The Window Chick Blog

The Benefits of Commercial Window Cleaning

Posted by Amy Westebbe Apr 4, 2019 1:55:44 PM

Spring is warm and refreshing, and it’s time for your windows to shine again. Winter makes it difficult, impractical, or impossible to clean windows in larger buildings or hi-rises. During those months, however, your windows are taking a beating. A high quality commercial window cleaning company can make all the difference, and the benefits go beyond letting the sun shine in. Book Now

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Topics: fall protection, window washing

Get Your Windows Washed and GSS Will Donate To Breast Cancer Research

Posted by Susan Ring Oct 12, 2018 9:54:48 AM

It's October and you know what that means? Pink is everywhere! People are adding a pink hue to drinks, cupcakes, office buildings, -- even some canals and waterways are given a pink color in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month. And this year, like every year, our General Safety Services employees proudly put on their pink T-Shirts, as GSS donates a percentage of October’s window cleaning revenue toward breast cancer research.

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Topics: fundraising, window washing, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Breast Cancer Awareness

Fall Prevention FAQs

Posted by Susan Ring Sep 19, 2018 10:02:44 AM

Can you remember coming across a situation in which you felt unsafe and your intuition kicked in to guide you through? Thank goodness for that sixth sense. Sometimes, however, it's not about intuition. It's about knowing the facts and getting input from knowledgeable safety experts. Our priority at General Safety Services is to keep people safe. (It is our middle name, after all.) We'd like to share some of the most frequently asked questions that we receive to help you with your safety process.

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Topics: safety, Construction, OSHA, personal fall protection, roof, skyilght, window washing

Roof Anchor Requirements and Certification

Posted by Susan Ring May 29, 2018 12:03:05 PM

We’ve all heard the expression, “There’s more than meets the eye.” This holds true for so many things in life ranging from a person’s mild demeanor to a complicated job that seems simple to a layperson. It also holds true for roof anchor points.

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Topics: safety, fall protection, OSHA, personal fall protection, roof, window washing

How to Improve Window Washing Safety

Posted by Susan Ring May 22, 2018 3:44:55 PM

OSHA regulations require building owners to provide proper fall protection equipment so that commercial window washers can safely do their jobs. Unfortunately, some people don't take these federal regulations seriously, resulting in deadly accidents and injuries when it comes to window washing.

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Topics: safety, OSHA, protection, window washing

How to Choose a Window Washing Company

Posted by Danielle Bosse Mar 28, 2018 12:00:00 AM

It’s window washing time! And it’s time to look to the company that finds a way to get it done, no matter what the situation. Even more importantly, look to the company that truly follows OSHA guidelines.

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Topics: window washing

When is the Best Time to Wash Your Windows?

Posted by Danielle Bosse Feb 15, 2018 12:00:00 AM

When is the BEST Time to Wash Your Windows?

We are still deep in winter, but spring is just around the corner (regardless of what the groundhog predicted). With the anticipation of the break in the cold weather, many people are waiting anxiously to book their building’s first window washing. Should you book? Should you wait? Do you drive yourself crazy trying to decide? What is the best time for cleaning windows?

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Topics: window washing

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