How to choose a great window cleaner.


Q & A- “What do you window cleaning professionals do in the winter?

Well, the short answer is: “We clean windows.”  But there’s more to it than that, of course. It’s amazing how many times we get asked that question.  It’s not surprising.  I mean, who in their right mind would willingly try to work with cold water out in the conditions we routinely see here in Oakland…

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Rust stain removal in Bloomfield, MI using the amazing F9 BARC

A customer of ours in Bloomfield Hills has some unsightly rust stains on their aggregate patio.  We used a product called F9 BARC to gently and effectively remove 95% of the stains.  The finished product was quite remarkable.   We can use this amazing product to remove rust stains on concrete driveways, sidewalks, pool decks…

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Q&A: “What’s that funny water pole you guys use?”

Maybe you’ve seen us using a strange-looking contraption to clean your windows.  Maybe you’ve wondered what it is or how it works.  Well, consider this a primer on what we in the window cleaning business call the “WFP”.  In case you struggle with acrostics, that stands for “water-fed pole”. “How in the world,” you may…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Orion Township, MI 48359

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Lake State Cleaning is proud to offer window cleaning, gutter cleaning, pressure washing, power washing, roof cleaning, dryer vent cleaning, gutter guard installation and other services to the following areas: Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, West Bloomfield, Novi, Troy, Rochester and Rochester Hills, Franklin, Royal Oak, Southfield, Lake Orion, Oxford, Oakland Township, Orchard Lake, Clarkston, Commerce Township, Brighton, Howell, Orchard Lake, Plymouth, Northville, South Lyon and the rest of Oakland County.