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Business Opportunities Are Everywhere September 14 2017

Hello Mr/Ms Entrepreneur, I'm assuming you clicked on this blog post because you are interested in business opportunities and you should be interested. You should always be on the lookout for ways (products or services) that you can take advantage of and build a business upon. And the truth is, business opportunities are everywhere, especially when we are talking about the service industry. The greatest thing that I learned when...

Where can I buy a pure water window cleaning setup in Canada? October 06 2016

Hi There! If you've ever asked your self, "Where can I buy a pure water window cleaning setup in Canada?" you are lucky in that you've landed on the best source for all your window cleaning needs. Here at theWindowCleaningStore.com, we have several pure water systems and water fed poles to choose from. Better than that, we also have actual experience cleaning with pure water out in the field so...

Roof Snow Removal Tools November 04 2015

Last February 2015, the east coast of Canada and the US was slammed by several severe winter storms. The snow kept piling up meaning that many home owners had several feet of snow on their roof. Luckily this was around the same time Beautiful View released their 'Snow Cut N Slide' roof snow removal device. The Cut N Slide is a device that connects up with common window cleaning poles,...

How to Price (quote) Window Cleaning Jobs In Canada September 08 2014

How To Price Window Cleaning (Canadian Market) Probably one of the greatest mysteries for the new self employed window cleaner is knowing what to charge for your window cleaning services. First you must remember that you are becoming a business and as such, your earnings go towards the cost of running a business as well as putting food on your kitchen table and a roof over your head. Now I've...

1 Year Anniversary Woohoo! September 04 2014

Wow, I can't believe it's been a whole year since we launched The Window Cleaning Store. It's been my pleasure to supply quality and affordable window cleaning tools for window cleaners across Canada as well as many places around the globe. If you are reading this during the month of September 2014 then I highly suggest you take a look at our anniversary sale on window cleaning products. We are currently offering...

Canadian Window Cleaners On Facebook August 12 2014

Are you a window cleaner or window cleaning business owner in Canada? Do you spend anytime online researching and networking with other window cleaners and businesses. If you do then you're probably one step ahead of your competition. The only downside to these resources is that most of the information and interaction is coming from outside of Canada. Example: how can a contractor in southern California advise you on the...

Is this the year of waterfed and pure water cleaning? April 15 2014

Will you be switching to waterfed pole in your cleaning operation? If you live in Ontario and are a self employed window cleaner or tradesperson then you've probably been trying to sort out what to do about the WSIB rules that came out in 2013 and are now being enforced in 2014. Up until 2013 a self employed contractor didn't need to have WSIB coverage and could get by with...

Spring is almost here! March 05 2014

Well March has certainly come in like a lion, so out like a lamb, right? Many in the window cleaning industry predict that there will be a mad rush once the weather turns. Are you ready for the onslaught? What does it mean to be ready anyways? There's a lot more to operating a window cleaning business besides having all your tools in order. Sometimes I believe that the majority...

Winter and the Canadian Window Cleaner November 13 2013

Well here it is, the middle of November and my thoughts are already on winter. As a window cleaner, the thought of winter can sometimes fill you with dread. Especially if you've settled for a 'residential only' window cleaning business setup. Hopefully you have saved your pennies throughout the year so that you can take it easy during the freeze!. Others will have built a decent size storefront route which...

Window Cleaning Tools. Where do we go from here? September 23 2013

The modern day squeegee was invented in 1936 by Ettore Steccone and since then there have been several improvements including the '2-in-1' tools such as Unger's Visa Versa, Ettore's Backflip and Wagtail's Flippers/Combi's. And of course pure water and waterfed poles for exteriors. We also have tools that swivel or reach over deep ledges. Still, most squeegees bought today don't look all that different from Ettore's original design. So the...

Australian Squeegee (The Wagtail) At The Window Cleaning Store September 18 2013

If you take a look at the majority of window cleaning squeegees available, you will notice that not much has changed in the basic design over the last number decades. However, Wagtail Pivoting Tools out of Australia has been manufacturing state of the art, wash and squeegee combination tools for a number of years. Unlike many squeegee handles, the Wagtail has a constant 'loose' pivot setup allowing you to easily...

Great News For The Canadian Window Cleaner September 17 2013

If you are a window cleaner in Toronto or just about anywhere else in Canada, you have probably been frustrated by the lack of choices for purchasing and finding out about new tools and equipment. Luckily there is a new window cleaning store for Canadians. Mark Strange (also known as Mark The Window Cleaner) has recently opened up a window cleaning supply store in Toronto. His online shop The Window Cleaning...
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