Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Different Types of Glass To Clean

Not all windows nor all glass structures are constructed from the same types of glass. Glass comes in the form of many different styles, quality, and design. Cleaning windows and other glass structures might be something laypersons attempt on their own but in actuality doing so may actually do more harm than good. This is because different types of glass require not only different cleaning tools and chemicals but different styles as well. When working with some glass a simple damp cloth or some generic window cleaner is enough to do the trick. With the vast majority of windows and glass structures however these things might actually make the glass worse by scratching it, causing smears, or by doing nothing at all wasting an individual's time.

As professional window cleaners will tell you there are essentially five types of glass that they deal with and prefer you leave to them. These types of glass are known as annealed, heat strengthened, tempered, low-E, and insulating glass units. The easiest of these five to clean is annealed glass and a large majority of windows and glass structures are built from this type of glass. This type of glass is best known as the glass shatters into large pieces when it breaks. Annealed glass can be cleaned with a variety of chemicals and generally does not scratch.

Heat strengthened glass is glass that has been heat-treated to reduce surface compression. When this type of glass breaks it generally falls into small and sharp pieces. The glass itself is intermediate in strength. What this essentially means is that cleaning heat strengthened glass requires a special knowledge of glass and one that professional window cleaners always have. Laypersons should avoid cleaning heat strengthened glass on her own as the wrong chemicals and tools can not only damage this type of glass but breaking it as well.

As its name suggests, tempered glass is one of the strongest types of glass currently manufactured. In fact many professional window cleaners think of tempered glass as being four or five times stronger than even annealed glass. Laypersons will refer to tempered glass by its more common term "safety glass". This type of glass is often found in vehicles and around commercial structures. While it is one of the sturdiest types of glass available cleaning it can be somewhat problematic. When tempered glass is made poorly or is only mediocre at best only a professional window cleaner is capable of making this type of glass shine like new.

Low-E glass is made solely to cool down homes and buildings. Homeowners and those who own commercial structures often select this type of glass when they want insulated windows that help control the interior climates of their dwellings. Because this type of glass utilizes various types of UV film careful care needs to be taken in the cleaning of windows and glass structures made of this type of glass. Again this is where professional window cleaning services become extremely invaluable. Low-E glass isn't cheap and you don't want to damage it by trying to clean it yourself.

Lastly, insulating glass units are essentially two pieces of glass separated by some sort of space in between panes. This space are are often filled with air and gas in order to be create a seal between the separate panes which is excellent for homes that want better climate control, privacy, and even security. Due to the complexity of some insulating glass units professional window cleaners should be called in on a regular basis when these windows or glass structures become dirty or caked with debris. Not only is great care and cleaning of this type of glass required but experience is also needed to ensure that they are made properly clean.

Most people, even those that own commercial structures, would say that they'd rather not spend the money on professional window cleaning services. Once they learn that there are different types of glass however and that those types of glass all require different approaches to cleaning the majority of these people change their mind. Having windows cleaned professionally is a lot less expensive than replacing windows and people would do well to remember this before they hastily decide not to hire a professional.

Stanley Window Care specializes in window cleaning services and window cleaning in Huntington Beach.

Concerned About Security And Quality Of Work?

Many homeowners and owners of commercial structures are often hesitant to hire professional window cleaners simply because they worry about security. Obviously businesses have a great deal of equipment and data to protect but so do modern homes. At Stanley Window Care we recognize the need for peace of mind before hiring any professional contractor, of any type, to come and work at your home or place of business.

It is for this reason alone that we place our owners at every single job without exception. Not only do our experienced employees treat each and every job as if they were working on their own home or business but having our owners on-site ensures that they adhere to strict standards of job conduct and our high standards of quality and satisfaction.

If you're a home or business owner who wants peace of mind prior to find a professional window cleaner look no further than Stanley Window Care. We aim for 100% customer satisfaction 100% of the time and settle for nothing less. Should you have any questions about our professional window cleaning services please be sure to contact us that we may be of assistance.

Stanley Window Care specializes in the following:

Newport Beach Window Cleaning, Mission Viejo Window Cleaning, and House Power Washing

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Professional Pressure Washing: Relieving The Burden

It is a heavy burden, caring for a commercial facility. The maintenance involved in keeping such a structure clean and professional looking is nothing short of daunting and some might even say arduous. Everything from keeping windows clean to keeping walls, parking lots, and walkways in good order requires the assistance of professionals. Perhaps no professional cleaning service is more valuable to owners of commercial structures that is pressure washing.

Pressure washing is extremely important to commercial structure owners because the exterior of the commercial building is often the first impression business associates and customers have upon arriving. As such business managers and even owners of commercial structures want the entire exterior of their buildings to look not only professional and clean but warm and welcoming as well. An unkempt looking business structure may give pause to visitors and cause them to wonder if a building is equally as dirty inside. Believe it or not, many people can form an overall negative opinion of a business simply by coming into contact with an unclean exterior.

Pressure washing is best left to professionals not only because they're capable of delivering far greater results than any business manager or owner could give themselves but because they utilize professional grade tools and chemicals. Armed with not just the knowledge of how to use these tools and chemicals but how to troubleshoot and resolve issues around problem buildings is extremely essential and isn't something laypersons will be capable of doing. Additionally there's the issue of safety and attempting to pressure wash a commercial structure on their own is folly for business owners and managers. Not only can misusing equipment and chemicals cause damage to a building but can result in chemical burns, extensive and expensive damages, and even city fines.

When business owners and managers hire a professional pressure washing service they can rest easy knowing that their driveways, parking lots, and exterior walls are going to look great. Furthermore many professional pressure washers also offer other cleaning services that owners of commercial structures might find valuable. Many times their additional services include window cleanings, window and door screen repair, and even rain gutter cleaning/repair services. With pressure washing professionals offering so many additional services it behooves any owners of commercial structures as well as business owners/managers to seek out a professional pressure washing service that can offer them all of the aforementioned things. Doing so will help keep their structure looking good and ready for business.

Stanley Window Care specializes in Laguna Beach pressure washing services and Orange County pressure washing.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Need Screens Repaired Or Replaced?

The early and middle part of autumn are very similar to the middle of spring in that many homeowners often enjoy opening windows and doors to allow fresh air into their homes both during the day and at night. The trouble is however not all homeowners are able to do so simply because their homes have screens that are damaged and/or need to be completely replaced.

Here Stanley Window Care we not only specialize in cleaning both residential and commercial Windows but we also handle screen repair and replacement as well. While some homeowners may say "well hey I can do that myself and it isn't too expensive" consider this. By the time a homeowner runs to a home improvement store and buys all the tools and materials, puts time into repairing screens, and then reinstalls all of them, hiring professionals to do this for you is going to seem like a pretty good idea.

Our screen repair and replacement services are competitively priced and by contacting us you can receive a free consultation. Don't let one of the most beautiful times of the year pass you by without being able to open your doors and windows.

Stanley Window Care specializes in the following:

Orange County Screen Door Repair, Anaheim Window Cleaning, and Irvine Window Cleaning

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Don't Let Fall Pass Your Windows By!

Are you one of the many homeowners who have thought long and hard about having your homes or businesses windows cleaned professionally but let the summer slip away without making a decision either way? Don't worry, you're not alone. Many homeowners often procrastinate when it comes to having their windows cleaned professionally. Homeowners trepidations are often caused by thoughts of cost, necessity, and trust in a specific window cleaning company.

Sadly because autumn is a time of change, at least where weather is concerned, many of these same homeowners allow winter and all of its magnificent weather to roll in and wreak havoc on their homes and businesses windows. Many homeowners erroneously believe that the professional window cleaning we do for them will be spoiled by autumn rain though nothing could be further from the truth. Unlike the vast majority of our competitors we offer a seven day rain guarantee on all over window cleaning jobs, be them commercial or residential. What this essentially guarantees is that we will return for free and clean any windows that are ruined by rain within seven days of us completing the job.

Don't let your home or your business go through fall and winter without having their windows professionally cleaned. Long periods of neglect can damage windows and our cleanings not only make windows look great but they protect them from the elements as well. Should you have any questions about our professional window cleaning services please be sure to contact us and that we may be of assistance.

Stanley Window Care specializes in the following:

Orange County Window Washers, Gutter Cleaning Orange County, Irvine Window Cleaning

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Is Your Home Ready For Autumn?

Autumn is just a week and a half away which means the mindsets of people generally shift from things like swimming and relaxing to gearing up for the holidays and even preparing their homes for the fall and winter months ahead. Autumn is a great time to inspect your own home and make a list of all things that need to be clean and or fix/repaired.

While Stanley Window Care is the undisputed champion of professional window cleaning in Orange County the company also offers a host of additional services that homeowners can take advantage of here in the beginning of autumn and before the rain and winter weather show up. The following is a list of things homeowners should check and then consider having cleaned and/or repaired.

The Homeowners Autumn Checklist
  • Their homes windows
  • The cleanliness and functionality of their rain gutters
  • All screens be them windows or doors
  • Inspect the exterior walls of their home for debris, graffiti, etc.
  • Inspect awnings to ensure they are free from debris.
  • Driveways, walkways, and parking lots. Are they clean?
We can assist homeowners in the cleaning and repair of all of the aforementioned things. Having these things cleaned in the early autumn prepares them and even protects them from the late autumn and winter months ahead. Should you have any questions about any of our services or like to book us for a job please be sure to contact us so that we may be of assistance.

Stanley Window Care specializes in the following: