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Window cleaning services right on target!
Christopher Oaks (left), of north of England-based Archer Window Cleaning Services, accepts the award for Window Cleaning Company of the Year Award 2013 from the Federation of Window Cleaners' Scott Smith.
As well as window cleaning, Archer offers cladding and gutter cleaning services, with its staff using a number of different access systems from abseiling and hydraulic platforms to the latest ladderless 'Reach & Wash' Waterfed pole systems, which all staff members are fully trained and qualified to use by The British Window Cleaning Academy.
"We have commercial contracts which we have retained for over 20 years due to our very high standards & communication skills with the client," said Chris.
One satisfied client is the manager of The Wheel of Manchester, Steve Smith, who says: "When our company was in need of an efficient local reputable window cleaning company, we spoke to many companies but Archer Window Cleaning Services were the most impressive and they have proved to be beyond doubt." Unfortunately, this is one client Archer has lost... the wheel was dismantled and moved to Edinburgh last year... but with a reputation and a new award under its belt, Archer no doubt has plenty of other work to keep its staff busy! Chris told us he'd first got into window cleaning at the age of 12, when in his school holidays he'd carried a milk crate around for his window cleaner uncle. Milk crate? "Yes," said Chris. "That's what people used to stand on when they were cleaning bungalows, which we had a lot of in Bolton! I set my own window cleaning round up at 17 and I've expanded throughout the years, investing wisely in health & safety training - and, of course, the best equipment. The days of standing on a milk crate are long gone!"
28th March 2013