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  1. Tips for working in wintry weather

    Tips for working in wintry weather

    As the winter months close in, Darren wanted to share some of his experiences when it comes to working in cold weather.  Although it is nowhere near as cold as it used to be when he first started window cleaning over 25 years ago, there are still a few days when the cold weather can cause issues. Clothing The first...
  2. Removing Lichen on Solar Panels and Conservatory Roofs

    Removing Lichen on Solar Panels and Conservatory Roofs

    Welcome to our October blog!  In our latest entry, Darren discusses a topic that he is often asked about – cleaning solar panels and conservatory roofs.  One question I am asked most often is: “what can I use to clean solar panels or conservatory roofs?” What you may not know is that the answer very much depends on when they...
  3. Hose Management

    Hose Management

    The subject of hose management is one that has come up a few times in recent months so I thought I would put together my thoughts on it and some ways of working which have helped me over the years. Using the hose reel from the van I always like to start with the house furthest away. I try to...
  4. New van means a new system to install

    New van means a new system to install

    I recently installed a window cleaning system in a new van for a customer. The system needed to be reliable and easy to use so for my controller, I opted for the ABC 2 controller - a robust piece of kit, housed in a sturdy enclosure. It is compatible with the Aquatec pumps, is fully digital and has some nice...
  5. Seven troubleshooting tips for problems with window cleaning pumps and controllers

    Seven troubleshooting tips for problems with window cleaning pumps and controllers

    From the most advanced van installations to basic DIY set-ups, we will all experience issues with a pump or controller at some point. They can work perfectly fine for months, then suddenly start playing up for what seems like no reason at all. Thankfully, our director, Darren, is here to help! He has pulled together his top troubleshooting tips. Now...

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