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I'm Spencer King, an ex-marquee erector. This blog is designed to help those running a hire business or thinking of starting. I don't claim to know everything, I'm just trying to help people avoid the mistakes I made! Check out our event planning section for advice on planning your own marquee event. Please contact us if we can help or offer advice in any way.


New Marquee Cleaner

No blog for a couple of weeks due to the bank holidays. Poor health was also a factor – can someone older and wiser than me let me know if a family of 4 can ever be completely illness free? You just seem to take turns. Anyway, back to marquees.

Cleaning marquees is a regular thing (or at least it should be!). It might only be a quick wipe on site or a full on scrub down in the yard as part of general maintenance. You need a decent cleaner to use.

We always used a generic Traffic Film Remover (TFR). It’s like concentrated washing up liquid that you water down in a spray or power washer.

UnoChem now produce a specific marquee cleaner which might be worth a try. I haven’t used it myself, I don’t know if it produces heaven in a jay cloth or adds nothing to your elbow grease. But it’s aimed at marquee people. We are marquee people. I thought it might be worth a try.

Thanks for reading

Spencer

  • Mal

    No is the answer to your question! I always remember watching our youngest always feeling ill first. Vomitting all night and then the wife would get it. Then my son, daughter and days later me. Like waiting for the hang mans noose.

    Top tip. Already placed my order for the cleaner. I'll post back maybe on marquees.co how it goes.

    For those that may feel a comment, yes COSH, Risk Assesments and Full PPE will all be taken into consideration. 😛

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