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High Rise Window Cleaning: Part 1

High Rise Window Cleaning: Part 1

There are several routes you can take in the window cleaning industry, depending on the clients you want to work with and the types of jobs you feel comfortable completing. If you live in a major city like Detroit, New York City, Chicago, etc., you may see a high demand for high rise window cleaners in your area. This is…read more →

Safety Tips For Window Cleaners: Part 2

Safety Tips For Window Cleaners: Part 2

So far in our safety guide for window cleaning companies, we have discussed the importance of securing your personal belongings and being aware of your surroundings at work. In Part 2 of this guide, we are going to go over some unconventional safety tips for window cleaners that you can try on the job. Prepare for the worst ahead of…read more →

Safety Tips For Window Cleaners: Part 1

Safety Tips For Window Cleaners: Part 1

Window cleaning may not seem like a dangerous job, but it can be if you are not properly prepared for it. High rise window cleaners may have a more dangerous line of work than most because they have to scale buildings, but they are not the only ones who face dangers on a day to day basis. If you’re going…read more →

Reminder: TAXES DUE TODAY!

Reminder: TAXES DUE TODAY!

If you’ve been waiting until the last minute to file you’re tax returns, today (April 15th) is the last day to do so without facing a penalty. You can file online, or you can mail in your paper tax forms by the end of the day. As long as the envelope is postmarked for April 15th or before, you’re in…read more →

How To Adjust To Working From Home

How To Adjust To Working From Home

Working for yourself sounds like a dream for most people, but the transition may be harder than you think. Eleanor Roosevelt said it best, “With freedom comes responsibility.” You may be able to set your own hours and collect a lot more money per job this way, but you also need to manage the newfound responsibility you have as an…read more →

Business Owners Don’t Get Overtime

Business Owners Don’t Get Overtime

Remember the great overtime checks you used to get for working more than 40 hours a week? Kiss them goodbye. One of the downsides to owning your own business is the fact that your pay rate doesn’t change just because you’ve worked a lot this week. Sure, you may deserve more pay, but you can’t ask your clients to pay…read more →

Using Work Music To Boost Your Productivity

Using Work Music To Boost Your Productivity

Want to be more productive at work? Why not listen to music? This may not be permitted in a standard office environment, but it’s perfectly fitting for window cleaning, landscaping, painting, or any other labor-based job you might hold. Music can improve your efficiency and enhance your focus on the job, depending on how you well you respond to it….read more →

5 Ways To Improve Productivity Levels In Your Cleaning Business

5 Ways To Improve Productivity Levels In Your Cleaning Business

In service-based businesses like window cleaning, production translates directly into profits. The more productive you are, the more money you’re going to earn. If you feel like you could be more efficient with your time, the tips below may point you in the right direction. Here are five ways to improve productivity levels in your cleaning business. 1 – Create…read more →

Should I Hire A Salesperson For My Window Washing Business?

Should I Hire A Salesperson For My Window Washing Business?

Many businesses in the construction industry have a staff of salespeople that earn commission from generating leads for the company. The more contracts they establish, the more money they make. This works out well for everyone involved because the construction company gets more work, which turns into more income for the business owner, workers, and the salespeople involved. While the…read more →

The Right Way To Fire A Bad Employee

The Right Way To Fire A Bad Employee

One of the most dreaded aspects of owning your own business is firing a bad employee. If someone working for you is unproductive, disrespectful, negligent, or simply unqualified to work in your window cleaning business, you may need to terminate your work with that employee. Not only does this protect your reputation and your company image, but it also ensures…read more →