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    Old timber deck after 2 coats of Intergrain "Ultra Deck"

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    Old deck after a light wash when the house was washed

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  5. I was hoping to go back to my old posts and edit some things. I had 4 phone numbers and have only one now [ 941-698-1959 ] My website changed many years ago and my posts here go back to at least 2010 - but even older I think? This is my website now http://www.bergmanpressurewashing.com/ I wonder how I could go through all my posts and make at least those 2 major changes? Thanks! Just got my electric turned back on last night at about 5pm. It was off for 8 days and 6 hours, thanks to Hurricane Irma!
  6. It seems as though 12.5 % SH is getting ridiculousy high to have shipped in drums don't have a local supplier with it? Having to switch to 10% and 8.5% on house washing.12,5 is running around $3.50 gal an can get 10% for $2.00 at my location in KY. How about everyone else?
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  8. Hey all, love the forum here... especially the wood section... tons of great info, thanks to everyone that takes the time to help. I'm new to the industry, and to woodwork... have done cleaning and staining, but no stripping yet. Customer has a deck with a solid something on it, that they want removed. I went through a whole lot of threads here, and figured out what i should bring with me to test, but it had no effect on it. What i used is primarily for oils, i think, so im assuming this is an acrylic or latex. I mixed up a 32 oz spray bottle of F-18 at 16 oz per gallon concentration, and another 32 oz bottle with the same F-18 concentration, but with rv antifreeze added at 12 oz per gallon concentration. Let it dwell for 30 minutes, then applied again for 15 minutes. Did nothing, but im assuming thats because what i am using wont work for this product. Is there anything that could be suggested to remove this stuff, or is this one of those 'run dont walk' situations? I mean, i see stuff like the Behr wood stain and stripper, that says it will work on latex, but not sure if that stuff really works or not. Here are some pictures where you can see it flaking. It sort of looks like paint, and for all i know it is, or some sort of combination... the homeowner couldn't remember. Also ive included a video where i tested it with the boosted hydroxide mix, and it did absolutely nothing. I pulled up a chipped piece so you could see how the product is failing. I know this is probably a 'leave it' situation, but still i am interested in products/methods that would work here, if nothing else, just to help me learn more about these situations.
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  11. We just had a customer call and unfortunately, We don't go to that area. I told the customer that I would try to help her locate a quality cleaning company and immediatly thought of my friends here on the forums For details contact me @ apbhoodcleaning@gmail.com and I'll shoot you the details. Thanks, Larry
  12. I'm selling my truck mounted 8 GPM setup. It's a Honda GX690 with Udor 8 GPM, 4000 PSI pump (fed with double 1" lines off a 1-1/2" pipe) and Zeromatic unloader, (285 hours on the machine), a 225 gallon buffer tank, 35 gallon chem tank. (Hose reels are not included) The truck is a 1995 F150 4x4 5-speed with a flatbed and custom built ladder rack. 125,000 miles on the truck. I have sign boards mounted on the ladder rack as well, and they can go with the truck at no charge if the buyer wants them. (You'll just need to have new vinyls made for them)Asking $5500.00 O.B.O for the whole thing. Not willing to separate truck and equipment at this time. Will post pictures ASAP Please PM me for more info. Thank you!
  13. Please note: Chuck Bergman Soft-Wash Roof Cleaning and Pressure Washing no longer uses all these land line phone numbers. I now have one landline phone number, that I have had for nearly 30 years: 941-698-1959 I do not use a cell phone, because I am a permanant resident in Florida. As long as I am alive, I will always use this phone number and it is in the 33981 Zip Code. http://www.bergmanpressurewashing.com/
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  16. I have a 3500 psi / 4.5 gpm pressure washer (Diesel Heated) (Belt Driven). I am looking at buying a 20" whirlaway. Will my pressure washer be strong enough to work with this surface cleaner? I am new to the business and learning something everyday.
  17. Yes, I started out in a van, back in 1989 and I can tell you, it's a very bad idea! Fumes will gradually ruin your lungs, even though you may not even smell them much. Chlorine gas can form and kill you real quick! A bad car accident can give you a chlorine bath. Plus, yes, it will rust your van inside out in a short time. Just use a pickup bed or buy a trailer and keep your health and stay alive! Here's 2 pictures, 1st is from 1991 - still working out of a van. 2nd is what I use now.
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  19. Are most hot water pressure washers made to where aftermarket parts will fit and work? Reason I ask is I have a Karcher hds 1200 be and I think it needs a new fuel pump. I know on aftermarket pumps they sell them with different ditection on the rotations. Are the shafts all usually the same size? What about how the pump mounts to washer? Mine slides into a round support bracket and is then held in place by a set screw. I'll try and take it off and post some pictures of it later. Maybe someone would be able to tell if it looks like an aftermarket would work. Thanks!
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  21. Here's the recipe from Sikkens for their stripper for Sikkens 1 2 3 4 oz -- TSP 1 Qt. of bleach 3 qts. water
  22. For sale is a Honda GX390 with an Udor 5.5 GPM (gear drive) pump, set up for tank recirculating (Zeromatic unloader).I purchased it as a 4 GPM direct drive in 2014 and installed the 5.5 GPM gear drive in 2015.The engine has 125 hours on it, and the pump has less than 75.This pump has been stored in a heated garage since I upgraded to 8 GPM last year. I used it last November for approximately 2 hours, but it hasn't seen any use since then. Asking $1200.00 or best offer.Local pick-up only. (Asheville, NC)Please PM me for more info.
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  25. Yes, use of a 4" scraper blade will be a good option.
  26. Troy I just did a deck using Fine Finish Low Pressure tips and they work amazingly thank a lot. Mike
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