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Choosing the right high rise cleaning contractor: A guide
Sydney, Australia-based company Prorax offers the following tips on choosing a contractor for high rise exterior building cleans.
High rise towers and buildings over our cities establish the progress of our civilisation, making us feel proud of our improved level of intelligence quotient. But, maintaining and cleaning skyscrapers can be more than just a daunting task.
With shafts of glass encasing the buildings from all sides, it is the glass windows that are first to get murky with the constant exposure to sun, rain, frost and above all, pollution. Luckily, high rise cleaning services are now offered by companies that are empowered with advanced equipment and skilled technicians to execute the job with precision.
This makes it evident that cleaning high reaching buildings requires only a good contractor with expert equipment and skills. To ensure prompt cleaning that reflects perfection, you need to spot a contractor that has all the latest techniques teamed with the efficiency and experience to clean all sorts of awkward, towering constructions, both externally and internally. Now, the concern arises due to the involvement of potential risk and difficulty associated with the area of work. This is precisely the same reason why only the best high rise cleaning companies should be assigned the job.
These companies are empowered with the most modern and updated equipment that are capable of scrubbing the mire from the concerned facade, leaving them sparkling clean. They will have prior experience in cleaning tall constructions like tower blocks, retail units, apartment complexes, office blocks and industrial premises. Thus in all likelihoods, they have all the state-of-the-art equipment coupled with an efficient labour force that will perform the job with maximum efficiency.
Rope access systems are very widely used but for some lower level buildings, water fed poles are the most up-to-date systems in this field. These poles supply water with uninterrupted flow over the surface. The water supply is made from pure water source that when run over the glass facades absorbs all the dust, dirt and grime, leaving the surface smear-free and clean. This method of high rise cleaning is cost effective and has minimal disruption. Companies offering such forms of cleaning do not require cradles or scaffolding to reach several storeys up and this potentially reduces the possibility of causing damage or scars to the building surface. Hence, the method adopted by potential contractors needs to be gauged before assigning the task.
Lastly, the safety and health aspect is a major concern. A successful contractor makes a point of checking the health of every individual associated with the job. It ensures that the workers are all sound mentally and physically before they are assigned for the job and that they are fully trained for the work involved.
21st July 2011