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Tools of the Trade – Scissor Lift

At Window Wipers it is important for us as professional Window Cleaners to use all the tools of the trade allowing us access to challenging areas of a building. The Scissor Lift is certainly one of the tools we consider as we prepare our work methodology. A Scissor Lift is a lifting platform made to

October 5th, 2020|

Tools of the Trade – The Swing Stage

Another alternative to a BMU (Building Maintenance Unit) or Rope Access is Swing Stage. Like a BMU it allows the user to access the external façade of a building. A swing stage it a platform stage that is set up to be lowered or swung from the roof top of a building. It is a platform that is suspended

September 10th, 2020|

Tools of the Professional Window Cleaner Trade – BMU (Building Maintenance Unit)

There are two ways professional window cleaners can clean the external windows of a high rise commercial buildings in the city of Perth. As discussed before in previous blogs, one is rope access where the building has anchor points on the roof and we have the ability to lower ropes from the roof to access

August 13th, 2020|

Tools of the Professional Window Cleaner – Squeegee and Mop (applicator)

The Squeegee The hand-held window squeegee is the basic tool for the professional window cleaner. This has a handle and a channel, the channel houses a thin rubber blade that  is used to remove the soapy  water from a glass surface. A soapy water solution acts as a lubricant and breaks up the dirt, then the squeegee is used

July 30th, 2020|

Tools of the Professional Window Cleaning Trade (Water Pole)

The commercial window cleaning industry over the last few years has been (surprise surprise) a very proactive and innovative industry. This week we talk about another tool of that professional window cleaners use. It is a tool that allows that us to clean a multi storey commercial or residential building from the ground. In the

July 22nd, 2020|

Tools of the Professional Window Cleaning Trade

This is the first issue of a series of blogs on what are the tools used by professional window cleaners and how they are used to access and conduct the window cleaning process. Rope Access:                                                As professional window

July 16th, 2020|

Accessing a building – it’s not always simple.

When we are contracted to access commercial high rise or multi storey buildings for our clients there are lots of factors to consider. There is a lot of careful planning surrounding the integrity of the buildings and the safety of everyone involved in the job, with the key priority meeting safety standard and client protocols.

June 18th, 2020|

Make Sure Your Solar Panel Installer Isn’t Voiding Roof Top Anchor Points Safety Systems

We are seeing the use of solar panels in the commercial sector becoming more and more popular and rightly so as it’s highly beneficial for the environment. The problem we are seeing is the installation of the solar panels being positioned over the top, or very close to existing roof top safety systems; therefore, rendering

November 23rd, 2018|

Spring is almost here …..

With winter almost over the elements have definitely taken a toll on facilities both inside and out. Dirt builds up on car parks, exterior windows, gutters and foot paths. With the spring weather closely approaching now is the time to get your properties tidied up looking professional. Window Wipers Façade Maintenance WA provides complete facilities

August 29th, 2018|

The Most Common Causes of Commercial Building Leaks

  Façade Maintenance WA has many years of investigating, finding and fixing commercial building leaks. Below we have outlined some of the most common causes of commercial building leaks we’ve investigated over the years. Window Seal Leaks Water can leak through poorly maintained or poorly fitted window seals. Seals can become loose and drop, we’ve

June 15th, 2018|