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    It's time to send my grandson up on the roof again - he loves playing with water and is very susceptible to bribery!
     
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    Did mine the other day, when Mrs Deluxe was out (not supposed to do strenuous things like that after back op). Very pleased with the results
     
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    Do ours every time I wash the van

    Keeps the rest of the van cleaner too as no dirty dribbles coming off the roof

    Got a special ladder which converts into an A frame

    Takes about 15 mins, using a long handled brush and a bucket of soapy water

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    Mines red(y)
     
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    About a month ago, we pitched up under a tree at Leyburn that also happened to be a roost for some BIG birds. The whole roof was covered so we decided to have an overdue roof clean.
    Initially used an A frame step ladder but after a few wobbly moments decided to adapt a standard ladder by adding a couple of 3ft lengths of XHDuty foam insulation to the uprights. Felt much more secure.
    Nice clean roof now.
    Also cleaned under the hinge side of the Heike rooflight by using a length of cord with a small piece of J cloth tied in the middle pulled back and forth under the hinges (a la rifle pull through)

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