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Featured Reader: Matt Saxon
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Let me introduce you to Matt Saxon. Matt is a window cleaner by day and a Fireman by night. He has always been a window cleaner before he became a Fireman and so it is interesting to see how the two jobs twine together. WCM: Matt, you are a window cleaner and a fireman? How are your two jobs shared through the day? Matt: Yes I am a fireman. I window clean in the day, usually Monday…

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Featured Reader: Louis Chavez – Window cleaning for famous people
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We love talking to window cleaners that provide their services to the rich and famous. Today’s interview is with Louis Chavez of All Bright Services from Petaluma, California USA. Louis has been cleaning windows for 27 years but steady for the last 17 years. He started a janitorial business in his junior year of high school. Years later he decided to shorten those services to mainly window cleaning. WCM: Commercial or residential? LC: About 90% Residential and…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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