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Can I use a UK truck for my pure water system?
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A lot of window cleaners have looked at using TRUCKS instead of VANS for their window cleaning business in the UK. So what are the pro’s and con’s and how good are trucks for window cleaners? First let us look at the negatives. Err, ok there are none that spring to mind right now except to probably mention that if you are looking for anything over a 350/450L tank size then the truck is not the answer. But then again a combo VAN is also…

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How to win a residential bid in 8 minutes
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This title is a little precise dont you think? But so true! It just happened to me JUST now and it happens to me all the time. It’s so efficient, most of the time that I felt I needed to share this with you. Its Monday morning as I write at 9.24am. I took an enquiry 9.12am. Simone asked if I could give her a quotation for a regular window clean. She used to have a guy but he turned up when he…

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Featured Readers: Pinewood Cleaning Contractors, Michigan USA
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Hi, my name is Henry Hawran of Pinewood Cleaning Contractors. I started my career in window cleaning in early 1985. I was a 20-year-old college student working towards a degree in Mechanical Engineering. There was just one problem: the more I studied and worked in that field the less I enjoyed it. By chance, I came across a book by cleaning guru Don Aslet. He mentioned the proper method for cleaning windows and so I went out and bought a…

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Featured readers: Stacey & Woolcott Window Cleaning, Cornwall, UK
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                                                Dom Woolcott ( 27 years old, cleaning windows for 2 years) and Tom Stacey (27 years old, cleaning windows for 10 years) used to work for David Morris Window Cleaning in Cornwall UK. The owner, David Morris can shout out for his wife as being the fastest female window cleaner by Guinness World Record Breakers…

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Treat your business like a small business? Are you crazy?
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I have talked about visualising your window cleaning business into the size of business you have set for your goal. I have talked about this in previous posts. And there is nothing more powerful than visualising your goals. You cannot teach it, but you need to own it. When I started out, part of my visualisation was to be a big company. So what would you say if I said, ‘treat your business like a small company’? ‘I think…

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Lee’s thoughts: Update on todays IWCA 2017 Convention & Trade Show
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Yesterday marked the beginning of the convention for the IWCA Board as they attended to business with a busy agenda. Today, however, the Convention began in earnest for the members as suppliers constructed their booths in the main hall. The breakfast and keynote session was packed as to be expected for the first day. After IWCA business had been dealt with and finished the schedule quickly moved on to the Keynote Speaker Danielle Cantin. Danielle’s skills are in marketing and her message today…

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Lee’s thoughts: IWCA Convention build up in Scottsdale Arizona
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So I got into Phoenix, Arizona Sunday gone, took the short cab ride (60 bucks) to the We-Ko-Pa Resort and Conference Centre for the IWCA 2017 Convention and trade show. Firstly I would like to thank the board of the IWCA for inviting Window Cleaning Magazine to attend this event, it really is an honour. The warmth and love from this board is outstanding. These guys really care about our industry. They really want fellow window cleaners to stay…

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