Crystal-clear windows enhance the availability of natural light to stream into your home, creating a brighter and more inviting ambiance. However, cleaning windows can be a daunting task, especially if you have multiple stories or hard-to-reach areas. That’s where professional window cleaning services come in, offering expertise and efficiency to leave your windows sparkling.
Before you entrust your home’s windows to just any company, it’s crucial to conduct a thorough screening process. Here are five essential questions to ask a window cleaning company before hiring them, ensuring you make an informed decision and achieve the pristine windows you desire.
Are you licensed and insured?
This is the most important question to ask, as it protects you both legally and financially. This is the most important question to ask as it protects you financially. Lack of insurance could mean that you’re liable if they damage your property or injure themselves. It also ensures that they’re experienced – a qualified window cleaner will make sure they meet certain requirements.
What chemicals/cleaning agents will be used?
Window cleaners use a wide variety of cleaning products to do their job. As there are such a wide variety available to them, you should ask which ones they intend on using because they may contain certain chemicals that you may be allergic to, may damage your window frames, or surrounding plants & flowers.
What services do you offer?
The main obvious reason is to make sure the window cleaner actually covers what you need doing. Some window cleaners only do outside windows, while others do indoor window cleaning, gutter cleaning, and power washing. Ask about their full range of services to see if they can meet all of your needs.
You can also gauge a better understanding of what is included in the services they provide. The rates can vary from cleaner to cleaner, some offer basic rates while other can offer custom, competitive rates. If you have a large or complex property to clean, you can get an idea of how much it’ll cost to cover all your windows.
How long have you been in business?
Experience is important when it comes to window cleaning. A company that has been in business for many years is more likely to have the skills and expertise to do a good job. This also means that they’ve built a reputation over time. This means that they are more reliable because they haven’t gone out of business and have good reviews. Following on from this a company with a good reputation with their customers is more likely to provide you a similar, quality service.
Can you provide references?
This leads us to why you should ask for references from previous customers. You should consider doing this as it is a great way to get an idea of the quality of their work and their customer service. Consult their reviews page either on their company site or on their google business page.
If they have neither you can always ask for them to provide previous reviews. A company that doesn’t try to hide it’s review more often than not provides quality services.