The Unger Monsoon sleeve is manufactured from a heavy-duty fabric which holds 20% more water than standard sleeves. The abrasive scrubbing pad on one end provides extra scrubbing power to remove bird droppings and baked-on grit and grime. Velcro fastening.
Water Retention Value score: 353
Machine washable up to 500 times.
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What does a Unger Monsoon Sleeve do? A sleeve is used at apply the soapy water used to clean windows.
Why the Unger Monsoon Sleeve? This sleeve is probably the most popular sleeve we sell. It is a durable sleeve made from a fluffy material that has good water retention. The Velcro fastening makes it easy to fit. The abrasive scrub pad is useful for removing stubborn marks and bird mess.
What are the Unger product codes? MS150 for 6" 15cm, MS250 for 10" 25cm, MS350 for 14" 35cm and MS450 for 18" 45cm.Window Cleaning Stuff stock the full Unger Monsoon range.
What are Unger Monsoon Sleeves made from? They are a blended material, the inner supportive material is 100% Polyamide. The outer fabric is 70% Polyacrylic, 20% Polyethylene and 10% Polyamide.
If I buy this Sleeve, do I need anything else? Yes, you need a T Bar. The Unger Monsoon 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 Monsoon 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. Clean up the edges with a Scrim - You can now clean windows!
How do I choose the right size of Unger Monsoon Sleeve? 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 (maybe 6" 15cm or 10" 25cm) while patio doors, offices and shops require bigger applicators such as 18" 45cm or 22" 55cm. It saves time to get the right size applicator for your size of window.
What is a 'washer'? A washer is another name for an applicator. An applicator is a sleeve and a T Bar. Monsoon Sleeves used to be called Zebra Sleeves many years ago.
Tips: Keep it clean. Wash the Sleeve to remove the build up of soap and dirt. Unger say that this the Monson Sleeve can be washed up to 500 times. Wash at a low temperature with only a small amount of detergent and no conditioner. Air dry, do not tumble dry.