Ask The Experts: A Tough Window Cleaning Solution

The Cleaning Experts at  A Clean Streak answer your toughest cleaning questions.

Burt L. from Whidbey Island asks: I came across your blog the other day when I was looking Windshield Cleaning Solutionfor some tips on getting my deck ready for winter, and I thought you may have an answer to my “toughest cleaning question”.  Since you specialize in window cleaning, do you have any tips on how to get the inside windshield of my car clean? I’ve tried using glass cleaner, but it’s still streaky, and I can’t get the bottom couple of inches (where it meets the dash) clean at all.

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Ask the Experts: Preparing Your Deck for Winter

The Cleaning Experts at  A Clean Streak answer your toughest cleaning questions.

Deck Maintenance TipsKay K. from Anacortes asks:  This past summer, my husband and I finally got around to hiring a contractor to build a cedar-topped deck (with a semi-transparent stain) in our back yard. We love it but with all the recent rain, my beautiful deck is starting to look worn. What’s worse, last night I stepped outside to call the dog, slipped on a couple of leaves, and almost fell! Do you have any advice on how to get rid of the slippery patches and get keep my deck safe from the weather?

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Ask the Experts: Gutter Cleaning Tips

The Window and Gutter Cleaning Experts at  A Clean Streak answer your toughest cleaning questions.Professional Gutter Cleaning Services

Barb G. from Burlington asks:  This past May, my husband Ed and I took ownership of a beautiful old home surrounded by maple trees. We love the trees, but we know that with the cooler temperatures, these trees are going to start dropping their leaves – and our roof and gutters are in the direct line of fire. Ed is sure he can get rid of the debris with a leaf blower…what do you recommend?

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Ask the Experts: More Window Cleaning Tips

The Window Cleaning Experts at  A Clean Streak answer your toughest cleaning questions.

Clean your WindowsMichelle L. from Mount Vernon asks: When I was a little girl, both my Grandma and my Mother told me that the best way to get our windows clean was with white vinegar, a splash of ammonia, and newsprint. So, that’s what I’ve always done, but it seems to take forever, and my windows don’t stay clean for long! I’ve noticed that you don’t mention that method on your website…why not?

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Ask the Experts: Cleaning Windows

The Window Cleaning Experts at  A Clean Streak answer your toughest cleaning questions.

Window Cleaning SolutionsBill C. from Whidbey Island asks: I’m lucky enough to own a vacation home near Swantown on Whidbey Island and have noticed that the windows on the west side of the house get a lot dirtier than all the other ones, though they don’t seem to be more exposed to the elements. Any idea why? Should I just hose them down a bit more frequently?
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Don’t Let your Pressure Washer Destroy your Property!

Pressure Washer Use

There are few chores out there more satisfying than blasting dirt and grime away with a single sweep of a wand. In fact, it kind of makes you feel like a superhero (“Captain Clean” anyone??). But the tool that makes it happen, the Pressure Washer, can also make you into a Super Villain (destroyer of all you touch) if it’s used incorrectly. And sadly, it’s all too easy to misuse one of these machines.

Before you attach the hose to your pressure washer, check out our list of Pressure Washing Don’ts.
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Before and After Window Cleaning

5 Reasons Why Clean Windows Are Good For Business

Like every other aspect of your business, dirty or unkempt areas have a negative impact. The key is cleanliness—and for a few good reasons.

#1 – Customer Perception

If your business has foot traffic, you better believe your visitors are noticing those windows. And it matters most if you own a food establishment, where sanitation matters, or any sort of business where you depend on natural lighting or window views to have a positive impact. Continue reading

Coupeville Washington

Proud To Serve Feature: The Town of Coupeville, Washington

The town of Coupeville has the distinction of being the second oldest town in the State of Washington. Founded in 1852 by Captain Thomas Coupe, this quaint little town of barely 1,800 residents has much to recommend it in the way of charm. Stroll down its streets and you’ll see a variety of house styles — including Block Houses, Saltbox, and the Victorian Queen Anne — that have been kept in mint condition since they were built.

Although Coupeville is located in the northwest corner of Washington State, on Penn Cove, Central Whidbey Island, it gets far less rain than you would expect for its location. The reason is that it is sheltered from many rainstorms by the Olympic Mountains. This mountain effect is why the town’s climate is actually classified as warm summer Mediterranean.
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