Archive for April 2013
What is “Soft Washing”?
Most people are familiar with a pressure washer: those wheeled contraptions that are really loud and shoot water really far. They range in size from small, electric units that are great for rinsing your car to huge trailer-mounted machines that are powerful enough to write your name in concrete. We’ve all seen people using pressure…Read More
Why does glass scratch?
We do a lot of post-construction window cleaning. The most common question I hear from site superintendents is “You aren’t going to scratch the glass, right?” Happily, I can always answer “No, we don’t scratch glass.” Unfortunately, many window cleaners can’t say the same. True, some might know that glass can scratch if scraped. Some…Read More
How to choose a great window cleaner.
I’ve been in the window cleaning business since I was 17. I worked for two different companies before I started my business. During that time I learned a lot about the trade. I also learned that the term “window cleaner” is not a one-size-fits-all job description. There are actually lots of different kinds of window…Read More