Everyone loves sparkling clean windows. But cleaning filthy windows is time consuming. It can also be hard work, depending on the size, number and position of your windows. It also eats up precious time, taking you away from doing what you enjoy.
If you’ve ever faced a big window cleaning job, you’ll know the value of having a professional with the right equipment and supplies handle the work for you. Super clean windows also improve how a property looks. They also allow more sunlight to enter and reduce dust, mould and dirt.
In this article, we’ll outline the qualities to consider when choosing a window cleaning service, and share where to find the best in Canberra.
What makes a great window cleaning service?
Choosing the right window cleaning service can take the hassle out of what can be a mighty big job. The end result—gleaming windows—will make your property look amazing and make it cleaner and healthier.
It can be helpful to keep the following in mind when choosing a window cleaning service.
- Experience. Find out how long the window cleaning service has been in business. Check if the cleaners are full-time professionals or part-time people who aren’t trained but cleaning windows to make some cash.
- Insured. Ask if the window cleaner is properly insured. This is especially important if something gets damaged or someone gets hurt while on your property.
- Professional. Window cleaners are perfectionists. Attention to detail is very important. Make sure they leave your windows sparkling clear and, if not, they have informed you of what else needs to be done.
- Price. Ask for a detailed quote and check around with other window cleaning services to make sure you’re paying a fair price for the window cleaning service. Bear in mind, however, that the amount you’ll pay depends on factors like the number of windows, how high they are and how dirty they are.
- Reliable. Check online for reviews to make sure the window cleaner you choose is reliable. This includes showing up on time, working efficiently and treating your property professionally.
The best window cleaning services in Canberra
Riotact’s editorial team has combed through 20 years of on-site comments to compile a list of the most recommended businesses according to you.
To be listed in our Best of Canberra series, each business needs to have consistently received positive feedback on Riotact and Facebook as well as maintaining a minimum average of 4/5 stars on Google.
Since 2002, Rope Access Engineering has been cleaning windows so they sparkle. They have the equipment to handle cleaning at tall heights, including by abseil or on elevating work platforms. Rope Access Engineering has state-of-the-art water-fed poles, high pressure cleaning equipment and good old-fashioned hand squeegees and mops.
Wendy Johnson wrote on the RiotACT, “Rope Access Engineering cleaned my massive two-storey windows until they gleamed. The window cleaner arrived on time and just gone on with the job. Very professional.”
Steffen’s Elite Window Care provides a wide range of professional window cleaning and fly screen repair services to domestic properties in the Canberra region. Steffan has been cleaning windows and repairing fly screens for more than 20 years. Providing prompt quotes, professional service and guaranteed work are the foundations of Steffen’s Elite Window Care.
Lauren Sewell wrote on Google, “Steffen was friendly, professional and knowledgeable.”
Blue Cleaning Group handles professional window cleaning for homes, businesses and building projects. The team of professional window cleaners handle interior and exterior windows, making them shine. Blue Cleaning Group can schedule regular window cleaning or handle one-off cleaning requirements. They will clean windows for homes, retail units, automotive dealerships, condominium associations, multi-storey business parks and more.
On Google, Samuel Bodley wrote, “Very professional team providing a very high standard of work. Couldn’t be happier.”
Bliss Solutions was founded to re-invent the cleaning industry. Modern, effective equipment is used for commercial and industrial window cleaning. Services include regular window and frame cleaning and interior/exterior window cleaning. Bliss Solutions also handles strata, office, shopfront, restaurant and multi-purpose building window cleaning, and water, grime, stain, sticker, glue and dust removal, to strict standards.
From Vintage Events, Vineel Dutt wrote, “The crew always does an outstanding job cleaning for our events.”
Mint Cleaning Group offers premium window cleaning services for domestic and commercial buildings. Trained professionals clean internal and external windows in a prompt and hassle-free way. Mint Cleaning Group gets windows dazzling without using harsh chemicals. Cleaners wipe of all dirt and chemicals after cleaning. Same day services are available. Mint Cleaning Group also offers other cleaning services.
On Google, Lizzy Beth wrote, “Mint was so easy to deal with because they are very organised and professional.”
If you’re looking for more information on cleaning and tidying your home or business, you might like our articles on the best cleaning companies, best carpet cleaners and best end-of-lease cleaners Canberra has to offer.
Your experience with window cleaning services in Canberra
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to have windows cleaned?
This depends on several factors like the number and size of window panes, their height, ease of access and how dirty they are. Other factors might be involved also. Ask for a quote so you know what to expect.
Do window cleaners need to be insured?
It’s not wise to use a window cleaner who isn’t insured. This provides protection if something gets accidentally damaged or someone gets hurt while on your property.
Do professional window cleaners use special equipment?
Many window cleaning services have invested in special equipment. The type of equipment depends on the type, size and location of windows. For tall buildings, professional window cleaners may need to abseil or work on elevating work platforms. Professional window cleaners might use include state-of-the-art water-fed poles, high pressure cleaning equipment and/or hand squeegees and mops.
Do window cleaners just do window panes?
They can just clean panes if this is all you want done. Many offer complementary services too. This includes cleaning window surrounds, screens, sills, tracks and runners. They’ll also get rid of cobwebs and other dirt.
Do window cleaners guarantee their work?
The best window cleaners guarantee their work. They also check their work before leaving your property. As your window cleaner if they provide a guarantee and what that entails. This will make sure you’re not left with streaky windows.