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need a new high flow pump to reach high roofs (3 stories +, long hose runs).

 

What's the latest or most reliable anyone can reccomend?

I run electric not air.

one pump isn't holding prime as if leaks in inner seals or diaphragm from what I remember from last year and not sure about other one.

got to get new batteries too. any recommendations?

these are 7gpms



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Maverick Contracting

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Hey Maverick, I thought the big craze was boosters these days. Me,..I'm actually cutting back on roof cleaning....For one I lost my taste for it,..and also, I just can't get the prices I need to make it worth it. (which is probably why I lost the taste for it) The price of SH here has gone much higher here. House washing is my staple, and with great cost to profit ratio.

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sort of the same here.
Since painting is my prime business, for exterior work I must pressure wash not softwash siding. However I upsell roof cleaning but I've been concentrating on high end interior work.

A booster setup is way too expensive esp if it fails.
Many of the homes I do are very high and have to be done off scaffolding and cannot be shot from ground. the pumps struggle with the lift.

a 12v can be swapped out for replacement in 10 minutes.



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Geez Um Maverick!! You're a better man than me, Ha, Ha!! I wouldn't even want to set up all that scaffolding,...jobs like that you don't have time for anything else!! Awesome though!!

*I bet you could beat all the kids these days on the "jungle gym"

Jeff



-- Edited by Jeff Wible on Tuesday 4th of May 2021 12:38:23 PM

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Small scaffolding projects I do/own my own sh1t.

big jobs like that you hire an outside company and bill to customer.
much cheaper and LESS HEADACHES!

 

but yes, the climbing and contorting your body to get to the smallest little areas are effing insanely difficult.

 

that's why the older I get, the more I'd rather do inside work!



-- Edited by Maverick Contracting on Tuesday 4th of May 2021 07:11:24 PM

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Fat Boy should work, Just rinse it out after using. I leave my ball valve open and let it siphon out of the tank,

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Maverick I don't think you can expect to work on that level of home with low level equipment. I think having a booster and maybe even a backup in case of failure should just be part of the deal.

And of course pricing should be appropriate to fund top of the line equipment when working on top of the line properties.

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