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Old 21-04-2021, 01:05 PM   #1
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So, I need to clean down behind a radiator but I don't want to have to get a plumber out to remove the whole thing... and I reckon I can create a sort of long cleaning device with a cloth attached to do the job. However, the gap is relatively small (about 1 - 2cm) so I'd need something quite thin. Any ideas about a long (say 4ft), thin (1cm or less), rigid (so it doesn't bend) pole-type device I could use to create this? I thought like those bamboo canes that everyone USED TO have in their gardens when I was a kid and we of course used as swords but those don't seem to exist any more?? You can get them on Amazon bt it's like £20 for a bundle of loads and I don't want loads! I just want one! Or two... for sword fights after...
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Old 21-04-2021, 01:07 PM   #3
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It's not dust unfortunately, a hot chocolate got spilled down the back of it and it's now green and mouldy . Yaaay spores.
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you can put these dusters in Dunelm (other stores are available) which have extendable handles, then you have a duster and the handle that you can use for behind the rad
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you can put these dusters in Dunelm (other stores are available) which have extendable handles, then you have a duster and the handle that you can use for behind the rad
Yes i've got a skinny duster and the metal pole extends, got it on ebay ,then you could wrap a floor wipe round it and hold with elastic , that would do it ? Maybe.
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Yes i've got a skinny duster and the metal pole extends, got it on ebay ,then you could wrap a floor wipe round it and hold with elastic , that would do it ? Maybe.
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Pour some white wine down it.
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Oh so things like this literally exist .

And I can also do this with it apparently.



But WHY would someone do that...
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But WHY would someone do that...

i have one, its surprisingly useful
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But WHY would someone do that...
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...if you want to be really cheap/...as in spend no money, TS...?..then ask at your daughterís school if youíre able to loan a metre wooden rule for the day and tie a cloth on the end...Iím sure they would be fine with that...
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Or mr turpies taws, if the stick ain't doing the job.

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yep metal coat hanger straightened out with muslin and fuse wire tied on end slightly bent. dip in white wine vinegar

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Can you not use the stick off a brush/mop or something?
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