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 for 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.
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.
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
Window cleaning requires know how, precision, and calm nerves. After all, when working from a roof or atop a ladder to remove grime, dust, and dirt, you can easily be one poor decision away from a fall. While the art of cleaning windows has been around for centuries, in our post-industrial society we’ve learned to utilize techniques and equipment which emphasize safety and security.
No structure can thrive without window cleaners—and no community can function without tidying up. Window panes can gather dirt, dust, and debris from the wind or other sources. Even large, high-rise buildings, such as those found in Seattle and other large cities in the Pacific Northwest have to deal with these issues.