chris

6
Dec

How I Work Full Time and Travel the World

Hayley Rose: Franchise Coordinator “Working with Chris and Elite showed me what it’s like to dream big: you always keep trying to improve and stay positive when things don’t go quite how you planned; you build a team of like minded people and trust them with their responsibilities. The constant drive towards the unknown parallels with working seasonally to travel,

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26
Jul

Meet Jahmalle from Scarborough

As a long time Scarborough resident I have spent many years watching the city I love evolve. When I was introduced to Elite Window Cleaning this past year, I saw it as an important opportunity to contribute to the community that I grew-up in as it supports the next generation. I am now providing a service that many people in

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8
Jan

Ice Dams: How to identify and prevent them

  What is an ice dam? Short answer: An ice dam is the ridge of ice that forms at the edge of a roof which prevents melting snow from draining as it should. The water that backs up behind the ice dam can leak into the home and cause damage to walls, floors, ceilings, insulation, and other areas. See a basic

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5
Jan

The Benefits Of Solar Panel Cleaning

Although it doesn’t really occur to many people, solar panels can get quite dirty. There are many external influences that can make a panel dirty, including dust, road grime and bird or bat droppings to name a few. A photovoltaic (PV) system performs best with completely unobstructed access to the sun’s rays for most or all of the day. Even something

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3
Jan

My First year as an Elite Window Cleaner

  Weekends off.  That is a short, incomplete sentence that hadn’t carried much meaning to me for almost 15 years at my former employment. Along with some other parataxis such as: Working outdoors, evenings off, and winter trips.  More common words I would have used to describe my previous profession would have been: stressed, late nights, missed holidays, and fruitless.

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22
Jun

Safety Chat

              Window cleaning is typically known to be a dangerous job because accessing windows usually involves the use of a ladder. Ladders are dangerous to work on, and when you work on one for a living the odds of injury are extremely high. At Elite, we have taken a completely proactive approach to window cleaning. Using

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6
Jun

Don’t Forget Your Windows When Preparing To Sell

We’ve all said it before and we’ve definitely all heard it before: first impressions matter. When potential buyers walk into a house that hasn’t been properly cleaned they become both distracted and discouraged. Dirty windows make a house seem dark and unkempt, and that image will be implanted into the buyers’ heads. As you can guess, this can negatively impact

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31
May

The Science Behind the Clean

  At this point there’s no question about it, we clean windows and clean them well. If you think that window cleaning methods have only advanced as far as paper towel and a bottle of Windex, you’re wrong (no offense). Window cleaning is just like any other service trade, many have tried and many have failed. Leaving streaks behind is

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