Commercial and Residential Property Maintenance Sydney – Professional Window Cleaning Tips

Every commercial property maintenance company in Sydney should be providing sparking results when it comes to window cleaning. The same results should be seen from residential property maintenance companies in Sydney, so how do they achieve said results? The following is a set of tips that every experienced window cleaner in Sydney should be familiar with. If they aren’t familiar, now is the time to get to know and understand these tips.

Set up your equipment

It is important that you are kitted up with the appropriate equipment to efficiently perform commercial and property maintenance. For windows you will need:

  • A bucket
  • Wagtail squeegee or standard squeegee
  • A mop/washer/wand
  • Scraper
  • Detergent
  • Polls, ladders and tool belts are also highly recommended to assist with difficult windows multiple stories high.

Filling with cold water

Never fill your window cleaning bucket with hot water as this will make the water evaporate too quickly. Fill with cold water and apply detergent.

Mop and scrap, avoiding scratches

Obviously the next step is to mop the detergent on the window to lift any dirt. However, as soon as this is done it is important to remember to scrape any leftover marks off. Keep the scrapper moving forward as backward motion can drag dirt across the glass causing scratches.

Perfect squeegee technique

Many window cleaning professionals in Sydney still struggle to get the perfect angle for effectiveness when squeegeeing. 45 degrees which is when the handle is halfway off the glass that is the golden spot. Additionally, you need to figure out the perfect amount of pressure to collect the most water with the most ease, figuring this out will come with experience. To get the most water off the window start at the top left corner and make your way down in a snake pattern going right to the edges. Don’t feel discouraged as it is near impossible to get all the water off without having to wipe the edges, after all that’s why you have your microfiber cloth with you.