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The Important Basic Safety Tips For Window Cleaners To Work Efficiently

By Grazina Mazur

When you are considering starting a window cleaning business you may be excited about the adventure but you also need to consider a few things. Cleaning windows can be dangerous if you do not know what you are doing. The five basic safety tips for window cleaners are listed below to get you started in considering what you need to be prepared for when you first start out.

Safety Tip #1: There are different types of businesses when it comes to window cleaning. Most specialize in either residential or commercial property. You need to decide this ahead of time. Trying to clean residential windows with commercial equipment is dangerous as well as the other way around. Make a decision ahead of time what type of business you are going to run.

Safety Tip #2: The safest thing you can do it to have the proper insurance that covers yourself, your employees if you have them and the surroundings where you are working. This is true for whatever type of business you own. Even if you are a one person window business only cleaning on the weekend you will still need insurance. Some businesses will not hire you without proof of you being self insured.

Safety Tip #3: Proper ladder equipment is necessary for the window cleaning business. An extension ladder is vital for most window cleaning businesses if you are going to be off the ground. If you are a one person business the ladder needs to be sturdy and dependable without needing a spotter. Other equipment is vital for cleaning high rise buildings.

Safety Tip #4: How you handle the materials you are washing the windows with is important. If you are using water or chemicals it can be dangerous to people below you. You also need proper protection if you use some chemicals. Be prepared and start in your comfort zone before you stretch yourself to new heights.

Safety Tip #5: Communication is a key if you are working as a team. Know that you will need to talk to one another and may not have two hands to do so. Getting a walkie talkie or push to talk equipment is vital. A sturdy piece of communication equipment is also vital. Some belts have a pocket on the strap near the chest to keep your communication device.

These are just the basics when it comes to safety tips for window cleaners. Another important aspect to talk about is bad weather besides rain and snow. Wind is not your friend in the window business and a small gust can knock you off a ladder or cause your materials to be lost by being blown off of your area. Consider it a day off when bad weather occurs and avoid safety hazards in this arena.

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Mazur, Grazina "The Important Basic Safety Tips For Window Cleaners To Work Efficiently." The Important Basic Safety Tips For Window Cleaners To Work Efficiently. 28 Oct. 2011. 3 Aug 2014 <>.

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