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Cleaning Tile Roofs With A Lift - No Walking on Roof
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I just did one that required a no walk. But it was a slate roof club house. We do alot of lift work. First on the boom lifts always get the off road tires, you will not break sprikler heads on a 45ft boom.

 2nd always get a jib on the lift that extra 5ft is huge when you are boom out all the way and have to come down closer to the building, there is very little bounce using the jib.

 The z lifts are great if you can get close to a building, we did one building spraying both sides.

 Always have a ground man, OSHA requires it and harness. Lift companies will move the price around, but I almost always say with one do to there lift work great. It tuff when the lift is down and you have men waiting for a mech to come. When you get into 85boom lifts they will crack sidewalks, write into the bid. But just dont drive it on the curb build a ramp and stay away from the seams on the sidewalks.

Wet down the tires if you have to turn it on the sidewalk, it will not mark it up, Have it move when you turn it or you will dig into what ever you are on. Aways have everyone watch when you are moving, and not eveyone watching just the front.



-- Edited by scottwash on Thursday 24th of March 2011 09:27:24 PM



-- Edited by scottwash on Thursday 24th of March 2011 09:32:36 PM

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Good to see you here finally Scott smile You have a lot of roof cleaning experience, and it shows! And thank you as well Brain. I could relate to your lift horror story!



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Thank you Chris, I always love it when the PM says no walking on the tile roof.

Yahoo I get to ride in the boom lift.  Thats if I win the bid.

some buddy ask what the cost on a lift

 

Dont let them rip you off,  there is no set price for lifts, call around.

Tell them you spend xx,xxx dollars a year for lifts, and are getting bids from evey rental yard.

and want there best price.  Make sure you talk to the salesman not the guy behind the

counter.  Myself I have tried the big 3 and went with the best running lifts in my area. 



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scottwash wrote:

Thank you Chris, I always love it when the PM says no walking on the tile roof.

Yahoo I get to ride in the boom lift.  Thats if I win the bid.

some buddy ask what the cost on a lift

 

Dont let them rip you off,  there is no set price for lifts, call around.

Tell them you spend xx,xxx dollars a year for lifts, and are getting bids from evey rental yard.

and want there best price.  Make sure you talk to the salesman not the guy behind the

counter.  Myself I have tried the big 3 and went with the best running lifts in my area. 


 

 We use lifts a lot, and demand better prices, since we use them so much. I love cleaning roofs from a lift



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Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa FL (813) 655-8777 wrote:
Palm Beach Roof Cleaning wrote:

We used to powerwash roofs, Sometimes the landscaping is worth more than my house. LOL. We have decided to pass on those houses. There is always another one out there. Let some hack PW it. I'll go after the ones that are not at risk.



I hear ya.
One lady wanted to SUE us because we had to cut a Hibiscus back that��was growing 6 feet over her house.

 


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I just priced a 90ft articulating lift for a week and got prices from $1500 to$2500. Like Scott said, call around and find the best prices.

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Why a Lift on just a regular sized house?

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crystalclean wrote:

Why a Lift on just a regular sized house?


 They're over rated  



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crystalclean wrote:

Why a Lift on just a regular sized house?


 The customer is the BOSS, and some dont want you on their roof, no matter what.

And some dont want to get sued if you fall off a ladder either no We do what our customers want, and are willing to pay for.



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