Unger MicroStrip (StripWasher) Microfiber applicator Sleeve with a built-in scrubbing pad and Velcro fastening. The structure of tiny microfibers offers extraordinary water absorption, exceptional dirt pick up and easy rinsing. Machine washable. See 'More Info' below.
Unger NS250 25cm 10"
Unger NS350 35cm 14"
Unger NS450 45cm 18"
Unger NS550 55cm 22"
Water Retention Value score: 405
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What does a Unger Micro Microfiber Sleeve do? A sleeve is used at apply the soapy water used to clean windows. Sleeves are also known as 'a washer' or 'a soapy'.
Why the Unger Micro Sleeve? It is made from thick microfiber material so it has superior water retention. Unger say it will hold up to 6 times its own weight. The Velcro fastening makes it easy to fit. The abrasive scrub pad is useful for removing stubborn marks and bird mess. At Window Cleaning Stuff we stock the full range of Unger Micro Sleeves.
What are the Unger product codes? NS250 for 10" 25cm, NS350 for 14" 35cm, NS450 for 18" 45cm and NS550 for 22" 55cm.
What Unger Micro Microfiber Sleeves made from? The inner supportive material is 100% Polyamide and the outer fibres are 100% Polyethylene.
Do I need anything else? Yes, you need a T Bar. The Unger Micro Microfiber Sleeve is fitted over the T Bar of the same size. You will also need a Squeegee - this is used to remove the liquid from the window. A cloth or scrim may be required to wipe around the edges of the window to remove an excess water. We suggest another cloth is used to wipe the sill.
How to use the unger Micro Microfiber Sleeve: With the Sleeve fitted to a T Bar. Make up a solution of detergent. Unger SYR and Ettore all make good detergents for cleaning windows - See the Category 'Detergents For Windows.' An Oblong Bucket makes wetting the applicator easier - See Category 'Buckets'. Wet the sleeve by immersing it in detergent. Remove the excess detergent (many do this by running their hand along the applicator). The applicator should not be dripping. Rub the sleeve all over the window to cover the glass. Use the pad on the end of the sleeve to remove any stubborn marks or bird droppings. Rub the sleeve against the window - up and down, from side to side, in a circular motion covering the window in suds. When all the dirt is loose, use a squeegee to remove the detergent. Repeat if necessary. Finish by using a Scrim to remove any excess detergent from the glass.
How do I choose the right Unger Micro Microfiber Sleeve? There are a couple of things to think about. First the size you need - the most popular size is 35cm 14". This is suitable for most windows. As a general rule, the larger the window, the larger the applicator. Georgian style windows may use smaller applicators while patio doors, offices and shops require bigger applicators. It saves time to get the right size applicator for the right size of window. Secondly is the sleeve type. There are a number of different makes and types of sleeve. Microfiber sleeves generally hold more water. Many sleeves including the Unger Micro Microfiber Sleeve have Velcro fastening which can make fitting a sleeve over a T Bar quicker. A nice design feature is the abrasive pad at the end of the sleeve, this can be used to remove stubborn dirt and bird mess.
What is a 'washer'? A washer is another name for an applicator. An applicator is a sleeve and a T Bar together.
Tips: Keep it clean. Wash the Sleeve to remove the build up of soap and dirt. Wash at a low temperature with only a small amount of detergent and no conditioner. Unger say that this Sleeve may be washed up to 500 times. Air dry, do not tumble dry.
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