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Ask the Experts – Cleaning Skylights

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

Penny M. from Burlington asks: We moved into a lovely home a few years ago.Skylights Need Cleaning What really sold us on the house were the glass skylights installed in both the kitchen and the living room — especially since our winters can be so grey and dark. Well, after a couple of years of cooking and just general living, our skylights aren’t letting in nearly as much light as they used to, but cleaning them seems like a daunting project. Any tips you could share?

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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: 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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Window Cleaning Services: Whidbey, Oak Harbor, Skagit Valley

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.
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