Window Cleaning in Vancouver

Here’s Why Spring is the Best Time to Clean Windows in Vancouver

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The spring season gives us a lot to look forward to – blossoming flowers, sunny days, and most importantly, warmer weather. However, with budding life come bugs and birds, and of course post-winter clean-up conditions. These elements are all threats to your windows and need to be taken care of. If you haven’t already added window washing to your spring …

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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Fall Into Winter Check List For Your Home

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With the arrival of fall, it’s a good idea to get started on those things that need doing around your home before the much cooler (not to mention wetter) months of winter are upon us.   Here is a list to get you started. Check and install weather-strip.  Homeowners who have poor or insufficient weather stripping waste hundreds of dollars …

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Making The Switch To Green Cleaning Products

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You care about the environment, but you also want clean counters, sanitized bathrooms and have a spotless kitchen. There are many “green” cleaning products in today’s market.  While there are no specific criteria that qualify a product as green, most claim that they are biodegradable, phosphate and chlorine free and their ingredients are derived from plants rather than petrochemicals.  It’s …

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Pressure Washing Benefits For Your Business

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When it comes to bringing in new business, hiring someone to pressure wash your building may not be the first thing that comes to mind. But the truth is that a clean and well cared for business exterior will draw in those much desired new customers.  People take note of a business owner who takes care of such things, concluding …

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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 …