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. 390-4595
Mfr. Part No.71703
BrandVikan
R 652.01
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Smooth Floors, Wet Floors Blue 700mm 85mm 70mm
RS stock no. 390-4589
Mfr. Part No.71702
BrandVikan
R 652.01
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Smooth Floors, Wet Floors Green 700mm 35mm 95mm
RS stock no. 705-6237
BrandRS PRO
R 907.57
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Liquids Blue - - -
RS stock no. 176-6621
Mfr. Part No.71604
BrandVikan
R 527.50
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Floors Red 80mm 95mm 600mm
RS stock no. 176-6626
Mfr. Part No.71608
BrandVikan
R 526.31
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Floors Purple 80mm 95mm 600mm
RS stock no. 188-9785
Mfr. Part No.714088
BrandVikan
R 405.12
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- Grey 400mm 90mm 80mm
RS stock no. 390-4400
Mfr. Part No.77542
BrandVikan
R 442.54
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Food Industry Green 600mm 40mm 110mm
RS stock no. 176-6623
Mfr. Part No.71605
BrandVikan
R 515.33
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Floors White 80mm 95mm 600mm
RS stock no. 176-6627
Mfr. Part No.71609
BrandVikan
R 527.33
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Floors Black 80mm 95mm 600mm
RS stock no. 390-4416
Mfr. Part No.77543
BrandVikan
R 442.54
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Food Industry Blue 600mm 40mm 110mm
RS stock no. 884-7696
Mfr. Part No.71251
BrandVikan
R 275.97
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Food Preparation Surfaces Pink 50mm 104mm 245mm
RS stock no. 188-9000
Mfr. Part No.77341
BrandVikan
R 392.56
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- Pink 600mm 45mm 25mm
RS stock no. 390-4494
Mfr. Part No.71404
BrandVikan
R 484.17
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Smooth Floors, Wet Floors Red 400mm 40mm 95mm
RS stock no. 188-9786
Mfr. Part No.716066
BrandVikan
R 463.03
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- Brown 600mm 95mm 80mm
RS stock no. 884-7719
Mfr. Part No.71257
BrandVikan
R 277.32
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Food Preparation Surfaces Orange 50mm 104mm 245mm
RS stock no. 390-4618
Mfr. Part No.71704
BrandVikan
R 652.01
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Smooth Floors, Wet Floors Red 700mm 85mm 70mm
RS stock no. 188-9014
Mfr. Part No.77759
BrandVikan
R 290.46
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- Black 700mm 30mm 45mm
RS stock no. 188-8998
Mfr. Part No.71601
BrandVikan
R 419.61
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- Pink 600mm 95mm 80mm
RS stock no. 731-2903
Mfr. Part No.77749
BrandVikan
R 264.34
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Liquids Black 27mm 43mm 600mm
RS stock no. 188-9788
Mfr. Part No.716088
BrandVikan
R 462.69
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- Grey 600mm 95mm 80mm