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Can men clean?

Not exactly ground breaking news, but confirmation at least that women do not trust men with the cleaning. Well who would? What wome don’t realise of course is that men deliberatly become bad at doing something if they want to avoid doing it. Like ironing, doing the washing etc.. Why women don’t trust men with house cleaning The new report, by cleaning product manufacturer Karcher, has found that 52 percent of housewives don’t want to let their hubbies near the washing up, vacuuming and cleaning the bathroom, the Daily Star reported. The study, which surveyed...
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Cleaning power of vinegar

Where would we be as professional cleaners without good old fashioned vinegar? It has so many uses, and is just great at removing certain kinds of stains. On top of that, it is so cheap. Why pay for those expensive shop bought chemicals when vinegar does a better job? 6 Cleaning Uses for Vinegar White vinegar is a tidy man’s best friend. This stuff competes with those all-purpose cleaners and basically blows them all out of the water (gasp!). And let’s admit it, there are few things more exciting than products that can be used to cook and clean. Keep in mind that we’re...
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No cleaning for 20 years

Hands up who doesn’t want to clean their solar panels for the next 20 years! Everyone I am guessing. These self cleaning solar panels say they stay clean for 20 years, might be worth taking a closer look. 005.AVI self-cleaning solar panels for 20 years. Self-cleaning solar panels for 20 years. Technology it seems is overtaking manual cleaning of these panels. Even installing a 5kw solar system would generally give you 20 panels to clean. Anything which cuts down on the amount of manual cleaning has to be welcomed with open...
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Cleaning Commercial Bathrooms

As professional cleaners we may be called upon to do any number of duties at any time. Even though your primary business may be window cleaning for example, from time to time we need to take work cleaning other areas, such as the bathrooms. This article will help you get those public bathrooms shining and clean and get you that foot in the door to get a commercial cleaning contract. The Fine Art of Urinal Maintenance – Commercial cleaning … As many cleaning professionals already know, cleaning restroom fixtures using the proper products is important. But what...
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Safety Equipment

As if we didn’t already know, window cleaning can be a dangerous occupation. Whilst some countries take their occupational health laws seriously, others are less than strict in this regard. This story reveals how 2 window cleaners were injured in Dubai after some equipment failure. Two injured as window-cleaning equipment falls in Dubai’s Tecom tower   Two injured as window-cleaning equipment falls in Dubai’s Tecom tower. The National DUBAI // Two men were injured and several cars damaged on Tuesday morning when window-cleaning equipment fell from a...
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Staying Safe When Cleaning Windows

The most important factor to take into account when you are cleaning windows is personal safety. Safety not only for the person performing the clean, but for clients and members of the public also. This book is an interesting read for anyone involved with cleaning windows as it outlines a number of safety steps that can be taken to prevent accident or injury when cleaning windows. Window cleaning safety orders We also recommend you watch this video which shows you how to use your safety equipment correctly when reaching those hard to get to windows. Let’s follow...
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The End of Window Cleaning?

Has the humble window cleaner had his day? Will we soon be talking of window cleaners in the same way we talk about chimney sweeps in a few years time? Well according to this report the rise of ‘self cleaning’ windows is set to put the window cleaning industry out of business. We’ll wait and see if that comes true, but in the meantime window cleaning seems to be here for the foreseeable future. Window Cleaning Industry May Be In Trouble, Say Reports … Industry analyst firm NanoMarkets has recently issued a report titled, ‘Self-Cleaning...
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Window Cleaning made easy

When you start a new business you always have the best intentions to make your clients the happiest clients in your town. Attention to detail, prompt attendance, great pricing. This article describes the experiences of a Brisbane window cleaner and how he established his business. Window Cleaning is the Easy Part The one thing that I got excited about is when I got a new client. I wanted to make sure that I did everything I could do to make their window cleaning job perfect! What I found out… ..after cleaning the windows, cleaning the window frames, wiping off the window...