How professionals clean: We introduce you to useful tools and applications for your daily work, explain important technologies for window and building cleaning, and regularly refresh your expert knowledge.
Pros placing their bets on the “Dog Earring”
A trend has firmly established itself amongst professional window cleaners: they are single-handedly bending the ends of their squeegee channels downwards with a pair of tongs to improve their performance.
Good things never go out of fashion – the chamois
It is not only grandmas and moms who swear by tried-and-tested products – genuine professionals do, too! The versatile chamois, for example, is not only an efficient cleaning tool, but it is also extremely durable if it is looked after properly.
What actually is a TDS-meter?
Pure water is water without minerals. It is physically processed in order to remove minerals, which leave unsightly traces of lime and streaks on the window surface. You can test the quality of water using a TDS-meter.
What is Low-E glass?
In order to minimise energy loss through windows and facades, so-called Low-E glass is nowadays being used on a standard basis. Low-E is the abbreviation of low-emissivity glass.
Safety glass: first recognize, then clean properly
Wherever impact resistance and safety are of utmost importance, it is a good idea to use tempered safety glass (TSG) and laminated safety glass (LSG).
Elbphilharmonie concert hall – 52,000 euros just to clean the windows once!
The new landmark of the Hafencity area of Hamburg is located on the river Elbe – the Elbphilharmonie concert hall.
“We window cleaners are a special species!”
Rounding up a couple of window and building cleaning colleagues and recreating an iconic image from the 1950s – that was the idea of Andreas Nissen.
Wow, there was a lot going on!
A packed-out trade fair stand, enthusiastic professionals, an exclusive live interview, an exciting panel discussion and a convincing world premiere on top – for UNGER the CMS Berlin was an absolute success.
How to become an industrial climber
Industrial climbers clean glass surfaces on skyscrapers, high-rise tower blocks and churches at dizzying heights. Thanks to their additional training, they do not require any elevating platforms or gondolas; instead, they abseil little by little down vertical walls.