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How Expertise Drives Safety Compliance Across Building Services

Safety Compliance Across Building Services

At Awnclean, we specialize in various building services, including window washing and facade repair. This work requires our teams to traverse over 13,000 building facades yearly, and it’s not a responsibility we take lightly. While we are experts in working at heights, we also respect the inherent dangers. To reduce risks, we develop unique job site safety plans and hazard analysis before starting a project. We also provide thorough safety […]

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The Role of Pressure Washing in Maintaining Your Building’s Exterior

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Adding pressure washing to your routine building maintenance strategy is a simple yet effective way to achieve a clean and attractive facade. In spite of its simplicity, pressure washing is an often-neglected strategy for maintaining a building’s exterior thought to be reserved for the toughest of stains or addressing years of neglect.  Pressure washing revitalizes surfaces by cleaning and removing pollutants such as oils, mold, graffiti, and rust, thus making […]

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Prioritizing Safety of Building Façade Access and Fall Protection

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Your building’s façade conveys the first impression of aesthetics and serves as your first line of defense against environmental factors. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires you, as a building owner, to mitigate risks and provide a safe working environment for those performing work on your building, including general maintenance. This article covers the essential role of safety measures in mitigating risks through safe building façade access and […]

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How Spring Cleaning Builds Resilience for Commercial Properties

Leap year provided us an early spring this year, while the “prognosticator of prognosticators,” Punxatawney Phil, all but guaranteed it. With spring comes the welcoming, warm weather, losing an hour of sleep due to daylight savings time, and possibly even more when we realize it’s also time for spring cleaning.  For commercial property owners, spring brings about the opportunity to get your buildings in tip-top shape in preparation for all […]

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Guidelines for Choosing the Right Building Service Provider

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Choosing the right building service provider is paramount for property managers and building owners. The stakes are high, as a poor selection can lead to inadequate maintenance, increased liability, and even property devaluation. Making an informed decision means considering expertise, safety standards, and customer feedback. This comprehensive guide will assist you in navigating through the selection process, ensuring you partner with a service provider who aligns with your property’s specific […]

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Leveraging Building Facade Maintenance to Beat the Odds in a Challenging Market

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In the face of reduced office occupancy post-pandemic, increased vacancies, and a cooling residential rental market, building managers and property owners must once again prioritize their efforts to attract tenants. Strategic façade maintenance enhances aesthetic appeal, attracting tenants and buyers; improves energy efficiency, reducing operational costs; and ensures safety, mitigating costly legal and repair liabilities. This comprehensive approach ensures that every dollar spent on facade maintenance not only preserves but […]

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Prolonging The Life of Your Awning

Keep your awnings looking better, longer with regular, proper maintenance. Although awnings have been around in some form or another for hundreds of years, awning cleaning is a relatively new concept. As retailers, restaurant chains and others have spent more and more money on eye-catching, showy awnings, they have begun to realize the importance of protecting these investments. Regular cleaning and sealing not only extends life of the awnings, but […]

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The Awnclean Story – Celebrating 30 Years in Business

Since we are celebrating 30 years in the cleaning business this year, we thought we should write The Awnclean Story so we can share with everyone how we got here.  We hope you enjoy learning about how we grew our business and became experts in commercial cleaning, including pressure washing, concrete sealing, awning cleaning and window cleaning. The Awnclean Story    

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Remove Dark Stains with Roof Cleaning

What Causes the Dark Stains on a Roof? Have you noticed dark stains on your roof? Do they seem to be getting worse? These dark stains are caused by actively growing algae. Unfortunately, Florida’s high humidity and warm climate provide the perfect conditions for algae and mold to thrive. Because of the angle of the sun, the north and west sides of your roof stay wet from the morning dew […]

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Ongoing Safety Training at Awnclean

In ongoing safety training sessions, Awnclean’s entire field and operations teams participate in two hours of monthly training to make sure everyone stays safe on the job. Even though almost everyone on Awnclean’s team has been doing their job for 10+ years, the ongoing sessions are meant to prevent complacency on the job and to continually get everyone to remind themselves of where they’re at and who’s around them, especially […]

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