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US Vs UK Window Cleaning, Episode 1 – Rope Access
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Playtime: 13:23 Synopsis: The first episode from a mini-series that explores how US window cleaners compare to their UK counterparts. This episode concentrates on rope access as the team meets up with Jack Sewell of Sewell Window Cleaning  (UK) on a small high rise building in Bromley, London. It isn’t long before Jamie is disappointed and surprised at the rules of rope access in the UK as it is explained. Background to this mini-series: Lee Burbidge, Editor of Window Cleaning Magazine brought together US…

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Why water fed pole a Qata skyscraper?
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                      Martin Meakins is the owner of Reach and Wash in Perth, Australia. His company was established back in 2004 and although it is a Perth based business, the Company operates throughout Australia and overseas providing multi disciplined project services to a wide range of industries. Martin is also the owner of the awesome picture we used on the cover of a back issue of WCM. He spent…

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High rise is the way to go in Toronto
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My name is Nick Blodans and I am the Director of Sky High Window Services Ltd in Toronto, Canada. My background in window cleaning started with a fascination with heights, construction, and rope work. Throughout my childhood I loved heights and anything to do with climbing. I was always climbing rocks and trees, which turned into cliffs, bridges, and the roof of my schools. As a teenager I worked in all areas of construction and gained…

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Rope Access Safety – The Objective of Job Planning.
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By Nick Blodans Safety is the number one priority when it comes to working at height. Safety regarding the working individual, the co-workers directly or indirectly involved, and the other lives and exposures that may be present or near the work you are carrying out. No matter what method or type of work it should all begin the same way. Start by planning the job, identifying the hazards, choosing equipment that’s right for the job, and developing a…

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Featured Reader: Husband & Wife High Rise Team
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Many business owners read Window Cleaning Magazine, but it turns out passionate employees are also taking to the computer keyboard seeking out the Magazine. This week’s Featured Readers are a badass husband and wife team who still party like rock stars hanging high in the Seattle skyline! They say marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can’t sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can’t sleep with the window open. Jim Cox…

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