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Fish Window Cleaning Promotes Ladder Safety in Honor of National Ladder Safety Month

ST. LOUIS (March 2019) – As spring and warmer weather approaches, many home and business owners are ready to begin spring cleaning. Fish Window Cleaning®, the nation’s premier window cleaning service, is encouraging local families to think twice before climbing a ladder to clean out gutters or wash second-story windows. March is National Ladder Safety Month, and FISH is passionate about ladder safety.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year:
  • 500,000 people are treated for ladder-related injuries 
  • 97 percent of falls occur at home or on farms
  • Approximately 300 ladder falls are fatal
  • More Americans are treated for ladder falls than burns each year
Ladder danger is much more prevalent than many Americans realize. The goals for National Ladder Safety Month are to educate residents, business owners and workers on the risks associated with ladder usage, heighten awareness of the danger and promote proper ladder training.

Fish Window Cleaning has led the industry with a premier safety program designed to ensure the protection of both FISH cleaners and customers. FISH window cleaners are licensed, bonded, insured and committed to providing clients with quality service.

“We take ladder safety very, very seriously. We pride ourselves on always maintaining the highest level of safety in all aspects of our business. That’s why we have strict safety training and practices in place and adhere to OSHA safety rules,” says Randy Cross, President of Fish Window Cleaning. “We value our customers’ safety, which is why we always recommend bringing in a professional to help clear out gutters and clean high-up windows.”

Fish Window Cleaning has been an industry safety leader for more than 40 years. Through decades of hard work, FISH has grown to more than 275 locations across 44 states. In addition to quality window cleaning services, FISH can help home and business owners with spring cleaning tasks such as clearing out gutters and attending to mirrors, skylights, chandeliers and more. For more information, visit FishWindowCleaning.com.

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About Fish Window Cleaning®

Fish Window Cleaning was founded in St. Louis in 1978 and is now the largest window cleaning franchise in the country, with over 275 nationwide locations. FISH provides service to more than 200,000 commercial and residential customers nationwide. Free estimates and customized service plans tailored to each customer’s needs and budget are just a few offered benefits. For more information, visit www.fishwindowcleaning.com, or call 1-877-707-FISH (3474).
 

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Local Business Offers Safe Holiday Decorating Tips

Fish Window Cleaning Creates Holiday Decorating Tool Kit

ST. LOUIS (November 2018) – This festive season, Fish Window Cleaning®, the nation's premier window cleaning service, is offering tips for local families on how to safely and effectively decorate their windows for the holidays. By putting together a suggested Holiday Decorating Tool Kit, Fish Window Cleaning is helping to ensure that the community's decorations are hung properly and stay in place all season long. 

While arranging beautiful, long-lasting holiday décor can be tricky, there are steps residents can take to increase the likelihood of a successful, festive display. First, residents should start the season with sparkling clean windows. Having a clean, dirt-free window can help decorations stay up for longer and avoid falling to the ground and breaking. This is because window-safe hooks adhere best to a residue-free surface. It’s also important to use proper tools to ensure that no damage befalls the window as a result of festive décor. For example, a razor should never be used to scrape away residue stuck on windows. Fortunately, the experts at Fish Window Cleaning have put together a suggested Holiday Decorating Tool Kit to ensure local holiday displays shine brightly this season.

Items that should be included in your Holiday Decorating Tool Kit include:
  • Easy-to-remove hooks
  • Window-friendly, lightweight decorations
  • Window cleaning solution
  • Squeegees
  • Soft cloths
“We love to support local communities, especially during the busy holiday season,” says Randy Cross, President of Fish Window Cleaning. “While it’s important to understand how to properly prepare a window for decorations, it’s equally important to know what NOT to do when decorating. We recommend avoiding anything that can leave residue, scratch the windows or damage the glass or window frame.”

Items that should not be used for holiday decorating include:
  • Razors
  • Nails
  • Heavy decorations
  • Hard or sharp decorations that may scratch the windows
  • Thick tape or residue-causing materials
Fish Window Cleaning is the world’s largest window cleaning service with locations in 44 states. In addition to commercial and residential window cleaning, Fish Window Cleaning offers services such as mirror, skylight and chandelier cleaning to help local families prepare for the holiday season. For more information, visit FishWindowCleaning.com.
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About Fish Window Cleaning®

Fish Window Cleaning was founded in St. Louis in 1978 and is now the largest window cleaning franchise in the country with over 275 nationwide locations. FISH provides service to more than 200,000 commercial and residential customers nationwide. Free estimates and customized service plans tailored to each customer’s needs and budget are just a few offered benefits. For more information, visit www.fishwindowcleaning.com, or call 1-877-707-FISH (3474). ®
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Fish Window Cleaning Increases Workplace Productivity With Clean Windows

Studies Show Clean Windows Play a Key Role in Office Efficiency

ST. LOUIS (September 2018) – Fish Window Cleaning®, the nation’s premier window cleaning service, is improving workplace morale across the country. Studies show that a lack of sunlight in office buildings can negatively affect employees’ self-esteem and productivity. Fish Window Cleaning leads the industry in year-round commercial window cleaning that can boost employee satisfaction.
  • Psychology Today reports that natural light can drastically improve performance in the workplace. Studies show there is a strong correlation between employees’ exposure to daylight and their subsequent sleep, activity level and quality of life. The more access to natural light employees have, the more content they report feeling. 
  • Cornell University’s Daylight and Workplace Study, reveals workers seated by a window report an 84 percent drop in symptoms associated with computer vision syndrome, which is caused by prolonged screen use. These symptoms include eyestrain, headaches and blurred vision. The study also finds these same employees experienced a 2 percent boost in productivity. That’s the equivalent to around $2 million worth of value over the window’s lifetime. The average American spends 90 percent of their time inside, so it’s important to optimize the available sunlight through windows that are clean.

“The impact of a clean window goes far beyond aesthetics,” says Randy Cross, President of Fish Window Cleaning. “Employees take pride in working at a company that is clean, neat and organized. If you want to increase employee morale and efficiency, start by increasing natural light. Fish Window Cleaning keeps your windows looking great for you on a regular basis.”

Dirt and pollution can build up over time and dim corporate windows. Dirty, obscured windows block valuable natural light and negatively impact worker productivity. Fish Window Cleaning has 40 years of experience in making workplace windows clean and cheerful.

Fish Window Cleaning is the world’s largest window cleaning service with locations in 44 states. FISH window cleaners are licensed, bonded, insured and professional. In addition to commercial and residential window cleaning, Fish Window Cleaning offers services such as mirror, skylight and chandelier cleaning. For more information, visit FishWindowCleaning.com.

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About Fish Window Cleaning®

Fish Window Cleaning was founded in St. Louis in 1978 and is now the largest window cleaning franchise in the country with over 275 nationwide locations. FISH provides service to more than 200,000 commercial and residential customers nationwide. Free estimates and customized service plans tailored to each customer’s needs and budget are just a few offered benefits. For more information, visit www.fishwindowcleaning.com, or call 1-877-707-FISH (3474).
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Fish Window Cleaning Honors 2018 Award Winners

Winners were Announced at the Fish Window Cleaning Annual Convention

At the 2018 Fish Window Cleaning Annual Convention, the top franchisees were recognized for their hard work and commitment to excellence. The event took place in St. Louis from Wednesday, July 25, through Saturday, July 28. The awards recognize franchisees who have gone above and beyond the call of duty in the last year.

John and Becky Carswell, of North Dallas, Texas, were named Franchisees of the Year. The winners were selected based on a host of qualifications including growing their business by at least 300 new accounts, displaying exemplary customer service, maintaining a positive attitude, supporting the preferred vendor program and generally upholding the Fish Window Cleaning name, brand and reputation. The franchisee must also have been in business for at least five years. The Carswells have demonstrated their outstanding work ethic since joining the Fish Window Cleaning team in 2002; as a result, they were this year’s big winners.

The Top Producers Award is given to the three franchisees who have the highest total revenues from January through December. This year’s award winners were Paul Pierce from Boston, Massachusetts; Steve and Renee Brown of Kalamazoo, Michigan; and Mark Phillips, owner of locations in and around Denver, Colorado. These franchisees have demonstrated their commitment to growing Fish Window Cleaning and have been a tremendous asset to the brand.

Next, the Rising Star Award is presented to one franchisee from each district. The title is given by their Franchise Support Specialist and recognizes the achievements of a franchisee in all aspects of their business. This includes growth, profit, compliance with Franchise Agreement and more. This year’s winners are Monte and Tricia Casper from South Jordan, Utah; Jim and Donna Spude of Beloit, Wisconsin; David Galkin, owner of the Allentown, Pennsylvania location; and Gary Biltis from Pompano Beach, Florida.

“Our annual convention was a huge success,” says Mike Merrick, CEO of Fish Window Cleaning. “At our conference, we had the opportunity to learn, grow and connect with our team members and especially our franchisees. They work hard every single day to grow the Fish Window Cleaning brand and serve our customers; we feel their efforts deserve to be rewarded.”

Additional award recipients include:

Quick Start - A franchisee that truly hit the ground running from day one.
Jeremy & Rebecca Duffin – Provo, UT

Soaring Eagle (s) - A franchisee who buys an existing business and takes it to a higher level.
1. Debbie & Mike Pencarinha – Kingsport, TN
2. John & Sara English – O’Fallon, MO

Star Performer Small - A franchisee within a small market population who has the highest total revenues from January through December.
Jordan & Katie Newton – College Station, TX

Star Performer Standard - A franchisee within a standard market population who has the highest total revenues from January through December.
John & Sara English – O’Fallon, MO

Star Performer Executive - A franchisee within an executive market population who has the highest total revenues from January through December.
Steve & Renee Brown – Kalamazoo, MI

Rookie of the Year - The franchisee who has exhibited exemplary performance during their first 12 months in business. This includes sales, growth, and management. The Rookie of the Year is a franchisee to keep your eye on. He or she is on the way to dominating his or her market.
Debbie & Paul Megge – Fraser, MI

In addition to the award ceremony, the convention featured OSHA 10 training, break out educational sessions, roundtable discussions, social events and more. Topics included customer service, training materials, recruitment strategies, sales techniques and marketing tips and tricks.

Fish Window Cleaning is the world’s largest window cleaning company with over 275 franchise territories across 44 states. For more information on franchise opportunities, visit http://www.fwcfranchise.com/

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About Fish Window Cleaning®

Fish Window Cleaning was founded in St. Louis in 1978 and is now the largest window cleaning franchise in the country with over 275 nationwide locations. FISH provides service to more than 200,000 commercial and residential customers nationwide. Free estimates and customized service plans tailored to each customer’s needs and budget are just a few offered benefits. For more information, visit www.fishwindowcleaning.com, or call 1-877-707-FISH (3474).