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Spinaclean picks up 2nd place in the Engie Innovation Awards.
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Spinaclean looks like it’s set to mark another year of delivering high quality products after coming 2nd at the Engie Innovation awards out of 670 submissions worldwide, with our market leading SkyVac system. Every year, ENGIE, the largest independent electricity producer in the world, celebrates innovation through 100 or so events in more than 20 countries. The event, which took place this month, is a significant time for ENGIE’s staff members to put forward their propositions to the company, on…

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Window Cleaner Fall – Diego Garcia update
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                                          As some may know a much liked and admired fellow window cleaner, Diego Garcia, Kansas City, took a serious fall last week. Original post here: http://www.windowcleaningmagazine.co.uk/prayers-required-suffered/ This is the latest update from the family on Diego’s progress: Released by Peter Artusa ( spokesperson) As we all, already know, Diego Garcia had a very serious work-related fall on Wednesday, July…

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Prayers required for Diego Garcia – Fellow window cleaner suffered a fall.
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I had shocking news that our friend  Diego Garcia from Kansas City USA, had a terrible fall on Wednesday. He is in a critical but stable condition at the Center Point Hospital, Kansas. We appeal to our community across the ‘World’ in giving prayers of hope and love to a much liked and admired fellow window cleaner. He is currently in an induced coma in order to allow the swelling of his brain to improve and it is reported that he has sustained broken ribs and…

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Window cleaner finds competitors workbook in a pub
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                                                                          When two window cleaners work on the same street in the same town it can sometimes lead to real window cleaning wars and turf claims! Not so for two window cleaners in Hull. It all started when John Greenwood, 31, and his…

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Pressure washers that carry guns to work.
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There is not a lot that makes Window Cleaning Magazine do a double take, however, surfing Facebook Groups yesterday we came across a pressure washer asking fellow members of a Facebook Group that conceal carry firearms, ‘how do they avoid getting them wet from sweating?’ Now, from a pale faced Brit like me, I know that should I be caught even carrying so much as a screwdriver in the UK, a Police Officer would arrest me and the screwdriver would be…

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Bogus window cleaner jailed for targeting pensioners
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                            In most of Scotland a window cleaner will require a licence in order to operate under the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982. If you want to find out if you area in Scotland requires a licence you can check on this website https://www.gov.uk/window-cleaners-licence-scotland Where as this is not completely perfect and in some cases unfair ( by some) if your business operates in areas across numerous borders, there are…

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Is window cleaning a pain in the neck? MGWC to lead new research.
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  When you think about it, there isn’t a lot of information out there regards the correct posture and movement for the jobs that we window cleaners carry out day in, day out. From using a water fed pole at dizzy heights to cleaning inside windows and storefronts with our humble squeegees. It is true that some manufactures have worked ergonomics into their tool designs, namely the likes of Unger or Wagtail and now Moerman. But whereas these concentrate…

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