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Adam Valencia

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If your in a high rise and are using a portable without auto fill, get the "easy fill' hose like the one Mytee sells and connect one end to the water supply and the other drop into the fresh water tank. When your ready to clean, turn on the water at a rate that when you clean, it is slowly filling up your tank at the same time. If you need to stop you can just turn the water off, otherwise by the time I am done dumping the bucket, the machine is right where I need it to be to keep on with my cleaning. Plus if you have no heat exchangers on your machine it keeps the water hot. No waiting around to refill. Lol! Takes a couple times to figure out the water flow setting you need it at but once your confident its almost like having auto fill. lol
 

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Thank you. Watch for a new video coming with a few new tips and tricks. Check our YouTube and subscribe to get alerted.
 
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This thread is so interesting... I think this is going to help me....
 

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Some of you are going to laugh but it works! Looking for a cheaper method of agitation without going full blown commercial? Look into the Shark Sonic Duo Agitator. $120 bucks will get you adequate agitation for high rise rentals, stairs, etc without having to lug around your 175 rotary. "but its too light, not enough pressure". Go to TJ max and grab a woman's 10lbs ankle wights (Velcro). Strap one of those bad boys onto the agitator and boom. Lol. A little more aggressive agitation. If you want, cut a red bonnet pad into two rectangular squares the same size as the agitator and you have even more scrubbing action. For those working in really tight areas with few outlets, studios, etc its a great light weight tool. You will feel like a complete rooky while you use it but it gets adiquate results at a low cost. lol
 
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Here's a simple tip that I have done with the center part of floor pads. I reuse it to wind up my hose reels, saves your hand from the heat and cleans them at the same time.
 

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Take 1/4" clear silicone hose and slide it over the loop. Last longer as the dip comes off prematurely.
 

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Here is one for ya, not completely cleaning related but I love it. when you have a storm door that won't stay open, just put a quarter between the slide lock and the shock absorber. The door will stay open then!

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can you demonstrate...not following where you are installing the quarter
 

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Here is one for ya, not completely cleaning related but I love it. when you have a storm door that won't stay open, just put a quarter between the slide lock and the shock absorber. The door will stay open then!

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Too rich man. I use a penny :p. Or just pull pin and swing door all the way open. But make sure to put weight against it or wind will tear it off. Yep. My storm door was torn off ill admit.
Shiming the holder with a coin is a classic one though (y)
 
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Ok two tricks!

on very windy days, I take a small bunge cord and put one end on the outside storm door handle and the other end on the inside handle of the main door. Keeps storm door from blowing away while working. you may have to widen the ends of the cord to accommodate the door handles.

For the three cleaners left that still move beds, for beds with a middle post, put Styrofoam blocks on top of your sliders. That will lift the entire bed off the carpet so you don't have to worry about bending the middle posts. Also makes it a snap to put tabs under the posts prior to resetting the bed.
 

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If you run a unit with heat exchangers use a water softener, recharge it every 25-50 hours and descale it every 100 hours or so with some white vinegar.

If you are running a big 4 cylinder machine and it's got a couple thousands hours on it consider switching to diesel 15w-40 oil in it. I've got a 2006 White Magic Triton and a hydramaster titan 875, 10k+ on the triton and 3100 on the titan and they both still run great.