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Benefits of window cleaning for schools

Posted on: Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Window cleaning can make a real difference to the look of a building, and instill confidence in an establishment.

No matter how much effort is put into the cleaning of a school, it is likely to look grubby and unmaintained if the windows are dirty and in need of cleaning.

Furthermore, ensuring that the windows are maintained in a busy environment with lots of young children and teenagers, can help to promote hygiene.

This is especially important when it comes to cutting the spread of disease and bacteria. 

Many parents will rightly or wrongly judge the performance of a school by its cleanliness and appearance, and the windows play an essential role in that.

Walking into a school with smears or stains all over the exterior of the building, will not only reduce the level of trust in that school, it will also make it much harder to convince the students to keep a place clean and tidy and to clear up after themselves, if the building itself looks grubby.

A clean and healthy environment will also inspire more confidence among staff members as well as visitors.

With so many schools subject to regular inspections and Ofsted analysis, it is vital to ensure that the school is well-maintained.

Ensuring the windows are cleaned on a regular basis will also allow more light into the building, which is conducive to a healthy working atmosphere for both staff and students alike.

This will help to boost productivity in the long-term, helping to contribute to the overall performance of those working within the building.

Of course, in order to make sure the windows are cleaned to a good standard firms should enlist in the services of a professional cleaning firm.

A professional window cleaning company is most likely going to leave your windows looking much better than they would if it were left up to an individual janitor, or even worse, a teacher or student.

They will have the necessary equipment, safety protocols, insurance, and expertise in order to ensure that the work is carried out to a very high standard.

It should also be noted that routine cleaning of your windows can protect and extend the life of windows in a building.

Over the long-term, this means they will not have to be replaced as often – and therefore saves on unnecessary costs.

Over time, windows will gather dust, dirt, oxidation, and other corrosive substances. However by cleaning them regularly, it will help to remove contaminants, such as: acid rain, hard minerals, and mildew. 

Removing these contaminants can prevent them from causing permanent damage, like the effects of oxidisation.