You need more than just buckets, sponges or squeegees for the perfect window clean. To achieve the highest cleaning results, you will be required to reach and clean the most difficult areas and use specialised cleaning products. Commercial window cleaners will need to go through the correct training and follow accurate techniques to respect the health and safety regulations.
Window cleaning equipment varies depending on the working conditions and risks that the company is exposed to. Discover below the window cleaning equipment that businesses will need to achieve the best results.
Professional Window Cleaning Equipment
- Squeegee handles: this is the best utensil to give windows a perfect dry finish. They are used to remove the cleaning fluid or water from a glass surface. This is a must in every window cleaning toolkit!
- Reach and wash poles: are an extremely important tool when reaching windows of tall buildings without ladders or lifts. Most are made with ultra-lightweight carbon fibre or aluminium!
- T-Bars and sleeves: Special mops are designed for a more effective window cleaning. These T-bars’, commonly used with ergonomic handles are great for water retention.
- Portable ladders: Ensuring your ladder is strong and robust for any work condition, is fundamental to carrying out the best window cleaning jobs!
- Scrapers: Sometimes windows will need a deep cleaning and for very dirty windows a scraper will be the best tool to use. However, scrapers should be used very carefully, as scratching the glass with this utensil is too easy! Professional well-trained window cleaners will follow professional techniques to achieve the best results.
- Buckets, towels and tool belts: We can never forget simple products, they will help window cleaner’s reach excellence!
- Protective Equipment: Commercial window cleaners are often required to perform cleaning services at great hights and difficult to reach areas. Ensuring this work is completed with the safety of employees put first requires access to the correct safety equipment. This can include: Fall arrest equipment, Safety helmets/ hard hats, gloves and protective footwear.
Window Cleaning Techniques
- Remove dirt and dust first.
One important thing to do before cleaning windows is to remove the dirt and dust build up. This will help loosen the build-up and prevent messy mud around your cleaning environment. One technique is to sweep dirt from the window frame with a brush.
- How to clean especially grimy windows?
If the window glass looks very dirty, professional cleaners wash them with hot, sudsy water and a soft brush!
- Choose the right professional window cleaning services
When looking for a commercial window cleaner we always recommend that the company you choose is a member of the National Federation of Window Cleaners, with credible customer feedback. This will give you peace of mind that their employee’s follow all the correct window cleaning safety rules and techniques.
Contact us today to book your free site survey. This will enable an experienced Ryemead Group surveyor to view all necessary building access, the working environment and discuss the cleaning works you require, in person.