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Is fitting gutter grids or gutter hedgehog really worth it?
How often should I get my windows cleaned?
Ladder safety - a simple guide
Number One tip for selling your property!
Removing sellotape from a window.

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Is fitting gutter grids or gutter hedgehog really worth it?

Ok so you're fed up with going up a ladder to clear the leaves out your guttering, or you're fed up with paying someone to do it. What are the alternatives and do they really work? 

Let's get one thing clear, whatever method or device you use your gutters will still need clearing from time to time. The only way to ensure nothing ever got in your gutters would be to completely seal them off, which is obviously impractical as the water from your roof needs to drain into them. So if we need to allow the water to get in, you can be sure other debris will find a way in too.

How often should I get my windows cleaned?

How often should I get my windows cleaned? This is a question we window cleaners get asked time and time again. It really depends on the individuals circumstances and budget, but if you really have no idea hopefully this might help a little.

Traditionally in the UK, many window cleaners used to clean residential properties once every fortnight. Nowadays it's very rare for a domestic customer to ask for fortnightly cleaning, most are happy with monthly cleaning or even once every two months for larger properties.

Ladder safety - a simple guide

Ladder safety do’s and don’ts 
According to the Health and Safety Executive, falls from ladders account for more than a quarter of all falls from height.The sad thing is, most of these could easily be avoided if some simple safety procedures were followed.To help make sure you aren’t the victim of an injury (or worse), here are some guidelines for using ladders fromwww.brownsladders.co.uk for you to follow: 

DO: Ensure your ladders are fit for purpose before using them. Thoroughly check for any defects.

Number One tip for selling your property!

Get your windows cleaned! 

First impressions matter and no matter how nice the inside of your property may be, the first thing any potential buyer will see is the outside of your house. Dirty windows give the impression of neglect, and that's the last thing you want your buyers thinking! 

If you don't fancy getting up a ladder yourself, call a professional window cleaning company. 

When you choose a window cleaner for the job, ask if they clean the frames and sills, as well as the glass.

Removing sellotape from a window.

A picture showing domestic window cleaning service in nottinghamMany people don't realise the problems they are creating as they happily stick up their balloons, banners and party decorations with sellotape.

When it comes to removing any adhesive tape from glass it rarely peels of easily.

Rubbing it with a cloth or sponge rarely works either- what you really need is a scraper!

The best scraper to use is one which is specifically designed for the job. Most online window cleaning supplies shops sell scrapers. Don't forget to order some spare blades as well.

Why do you use a big brush to clean my windows?

Most of us see window cleaners from time to time as we go about our daily lives. Ladders, buckets and sponges at the ready, they've been part of the British way of life for many years. More recently, however, a new phenomenon has occurred, which has become commonly known as water fed pole (WFP) window cleaning, or pure water window cleaning.
Anyone seeing one of these "new breed" of window cleaners for the very first time, might be a little perplexed as to what is actually happening, and wonder how the windows can possibly become clean using such a method?