Spring Exterior and Gutter Cleaning

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Spring cleaning has a broad and impactful role in home and property maintenance, especially in Vancouver. There are several essential actions that homeowners should take to preserve the value of their home and to boost curb appeal. Two important exterior areas that should be regularly cleaned are the gutters and exterior surfaces. Gutter Cleaning – February Gutter cleaning may seem …

The Importance of Cleaning Window Tracks

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The Importance of Cleaning Window Tracks Dirty window tracks can easily go unnoticed and are often low on the list of cleaning priorities. But having window tracks spic-and-span is actually very important to creating an energy efficient and healthy home. Neglecting window tracks can create a perfect environment for dirt and grime to build up. This dirt and grime can …

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Window Cleaning: How NOT To Do It

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How NOT To Clean Your Windows If not done properly or safely, window cleaning can be a dangerous job. Here at Umbrella Property Services, we put our employees through a rigorous training program so they are prepared for all situations. As you can see in the pictures below, these people have not gone through any sort of training. Please do …

3 Things to Look For When Hiring A Pressure Washing Company

3 Things to Look For When Hiring A Pressure Washing Company

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When going about the process of hiring a pressure washing company to clean your home or business, there are 3 very important aspects to consider. Integrity Integrity in any business is very important. It counts especially in the service industry. When trying to choose between different companies in your area, look for the one with the most integrity. Do your …

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Use Your Squeegie Like A Pro

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Most of us would confess that washing our windows is one of those big chores that seem to take a ton of time and even more motivation to get started. But whether we like the job or not, we have to admit that nothing brightens a living space as well as crystal clear, streak free windows. Part of what makes …

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Washing Windows in the Rain: Exposing the Myth

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Thinking to have your windows cleaned but you hear that there is rain in the forecast?  Well here in Vancouver, you might wait a long time if you believe that rain will undo the time and effort, not to mention the expense of having your windows properly cleaned.  You can quickly tell the professional window cleaners from the amateurs by …

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Overlooked Home Maintenance Tasks

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Here is a list of things around the home that are often overlooked, leading to greater expense and headache.  Taking the time to tackle these items can save you in a huge way in the long run.  Check for Roof Damage By the time you notice a problem, it’s already too late. Get up onto your roof at least twice …

What To Do With Your Old Windows

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We are in the business of cleaning your windows.  But just as an aside, let’s talk about something completely different while still keeping with the “window” theme.  I have seen a lot of DIY ideas lately when it comes to taking something old and turning it into a very unique treasure. Do you have some windows that are just too old …

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How To Effectively Wash Your Window Screens

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Throughout the year, dirt and grime can coat your window screens. Exposure to the weather elements can leave your screens looking dingy. When you’re ready to wash your windows, consider washing window screens, as well. Then, when you’re ready to open up your windows and let in the fresh air, you won’t have to deal with dirt and debris blowing …

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How To Clean Your Outside Windows Like A Pro

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Ideally, windows should be washed twice a year.  It’s not something that most of us look forward to but the reward can definitely make it worth the effort.   Part of what makes window washing such a chore is using improper tools and methods, making an already challenging task more difficult. Simply spraying with a window cleaner and working it …