‘There’s no window cleaners in my area!’
‘It’s hard to find someone who shows up when they promise and gets a quality job done’.
If we’ve heard it once, we’ve heard it a hundred times.
It seems to be the case that good window cleaners are in short supply. But, what determines good and how can you find someone that qualifies?
Do your due diligence. Inviting someone to come onto your property is not something that should be taken lightly. You want to feel comfortable that you can trust that person getting up close and personal to your home.
Some of the things worth considering before deciding on a local window cleaner are their company and staff profiles. Can you put a face to their name via their website? Many window cleaning companies will display images and bios.
Does their website share an inspiring story about their journey and how they got to where they are? Check the years that they’ve been in business as it is a good indicator of legitimacy. You can also find business information on the Companies House website readily available. To install company confidence and put your mind at rest, a quick background check can be worthwhile.
After doing a search engine query for ‘window cleaners in my area’, opt for the ones with a glowing reputation for high standards and exceptional service. Passionate about every clean that they carry out, they want the word to spread like wildfire. When looking for a window cleaning local, it’s a good idea to ask friends, family, and neighbours for recommendations.
Checking out online reviews also provides valuable insight. In saying that, negative reviews can be subjective and how a company has dealt with them and responded is an indication that they act on customer feedback so bear that in mind.
Unless a window cleaning company has been hiding under a rock or perhaps soap suds, being present on social media is crucial in these modern times. How active are they on social media? Do they post updates and are they frequent? Do people comment, share and engage? The content put out there and how they interact with their audience can prove to be very informative.
It’s been suggested that a positive result of the pandemic is that people have become more consciously aware of shopping local and ‘doing good’ by supporting businesses nearby. If you’re reading this, clearly it’s important to you, too. A quick way to do this is by typing in ‘window cleaners in my area’ in your chosen browser.
The convenience of payment has become more prevalent in recent times. Having to contact and pay your window cleaner in cash is less desirable. On the other hand, having alternative methods to pay online or set up a direct debit make transactions easier and hassle-free.
Can you arrange a monthly or bi-monthly clean so that it’s one less thing to think about? The ease of your transaction should be at the forefront of a professional window cleaner’s mind.
Cleaning windows effectively to get results is a skill and requires a thorough understanding of the equipment used. Make sure that the window cleaning service that you opt for has completed in-house training for their tools. Also, check that they have the relevant insurance. Most companies will provide this information in their FAQ’S. If not, don’t hesitate to give them a call or drop them an email.
The search for the best window cleaners in your area should also include the type of cleaning methods that they offer. Some use techniques that are more traditional such as ladders, a bucket of soapy suds, and a squeegee whereas others use modern equipment such as a water-fed pole system and pure water filtration. In our personal opinion, the water-fed pole system is the best way to clean your windows.
How much does it cost for a professional window cleaning? We’ve intentionally listed this last as we believe that it shouldn’t be the first thing that you consider. Instead, the quality of the clean and whether you get a streak-free finish every time should be the priority. Also, it’s hard to give an exact price.
Most window cleaning companies will provide you with a free quote that reflects your property size, the amount of built-up dirt and grime, and your location.
That’s a wrap! The next time you search for ‘window cleaners in my area’ or despair as your existing window cleaner lets you down regularly, refer to our checklist. Better yet, get in touch with us, we’re UK-wide and operate in over 25 locations.
As always, get in touch or message us on Facebook or Instagram if you have any questions.