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The Advantages Of Having Your Windows Cleaned In The Summer

When the sun shines, everyone is generally more positive and everything tends to look that little bit better. On the other hand, some things can look a little worse: your windows, for example. In all its glory, the brightness of the sun really can shine a light on dust, debris and dirt – especially on glass – so it might just be the right time to get your windows looking super clean and crisp.

Dirt can collect on your windows all year round but there are a number of reasons why summer is a particularly good time to get them cleaned:

The weather is better

Yes, this is true – even in the UK. Ideally, window cleaning should take place when the weather is clear and there is no risk of further damage during the cleaning process. And because dirty windows are more obvious in the sun, it’s advantageous to get them cleaned at the beginning of the season so they look nice and fresh for the rest of the summer.

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Can A Clean Shopfront Boost Sales?

When thinking about how to boost your business’ sales, what comes to mind first? We’ll bet that it’s not your windows, but here’s why it should be.

You may consider reviewing your marketing plan, retraining your customer service team, or mixing-up your product line.

But in fact, the answer could be a lot simpler than that. It may be that all you need to do is spruce up your shopfront.

The truth is that when it comes to your shopfront, appearance does matter. You could have the most life-changing products and first class customer service team, but if your shopfront isn’t tempting people in then they’ll never know.

Here’s how a clean and well-maintained shopfront could be the simple solution to increasing sales.

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5 signs you should have your gutters cleaned

A well-maintained gutter will protect your property from becoming damaged by the rain by safely channelling water away from the building.

Your property’s gutters provide vital protection from rain damage but are only effective when well maintained.

All gutters will collect debris like leaves and twigs over time and it is essential that this debris is cleared on a regular basis.

A clogged gutter is quick and simple to fix so may not sound like a serious problem, but if left it can cause serious and expensive damage to your property.

Here are just a few of the problems that can be caused by clogged gutters:

  • Structural damage.
  • Internal leaks.
  • Damp, mould or rot.
  • Basement flooding.
  • Foundation damage.

Having your property’s gutters cleaned regularly is a simple and affordable maintenance task that can save you a lot of hassle and money in the long run.

Whether or not you already hire a professional to maintain your guttering, you should know what the tell-tale signs are that your gutters need cleaning.

Here are the five commonest signs that your gutters could be blocked and require immediate attention.

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Why do Commercial Buildings in the City Need Frequent Cleaning

Being a business located in a city centre has many benefits but can take its toll on your windows.

Businesses in the city are likely to require more frequent window cleaning than those in more rural areas due to the activities going on around them.

Why do city windows get dirtier quicker?

Cities are big and busy places, and whilst it can be great to be right in the thick of all the action, city-life can also be a bit noisy, smelly and dirty.

Just some of the factors that cause windows in the city to get dirty quicker than those in quieter areas include pollution, construction, roadworks, and those pesky pigeons.

Cities usually experience high levels of traffic, causing high levels of pollutants, dirt and dust in the air, all of which will cling to your property’s windows.

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3 Reasons Why Window Cleaning is Important in Spring

Spring is the perfect time to freshen up your business’ windows, ready for the warmer, brighter weather ahead.

Whilst it’s important to clean and maintain your property’s windows all year round to increase their longevity, spring is a particularly good time to give them a thorough spruce.

When the weather begins to warm up and the days get longer and lighter, dirty windows will suddenly become more noticeable.

Here are our top three reasons why your business needs to look after its windows this spring.

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