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1. Recognizing Problems The Window Cleaning Experts can spot and identify problems associated with windows in general, such as wood rot on sills, damaged screens, sashes that are painted shut, & broken seals on double-paned windows. Early detection can save large expenses later.   2. Insect Infestation Removal Hornets, bees, and wasps tend to build nests behind shutters & in between storm windows. In some cases, the nests/insects make the window hard to operate, not to mention the danger of the pests gaining access to your home.   3. Extend the Life of Your Windows! Over a period of years, aluminum screens left in place for an extended period of time will etch deposits on the glass. Etched glass is prone to cracks & chips. At The Window Cleaning Experts, thru regular cleanings, we can remove the deposits in most cases & restore the glass to it’s glowing radiance while adding...
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Hard Water on A Window
Why Cleaning Your Windows Can Save in the Long Run Understanding why cleaning your windows on a regular basis can save you in the long run: Hard mineral or hard water is the biggest threat to most home and business owners. The need for basic glass restoration can be avoided with regular cleaning to exterior window glass surfaces. Understanding what windows are, and the risk combining Hard Water Stains can do after time Glass is porous. A cross-section of a sheet of glass reveals peaks and valleys. Glass is a liquid that continues to harden over time. Because glass is porous, it's easy to understand how its transparent look can quickly become obstructed with airborne pollutants. Also, it's easy to understand why hard water can damage glass if not maintained on a regular basis. Hard water happens when rainwater or sprinkler water runs over prefabricated surface i.e. wood stain, painted siding,...
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Angie's List: Why you should clean your windows Spring is here and if you have plans to freshen up your home, you're not alone. According to an Angie's List poll, more than half of the respondents say they regularly give their home a good spring cleaning. The consumer review website suggests putting window cleaning on the top of your "to-do" list this year. Clean windows will make your house more aesthetically pleasing, and it will help remove grit and grime that builds up on both the inside and outside surfaces. Glass that goes uncleaned can become hazy or stained and that will end up costing you in the long run. Where you live can impact how often you should have your windows cleaned. Matt Swales, a window cleaning company owner, says: "If the house sits in a wooded area or near construction that is blowing dirt across on it, (they) may...
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home with clean windows
Realtors and professional home stagers know the importance of curb appeal and cleanliness when it comes to selling a house. Topping their list is sparkling clean windows. Elizabeth Weintraub at About.com writes in How To Prepare Your House For Sale: “Prepping and staging a house. Every seller wants her home to sell fast and bring top dollar. Does that sound good to you? Well, it’s not luck that makes that happen. It’s careful planning and knowing how to professionally spruce up your home that will send home buyers scurrying for their checkbooks. Here is how to prep a house and turn it into an irresistible and marketable home.” Following is her list of items for Make the House Sparkle. By the way, be sure to clean your windows after spraying down the exterior! Wash windows inside and out. Rent a pressure washer and spray down sidewalks and exterior. Clean out...
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iwca 2013 conference
One of the many things that positions the Window Cleaning Experts apart from other companies is our desire to learn, grow, and strive to become better and safer. The Window Cleaning Experts are proud members of the International Window Cleaning Association, (IWCA), a non-profit organization whose main goal is to promote safety and professionalism within our industry. Every year the IWCA has their annual conference, and this year it was held right here in Florida in St. Petersburg. All of our crew leaders and I attended the convention and we all found it to be rich in information; it was great networking with others, trading stories and learning from other peoples experiences. At the convention, OSHA approved safety classes were held as well as other seminars about the latest in glass cleaning techniques, ladder safety, customer service, insurance and goal setting. All in all, it was an amazing time! The Window...
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Below is a link of an interview given by the founder of Angie's List to a few window washers here in Florida. Read why Tom Cruickshank, owner of The Window Cleaning Experts Inc., located in Tarpon Springs, recommends a once a year professional window cleaning. Angie Hicks, founder of AngiesList, interviews Tom as to the safe and correct process that should be used when cleaning windows. Click here to read the full article on The Tampa Tribune  ...
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