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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…

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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…

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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…

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100 year old squeegee goes home to America
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Having attended the 70th Anniversary & Trade Show of the Federation of Window Cleaners a few weeks back, I stumbled upon a real nice guy called Kevin Dixon. Kevin is a hard core, traditionalist, his hands etched and stained black, definate signs of a traditional window cleaner. Kevin displayed an amazing wealth of collected historic items at the event. These included amongst other things a music box that chimes the tune ‘When I’m cleaning windows’ to Journals,…

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New Zealand at war with car window washers!
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Car window washers stir multiple feelings in people from anger, to surprise and excitement and when you least expect it.  It is easy to recognize it as a job for the thick skinned. Hey but when you’re hungry it beats breaking into a house and stealing, right? New Zealand has its fair share of pop up intersection cleaners that have dogged Councils and Police and created huge headaches with the general public on busy roads. A new…

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Widow gets 9 Million payout following fatal accident
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A Manhattan building co-op and window Installation Company got slammed with a joint settlement pay out of $9M. The settlement was accepted last month. Robert Domaszowec 49, fell at least 12 stories to his death in an accident that hit the headlines back in 2008. He was washing a bedroom window on the 17-story on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue. He was found with his harness, squeegee and applicator by his side. Tracy Domaszowec, his widow, fought a…

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