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Businesses need dependable cleaning services for more than just clearing away the dust and trash. Regular cleaning of both the exterior and interior of the business is a must. A clean workspace, shop, or service center offers multiple benefits for employees, guests, and customers.

Promotes a Safer and Healthier Work Environment

According to Psychology Today, researchers from Princeton University found that a cluttered space can make it harder to focus. A person’s visual cortex can become overwhelmed amid the clutter, the task-irrelevant objects create a distraction. This lowers efficiency and can also become a safety hazard. Read more »

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Let’s be honest, many household chores are boring—mind-numbing, boring. There simply are not many ways to make folding laundry exciting. However, with a little multitasking, it may be possible to make the mundane less mundane and maybe even entertaining.

The Oxford dictionary defines multitasking as doing more than one task at the same time. We’ve all multitasked at some point. You may even be doing something else right now as you’re reading this blog post, like eating lunch or enjoying your morning coffee.

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Summer is here! Officially, the summer season runs from June 20-21 through September 20-21 and it’s one of the best times of the year to get outside for activities, travel, and relax. While certain household chores can’t be ignored, like laundry and washing dishes, maybe some of these tasks can be delayed. It’s summer and it’s time to have some fun.

At United Window Cleaning, we love summer. From cookouts to catching fireflies, baseball games, trips to the beach, and ice cream cones under the shade trees, summer is a great time to take advantage of the longer days and warm nights. We’ve put together a list of a few of our favorite things to do in the summer that are not cleaning.

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Hospital Exterior

Improvements to your commercial building can have a positive impact on your business, organization, tenants, and the surrounding neighborhood. Improvement needs may vary, but on average, they can help increase energy efficiency, security, safety, and even capitalize on curb appeal.

Consider these three ways to improve your commercial building:

Invest in Energy Efficiency

If you haven’t switched LED lighting, now is the time. It offers not only a higher rate of energy efficiency, but it means less time wasted replacing burnt out bulbs. According to, “A good quality LED bulb can last 3 to 5 times longer than a CFL and 30 times longer than an incandescent bulb.”

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Homeownership has many benefits and can bring a lot of joy. It’s relaxing to sit on the front porch and enjoy a quiet neighborhood evening or to cookout on the deck and share a meal with friends and family. However, with ownership comes responsibility and a list of ongoing home maintenance tasks that can’t be ignored.

We’re looking at home maintenance tasks that usually need to be done by professionals. These can range from roof repairs to HVAC issues and gutter cleaning. Ignoring or postponing these tasks can create time-consuming and expensive problems in the future. To help you stay on track, we’ve got our four top tips on how to budget for essential home maintenance services.

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Window cleaning

All homes need regular window cleaning. Clean windows can increase curb appeal, let in more light, and help with energy efficiency. Professional window cleaning is also an important element for preventative maintenance. Having windows cleaned at least once, preferably twice, a year can help prevent damage and may alert you to any issues before they become big (and more expensive) problems.

But is window cleaning something you should tackle on your own? There are multiple factors to consider, but let’s take a look at the three most common signs you should look to professionals for your window cleaning.

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Spring cleaning supplies

This year the spring season begins on March 20 and runs through June 21. While it’s not uncommon to have cold temperatures and even snow during the early days of spring, it’s still that time of year we associate with hope, brighter days, and renewal. As a season of renewal, it’s the perfect time to indulge in spring cleaning.

Spring cleaning for your home doesn’t have to be a heavy task. It can be completed in portions and with a plan in place, you’ll be done in no time and ready to enjoy the more temperate weather.

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Nearly 6.5 million homes were sold in the United States during 2021. The last time that number passed six million was 2006. It’s no secret, people want to own their own home. And why not? There are many benefits to being a homeowner and we’re going to take a look at three of them.

Building Equity

Owning a home has been part of the American Dream for decades. Most homebuyers make the purchase using some form of financing, usually a mortgage through a lender like a bank.

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Do you make a New Year’s resolution? Nearly 75-percent of all Americans make at least one every January. The top resolutions typically are losing weight/getting more active and saving more money. But what if you made a different kind of resolution this year?

Have you ever considered making a New Year’s resolution for your home maintenance? We’ve got four ways you can resolve to upgrade your home maintenance in the new year.

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It’s so much fun to surprise someone with a great gift, something you picked especially for them, but it also can be stressful when you’re not sure what to get. Whether you’re welcoming a new neighbor or celebrating a new home purchase for a close friend or family member, we have five great gift ideas for the homeowners in your life.

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