Wordless Wednesday: DIY Window Cleaning

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Real Estate Agent with The Corcoran Group
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Window washer, Central Park South

 iPhone photo courtesy of Mitchell Hall


If you are not comfortable cleaning a window, Don't!


It's Spring (cleaning) but unless you're Spider-Man you probably don't want to risk life and limb scrubbing the dirt off your twelfth -floor-apartment windows, but if your selling your apartment attractive clean windows can help increase appeal.

* Replace any cracked or broken glass.
* Make sure the windows are sparkling clean.
* Apply touch-up paint where needed.

Call a professional! Here are a few:

Chelsea Window Cleaning

Big Apple Window Cleaning

BEST Window Cleaning

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Rainmaker
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Ron & Alexandra Seigel
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Mitchell, Great advice! I love all this windows in your photo . Our office in LA was in a high rise , and it was fun watching the agility of the window cleaners, and there is a wonderful feling of seeing through clean glass. A
April 11, 2012 07:04 AM #1
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Fernando Herboso - Broker for Maxus Realty Group
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I don't think he was cleaning the window. .he changed his mind to the suicide solution.

April 11, 2012 07:08 AM #2
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Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

Heck, I live in a one-story home, and I wouldn't feel comfortable doing the maneuver that guy is doing!  So how many window washers does New York City lose each year:-)

April 11, 2012 07:42 AM #3
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Hannah Williams
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Mitchell  that is great advice  ..and great idea for spring cleaning !

April 11, 2012 07:44 AM #4
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Roger D. Mucci
Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092 - Euclid, OH
Lets shake things up at your home today!

When I lived in Manhattan I had a company that I called to clean my windows.............no way would I try to do it myself on the 14th floor.

April 11, 2012 08:14 AM #5
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Mitchell J Hall
The Corcoran Group - Manhattan, NY
Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan, NYC

Hi Alexandra, I live in a high rise with over-sized windows. The first time I had my windows cleaned I was very disappointed. They came in my apartment with a squeegie and a bucket. I asked them: "don't you have to go to the roof and hang from a rope"? They looked at me funny and then popped my windows right out and cleaned them from inside the apartment.

Fernando, LOL, He was cleaning or considering suicide on Easter Sunday. He was saved!

Myrl, Good question. I wil have to look that up.

Hannah, Thanks. Nothing like sparkling clean windows to show off a property.

April 11, 2012 08:19 AM #6
Rainmaker
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Tony & Darcy Cannon
Keller Williams Legacy - Woods Cross, UT
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Mitchell, I definately would have called someone!  That is just scary!

April 11, 2012 12:08 PM #7
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Gabe Sanders
the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I'm not comfortable looking at this picture!  Yikes.

April 12, 2012 04:30 AM #8
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Kwee Huset
Kwee Huset Realty - Venice, FL
Venice Florida Homes For Sale

Mitchell, this is a risky business, for sure the work-comp insurance premium is very expensive.

April 12, 2012 07:59 PM #9
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