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New ‘on the pole’ TDS reader
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It is so hard to keep up with Reach-iT lately in the innovation and ‘good ides’ arena. Today they set into production a little useful gadget that is designed to be used with any pole. Yup, you do not have to buy a Reach-iT to use the Check-iT. Check-iT is essentially a TDS meter that sits between the pole and brush. The idea is that your workers or you can click a button on the Check-iT device in order…

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Squeegee App
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Squeegee® is one of the first apps of its kind – a business scheduling app that is actually designed for use on the go. The creators of the app, Nexdynamic, have historically used their years of experience in development and consultation to build solutions for many different types of businesses big and small around the globe. Squeegee was designed and created in order to help streamline smaller businesses who often haven’t been able to access the…

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Window Cleaning magazine Issue 23 – OUT NOW
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Window Cleaning magazine issue 23 is now available to read for free online as a PDF or in a flip page format – just click this line to read. To buy a printed issue click here: Order printed copy So what is in this issue? Window Cleaning Magazine continues to be the only independent trade mag in the biz. Trusted by many to bring the latest views, opinions and products right to your fingertips. No matter if…

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Top 5 networking tips for the IWCA Convention 2018
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First the event details; When is it? 2018 IWCA Annual Convention and trade show – Feb 7-10, 2018. Where is it? Embassy Suites Orlando – Lake Buena Vista South Kissimmee, Florida. What is it? A trade org with a Government level of connection and collaboration for the improvement and safety or the window cleaning industry. Why should I join? Apart from the benefits outlined in their website http://www.iwca.org/ , joining an official trade association that invests back into…

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What is the Tip Jar?
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Well financed R&D departments such as Unger are geared towards dreaming up the latest innovation and products that are designed to make the life of a window cleaner that much easier. Some smaller companies such as Wagtail originate out of ergonomics. Reach-iT, now currently growing into a multi million dollar company, centres on efficiency and Moerman, the Belgium hand tool company, that shot out from nowhere back in 2015 works to its EASE philosophy to name just a small portion…

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Tucker UK: Poles, carts and the new hybrid brush
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Rutland Pumps is a little known company right in the middle of England. Originally a business selling items such as pressure washers, water pumps and surface cleaners. When RP found themselves diving into selling soft washing chemicals and equipment this invariable brought them into the window cleaning world. We see Rutland Pumps as a fledgling, a new kid on the block with intent on bringing quality exclusive products to the market. Tucker CF pole range Already stocking the very popular X-Line range, RP…

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Hard times to come? Increased competition?
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For years window cleaning companies able to offer clients a national coverage have dominated the UK landscape alongside facilities companies such as Mitie or OCS. Between them, they have commanded hundreds of millions of pounds of window cleaning contracts. Back then contracts at this level were only for the ‘super companies’. It was good news for regional window cleaners, lucky enough to be awarded the branches of a national client that fell into their geographical area….

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