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Ask the Experts: Holiday Cleaning Dilemma

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

Eric H. from Coupeville asks: Now that the holidays are upon us, I’m hoping you can help me How to Clean Windowswith a seasonal cleaning question. Each year, my wife LOVES to beautify our windows with all of the kids’ holiday art projects — paper snowflakes, sparkly cut-out ornaments, cotton-ball snowmen, and even paper chains.  While I appreciate the efforts of my budding Picassos, to be honest, I’m dreading the January clean-up so much that I’m thinking of placing a ban on any displays requiring tape on our windows! Do you have any tips you can share to help me remove stuck-on adhesives so I don’t turn into a modern day Scrooge?

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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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