Baseboard Cleaning with Rabbit-3
The complete baseboard cleaning package includes:
1. Rabbit-3 with flex-hose part # 2W22038
2. Water tank deluxe type part # 2A88900
3. Scrub Jay (baseboard cleaning attachment) part # 2A81356
4. Drive block (or pad holder) 18″ dia. part # 2A81942
5. Drive block (or pad holder) 13″ dia. part # 2A81330
6. Weight 40lb (1) part # 2F03072
Where to use the machine
Use it at apartments long hallway
Instruction how to use the machine:
Fill up the tank with clear water and keep it flowing during the baseboard cleaning.This will help to wash the dirt down and lubricate the surfaces you may use Blue or Black pad Strip around the Scrub Jay. The black is for very dirty baseboards.
- Saves Time and money: Cleaning baseboard by hand for 60 minutes can be reduced to 5 minutes by using the Scrub Jay.
How to setup the Scrub Jay to clean SQUARE baseboard.
How to setup the Scrub Jay to clean COVE baseboards.
To clean cove baseboards, the pad strip and the bottom pad has to be arranged differently. For honing use Astro pad with diamond on it.
Step 1. To start the base-board cleaning, remove weights from your machine.
Step 2. If needed ADD water tank and blue feeding hose (see Step 19 and 20) to the machine. Rabbit-6 & Stonechat sold with water tank.
Step 3. Unscrew the three black knobs. The spring on the knob prevents it from rattling during operation.
Step 4. Remove splash guard by turning it around a couple of times. Observe the notch & the half moon shaped washers.
Step 5. Scrub Jay preparation. Part # 2A81356. If you wish to strip the floor at the same time as you clean the baseboard, put 17 inch diameter black pad prt # 2A81260 on the bottom. If you don’t want to strip or scrub the floor then use white pad.
Step 6. Then put pad strip on by pushing it against the Velcro. Black for heavy soil removal, blue for average dirt removal.
Step 7. If the pad strip is too long, cut it to fit the block circumference. If, on the other hand, the pad strip is short, just stretch it.
Step 8. By coupling Scrub Jay #3 to #4 you can clean baseboards up to 8 inches high.
Step 9. Put Scrub Jay on machine.
Step 11. The machine is set up with Scrub Jays #3 & #4, the valve and the hose to clean 8 inch high baseboards.
Step 12. Fill up tank with clean water. (Don’t use stripper)
Step 13. Use long handle brush and paint baseboard – up to 50 ft.- with TroubleGone which will cling to vertical surface. You can’t use regular stripper because it will run off the baseboard and leave you nothing to work with.
Step 14. Wait 5 – 10 minutes for the chemical to finishes its job.
Step 15. Position machine against baseboard at 45 degree angle on your LEFT hand side.
Step 16. Bend hose and point orange tip to the top of the pad strip.
Step 17. Begin cleaning by starting machine and pushing it against baseboard. Let the water flow continuously to wash dirt down.
Step 18. Mop up the mess. Use vacuum cleaner or auto scrubber and your job is DONE. Congratulations!
Replacement pads are 52” long strips to wrap around Scrub Jay. Packaged 5/box.
- Pad strip 3” wide black Part# 2A81210
- Pad strip 3” wide blue Part# 2A81212
- Pad strip 4” wide black Part# 2A81216
- Pad strip 4” wide blue Part# 2A81218
If you wish to strip the floor at the same time you clean the baseboard, use a 17″ black pad under it (part # 2A81260.)