4 Reasons to Consider Franchising Your Window Cleaning Business

The franchise model works. You can probably reel off a few household names, businesses that wouldn’t have got to where they are without it. According to the British Franchise Association, the UK franchising industry turns over £15.1 billion per year, generated by 44,200 franchise outlets, 97% of which are profitable. It’s a proven model that…

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The Pros and Cons of Commercial Window Cleaning Work

A large number of window cleaning businesses start out with residential work. However, as a window cleaning company grows, commercial business becomes more accessible and a viable source of revenue. If you own a window cleaning business, you might ask how much commercial work you should take on as part of your ongoing expansion. When…

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The Different Types of Water Fed Pole Explained

The different kinds of water fed pole available on the market can be baffling, particularly if you are new to using the pure water system. In this post, we aim to help explain the different types of water fed pole and help you to identify which might be best suited to the needs of your…

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New Feature: Alternating Prices

We’re pleased to announce the introduction of a new feature – alternating prices. We’ve implemented this feature based on your suggestions and feedback. When adding a new job or editing an existing one, you can now specify an “Alternate Price”. This price will apply for every other scheduled clean, making it an ideal feature for…

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5 Reasons to Maintain Your Traditional Window Cleaning Skills

In recent times, the water fed pole system has become the staple method for more and more window cleaners. Many made the move over to pure water window cleaning from traditional window cleaning methods years ago. Still, others have started their careers on the water fed pole system. We take a look at 5 reasons…

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8 Reasons to Stop Using Excel to Manage Your Window Cleaning Round

In the days before dedicated window cleaning software existed, Excel was a viable alternative to paper-based methods of managing your window cleaning round. Surprisingly though, a large number of window cleaners still use Excel to manage their window cleaning round today. Excel just wasn’t designed to provide everything a window cleaner needs to manage a…

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4 Machines That will Boost Your Revenue and Expand Your Services

With the advent of the water fed pole system, it’s now common for window cleaners to offer more than just window cleaning services. Being able to offer additional services like conservatory roof and solar panel cleaning allows you to diversify your business and expand your earning potential. The water fed pole system can’t do everything…

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7 Reasons to Manage Your Wheelie Bin Cleaning Business with CleanerPlanner

Whilst you might associate CleanerPlanner with window cleaners, it can do everything you need to run a wheelie bin cleaning business. We take a look at 7 reasons you should use CleanerPlanner as your wheelie bin cleaning software, to not only efficiently manage your business, but also save you time, grow and offer a better…

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9 Ways You Can be an Effective Canvasser

Canvassing is arguably the most effective way of taking on new window cleaning business. It’s a daunting, comfort zone-defying task for many window cleaners – but it can generate new business very quickly if carried out properly. Perhaps you’ve tried canvassing for several hours and got nothing, or walked away with so little that it really…

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How to Choose Profitable Window Cleaning Work

Our recent article on using the water fed pole system covered a few issues that can make your task as a window cleaner harder, more time consuming and potentially less profitable. When you’re trying to grow a window cleaning business and you’re canvassing for work, it’s tempting to take on any business you can get….

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