While the economy is slow to recover, we as home owners still have maintenance needs that may go beyond our abilities or expertise. Following these guidelines you maybe able to stretch your hard early dollars while still receiving top quality service. Professional window cleaning can be an expensive luxury to some, nothing makes your home feel cleaner, brighter and generally puts more light in your home than clean windows. You can save roughly one quarter of your bill simply by cleaning the inside windows yourself. If you remove the screens, saving your window cleaner time he may also give you a discount. Make sure to have your landscaping trimmed back and windows easily accessible for cleaning.
Also, the time of year you choose to have your windows cleaned also can affect price. You may choose to have your windows cleaned on the off season, or be flexible on weather or time. Having your windows sills clear and blinds up will also help the window cleaner. Many window cleaners develop allergies because of dust from blinds. These factors can also determine price. Letting your window cleaner know, you want to make it as easy as possible saving him time and saving you money.
For example, call your local trusted window cleaner and request a cleaning of exterior windows. Tell them the screens will be removed ahead of time please fit me in within the next couple weeks. To a window cleaner they have just heard, I will be cleaning glass, no screens and I can add this onto an existing job when I am in the area saving me driving time and fuel costs. Window Cleaning companies remember which customers make it extremely easy to work for and it is usually reflected in their price.
If you are looking for a trusted window cleaner or have not found one that suites your needs here are some suggestions that may help. Using the internet you can find local companies, view their websites, read company reviews left by customers and maybe view some videos. Maybe friends you know are using a window cleaning service, word of mouth works really well. Look for a company with a dedicated vehicle, while this may not reflect on their window cleaning skills, it does show a level of professionalism. When you request an estimate, take note of how the estimate is presented to you the valued customer. Does the company send someone out to take a look at your home? If so, your price could have been cheaper by requesting an estimate online. With the technology these days most homes can be viewed online saving you money.
And lastly if they are going to be on the inside of your home, request someone who is non-smoking. Personally, I would not want someone in my home that would leave the smell of cigarettes lingering around. With over 18 years of experience cleaning windows I hope these tips will help the budget minded consumer with their window cleaning needs.