Squeegees

A squeegee (a.k.a. squilgee) is a durable hand-held device which removes liquid from a smooth surface like glass, to make it cleaner and leave a streak-free surface when it dries. It consists of an ergonomic handle and a smooth blade often made from neoprene or FDA approved rubber. Some squeegees have a sponge to soak up water from a bucket and apply to dirty windows.

The most common is a window squeegee used for window cleaning. It has been designed to remove water and cleaning fluid from a smooth glass surface. The water and soap solution applied to the window helps to release the dirt, the squeegee is then used to remove the water and dirt off the glass leaving a cleaner surface. The cleaning of high windows is possible by using an extendable (telescopic) pole.

A floor squeegee is similar to a window squeegee except for the fact it has a long handle. A floor squeegee is used to clean floors after they have been sprayed with liquids or to push water down into drains.

Floor squeegees are used in places that either need the floors hygienically cleaned regularly, such as meat departments in supermarkets and military barracks, or in hospitals to clean up any spills that occur in patient rooms or operating rooms.

A condensation squeegee either has a scoop or contains drain holes to effectively remove condensation from pipes and ceilings. The condensation can then be drained through an attached hose or simply poured away.

There are several methods used for removing the fluid from surfaces. The fan or swivel method is used by professionals and uses strokes and turns in opposing directions to hold and move the water away from the edge of the squeegee. When completed there is no water or dirt left. Straight strokes however are normally much more efficient. Chamois leather cloths are used to touch up any spots that could be missed.

If water is being left behind it could be that the rubber blade is worn out and needs replaced. Replacing a blade is quick and easy, the only thing to consider is the shape and size of the blade you are replacing.

Squeegees are supplied in various shapes and sizes as they can be used in many industrial environments, and in the household for cleaning shower doors, wet rooms, bathroom tiles, and garage floors.

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RS Stock No. 390-4618
Mfr. Part No.71704
BrandVikan
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Smooth Floors, Wet Floors Red 700mm 85mm 70mm
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Mfr. Part No.71251
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RS Stock No. 884-7706
Mfr. Part No.71252
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Mfr. Part No.71702
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RS Stock No. 884-7703
Mfr. Part No.71254
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Mfr. Part No.71403
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Mfr. Part No.71402
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RS Stock No. 884-7715
Mfr. Part No.71256
BrandVikan
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Food Preparation Surfaces Yellow 50mm 104mm 245mm
RS Stock No. 390-4400
Mfr. Part No.77542
BrandVikan
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RS Stock No. 390-4630
Mfr. Part No.71706
BrandVikan
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Smooth Floors, Wet Floors Yellow 700mm 85mm 70mm
RS Stock No. 884-7719
Mfr. Part No.71257
BrandVikan
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Food Preparation Surfaces Orange 50mm 104mm 245mm
RS Stock No. 390-4501
Mfr. Part No.17405
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RS Stock No. 884-7712
Mfr. Part No.71255
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Food Preparation Surfaces White 50mm 104mm 245mm
RS Stock No. 390-4595
Mfr. Part No.71703
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Smooth Floors, Wet Floors Blue 700mm 85mm 70mm
RS Stock No. 390-4517
Mfr. Part No.71406
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Smooth Floors, Wet Floors Yellow 400mm 40mm 95mm
RS Stock No. 390-4494
Mfr. Part No.71404
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RS Stock No. 731-2909
Mfr. Part No.77729
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Mfr. Part No.71253
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Food Preparation Surfaces Blue 50mm 104mm 245mm
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Mfr. Part No.77749
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