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We have been using this product from Absolute Chemical to clean gutters and as a limited housewash when there are heavy accumulations of carbon based staining etc and the results have been amazing.  We had a 3 story building to do on Memorial Day and I was the one at the top of the ladder, and I did not want to play around with getting the grime off, so we beefed up the mix and it did a really good job.

The best part of the day is not enjoying the F13 burn as I brush the gutters. Tony, my ground guy is vertically challenged so any two story gutters are all mine, so I do not miss the burn at all!

The other thing that is nice, is if you are only doing gutters and roof, the drips are not full of SH, so there is no worry of seepage with SH in it rusting the bottom edge of the facia under the gutters.

 

Mike is not kidding when he says it will take off tiger stripes.  If we have any stubborn ones, we beef up the bucket mix and hit it, wait a few seconds and then brush rinse and go.

 

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Citrus Gutter Cleaner & House Wash

1 Gal. - $14.00            5 Gal. - $50.00            55 Gal. - $275.00

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A phenomenal gutter cleaner that can be diluted for use as a citrus house wash. It contains d’limeonene, which leaves behind a pleasant odor for the customer in addition to being one of the best cleaners available.

It will take off the tiger stripes!

 



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Thanks Steve. It's time to re-order gutter cleaner now anyway. I'll give it a shot.

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Thanks for the heads up! I'll try it next time I get gutter cleaner.

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Thanks steve, will give it a shot

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12.5% Sodium Hyporchlorite (Bleach)

55 Gal. - $145.00

Bleach is what the majority of residential pressure washer contractors use. We keep product no longer than 2 weeks to guarantee freshness.

Citrus Gutter Cleaner & House Wash

1 Gal. - $14.00            5 Gal. - $50.00            55 Gal. - $275.00

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A phenomenal gutter cleaner that can be diluted for use as a citrus house wash. It contains d’limeonene, which leaves behind a pleasant odor for the customer in addition to being one of the best cleaners available.

It will take off the tiger stripes!

 

 

 

Citri Kleen

1 Gal. - $13.00          5 Gal. - $45.00          55 Gal. Kit - $190.00          55 Gal. - $220.00

Formulated for exterior cleaning of vinyl, aluminum, and wood siding, this product is effective in cold or hot water and is also an excellent pre-spray for difficult cleaning jobs. Good for high pressure washing of mobile homes, RV's, trucks, trailers, buildings, etc; will clean engines, vinyl, white wall tires, stainless steel, floors, walls and counter tops. Best dilutions range from 1 to 5 parts cleaner to 50 parts water.

Bio Barrier

1 Gal. - $20            5 Gal. - $65.00

Protects surfaces from harmful microorganisms that cause odor and mold growth. Bio Barrier eliminates odors upon contact. Effective protection for up to 36 months depending on the environment and frequency of exposure to water or moisture.

Gutter S/H

1 Gal. - $16.00            5 Gal. - $65.00            55 Gal. - $425.00

A high quality, concentrated cleaner/degreaser that contains an organic solvent to help dissolve grease, oil, mold, mildew, soap scum, etc. It is effective in cold or hot water and is also an excellent pre-spray for difficult cleaning jobs. Good for high pressure washing of mobile homes, RV's, trucks, trailers, buildings, etc; will clean engines, vinyl, white wall tires, stainless steel, floors, walls and counter tops.

House Siding Wax

1 Gal. - $29.00            5 Gal. - $130.00

A highly refined coating that bonds to painted surfaces to improve gloss. Enhances the sheeting of water, discourages spotting, and speeds-up drying time. Traps soil and holds it suspended. Detergent readily releases and frees it. Used in a regular maintenance program, no build-up occurs, and cleaning time for gutters/siding is greatly reduced.

Rinse Aid

1 Gal. - $20.00            5 Gal. - $85.00

A water conditioner that promotes spot free cleaning, reducing your detergent requirements per wash as well as the time spent drying and buffing a surface. It has excellent cleaning capabilities even without using detergents.

Foamer

1 Gal. - $20.00            5 Gal. - $69.00

A high-foaming additive designed to be compatible with all of our acid and alkaline detergents. Used at the rate of one gallon per drum of finished product.

Building Restoration Cleaner

1 Gal. - $14.00            5 Gal. - $52.50

Works in hot or cold water, in hand pump or pressure washers. Follow label directions carefully and use required safety equipment. Con



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Thanks Steve! This is just what we need!



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Steve Salley wrote:

We have been using this product from Absolute Chemical to clean gutters and as a limited housewash when there are heavy accumulations of carbon based staining etc and the results have been amazing.  We had a 3 story building to do on Memorial Day and I was the one at the top of the ladder, and I did not want to play around with getting the grime off, so we beefed up the mix and it did a really good job.

The best part of the day is not enjoying the F13 burn as I brush the gutters. Tony, my ground guy is vertically challenged so any two story gutters are all mine, so I do not miss the burn at all!

The other thing that is nice, is if you are only doing gutters and roof, the drips are not full of SH, so there is no worry of seepage with SH in it rusting the bottom edge of the facia under the gutters.

 

Mike is not kidding when he says it will take off tiger stripes.  If we have any stubborn ones, we beef up the bucket mix and hit it, wait a few seconds and then brush rinse and go.

 

ABSOLUTE CHEMICAL   615-876-1400  ASK FOR MIKE.

 

Citrus Gutter Cleaner & House Wash

1 Gal. - $14.00            5 Gal. - $50.00            55 Gal. - $275.00

citrus.jpg

A phenomenal gutter cleaner that can be diluted for use as a citrus house wash. It contains d’limeonene, which leaves behind a pleasant odor for the customer in addition to being one of the best cleaners available.

It will take off the tiger stripes!

 


 

 

I'll order a pail but frankly...the bar is pretty high if it's being compared to Gutter Grenade.  I've had 6+ years of "omg" factor from clients using F13.



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I love F13.

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Just a quick clarification
We use F13 too, but the opportunity to remove the burn caused me to take a shot on Absolute.

I will be very interested in the feedback form a lot of guys who have been in this business longer than me.

We do business with Bob all the time, so I am not discounting his products at all. Just another tool in the box.

I just got my brand spanking new Water Dragon because of the feedback on this and other forums, so we will offer our help when we can pay it back to you folks

Tomorrow we will put the Water Dragon on the truck!

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Steve Salley wrote:

Just a quick clarification
We use F13 too, but the opportunity to remove the burn caused me to take a shot on Absolute.

I will be very interested in the feedback form a lot of guys who have been in this business longer than me.

We do business with Bob all the time, so I am not discounting his products at all. Just another tool in the box.

I just got my brand spanking new Water Dragon because of the feedback on this and other forums, so we will offer our help when we can pay it back to you folks

Tomorrow we will put the Water Dragon on the truck!


 Well lets see some Pic's!



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Since this post started I spoke to a friend in FL who has been at this business for a long time... he suggested Bleach White from the auto parts store for those stubborn gutters. I'm going to give it a shot. Sorry for the pun!



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BlueRidge wrote:

Since this post started I spoke to a friend in FL who has been at this business for a long time... he suggested Bleach White from the auto parts store for those stubborn gutters. I'm going to give it a shot. Sorry for the pun!



-- Edited by BlueRidge on Sunday 8th of June 2014 05:26:59 PM


 Let me know how it goes...



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Bleach White will require more scrubbing than any of the standard cleaners we typically use on gutters. I feel certain that it will also be way more expensive per gallon than something like Purple Power. Tell your friend in Fl to use a quality cleaner made for the job and do it in the proper temps and he will see the stubborn gutters come very clean with the least amount of effort.

Purple Power can be bought in 5 gallon buckets from Advance Auto and delivered free with any order over $75.00,..there is usually a 30% off discount code you can apply that brings the cost down to around $19.00 a 5 gallon bucket,..thats around $3.80 a gallon,...and in Summer temps can be cut in half,...which makes it approximately $1.90 a gallon. And it works very well.


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I've never tried F-13 but have tried Purple Power and it does work pretty well.



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F-13 works but shipping makes it not as cost effective for me. In my use the dilution ratio is exaggerated so I didn't get more bang for my buck. But it seems to work for those who use it.

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F-13 is the best I've used, but as Jeff said, the shipping is the deal breaker. I tried to order a drum but they don't offer it. I'm a Dollar Tree shopper for gutter whitener.

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F-13 does work great but just be careful not to let it run on your skin. Here is the burn on my forearm one month later.

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I think Ray drinks that stuff!

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Been using this citrus gutter cleaner that Steve recommended and I love it. No more worrying about the siding or painted surfaces getting stain from f13. The Citrus Cleaner I find easier to use and works just as well if not better, and I love the price. $50.00 for a 5 gallon pail.



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Doug, Have you had any problem with it getting too "hot"and removing paint? I've had that issue with F 13 a couple of times

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None....Ray. Even tried it full strength.

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Cool, I'll give it a try!

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Ok, I'm going to have to try this stuff.

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Hey Doug, I always have my eyes open for new products,..for the simple reason of having other options when companies change formulas and it's nice to have options. So, I have a couple questions.

What is the dilution rate on this product?

How many applications?

Scrubbing or no scrubbing on the gutters shown in the pictures?

With shipping, and dilution rate factored in, what is your final cost per gallon?


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Jeff Wible wrote:

Hey Doug, I always have my eyes open for new products,..for the simple reason of having other options when companies change formulas and it's nice to have options. So, I have a couple questions.

What is the dilution rate on this product?

How many applications?

Scrubbing or no scrubbing on the gutters shown in the pictures?

With shipping, and dilution rate factored in, what is your final cost per gallon?


Thanks,
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I have been using 2 part water 1 part citrus cleaner to full strength.

usually one application,

light scrubbing

don't know haven't figured that

 



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Thanks Doug, scrubbing gutters is normal, no big deal,..and sometimes 2 applications are needed with any product. A handful of gutter cleaners are equal in ability,..it's the cost per gallon that usually trumps all when all else is equal.

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Was this product recently given away as a free sample at Gaylord center in Nashville? If it is. Is the sample pre mixed or does it need to be diluted?

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Call Mike and ask him...I wasn't at Nashville and can't answer that.

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We have been using a citrus based cleaner for several years on gutters and it works very well leaving a nice shine on the gutters unlike SH which I find leaves the gutters looking dull. Also it doesn't burn your skin, sting your eyes and destroy your clothes. We spray it on and scrub with telescopic window cleaning poles connected to the customers outdoor tap or the purified water in the van. The dirt washes off so easy.

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SH= Sodium Hypochlorite or Sodium Hydroxide,..neither would,be used to clean gutters anyhow.

Also, no reason to use a waterfed pole for cleaning the outside of gutters. Spray on your gutter cleaner of choice and and use regular extension brush to clean, then rinse.

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