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Window cleaners near Ramsgate

​​There are plenty of good local window cleaners in Ramsgate who come well recommended by your neighbours.

We have two quick and easy ways to find a reliable local window cleaner services near you:

  1. Search for local window cleaners in Ramsgate and contact them yourself

  2. Use our handy request a quote feature and we’ll find them for you – tell us what you need doing, we’ll reach out to recommended window cleaner services in your area and they'll contact you directly.

How much does a window cleaner cost?

The average window cleaning price in Ramsgate can vary depending on a number of factors, but you can expect to pay somewhere in the region of £20 to £50 per hour for a window cleaner.

If you have specific requirements for your window cleaning, it’s always worth discussing details with local window cleaners first so that you can get their professional advice and an accurate quote for the work.

Window cleaning price list

Most local window cleaning services in Ramsgate will quote you a set price for the job based on the size of your property and the number of windows that need cleaning.

Here are some of the average prices you can expect to pay for window cleaning near you:

  • Semi-detached – From £45

  • Detached property – From £50

  • Terraced property – From £40

  • Bungalow – From £30

  • Commercial property – £100 - £500+

Quotes for window cleaner prices

To get accurate quotes for professional window cleaning prices near you, it’s always sensible to contact local window cleaners to discuss the details of the job. As with all home improvement projects, we always recommend obtaining at least three quotes from different tradespeople in your area.

By shopping around you can make sure you're paying a fair and competitive price for the window cleaning. And, thankfully, we've got a tool that makes finding multiple quotes super easy. Our request a quote tool is perfect for getting quotes: you post details about the work you need doing and we’ll send it out to the best window cleaners in your area. Try it out – it's quick and easy!

Factors affecting window cleaning prices

There are a number of factors that will affect the total price you pay for window cleaning services in Ramsgate, including:

  • Size of your home

  • Number of windows to be cleaned

  • Condition of the windows

  • Access to the property

  • Any additional treatment to the windows

Do you need a licence to clean windows in the UK?

As a professional window cleaner, the need to register for a window cleaning license depends on where you’re working. If you want to offer a window cleaning service in Scotland, you’ll need to apply to your local council for a specific window cleaning license – as well as having a criminal records check. You can check for more information on the Government’s website.

For anywhere else in the UK, it’s not an official requirement to have a window cleaning license. That said, if you want to be recognised as a reputable window cleaning service, it’s a good idea to consider getting an accreditation.

Here are some of the most popular bodies that can recognise you as a professional window cleaner:

  • Federation of Window Cleaners

  • Institute of Occupational Safety and Health

  • Health and Safety Executive

  • British Window Cleaning Academy

What insurance should a window cleaner have?

When hiring a professional window cleaner, it’s always sensible to check that they have the right insurance to cover their work – and any damage that they may potentially cause to your property.

It’s not a legal requirement for window cleaners to have insurance, but it gives you (and them) peace of mind. The best window cleaners in Ramsgate will have Public Liability insurance, as it’s a great sign that they offer a safe and reliable window cleaning service.

Here at Checkatrade we carry out checks on all our members to make sure that they have a valid insurance policy. If not, we’ll clearly mark it on their profile so that you can see whether or not a tradesperson is insured.

Ready to hire a local window cleaner?

If you’re eager to have beautifully clean windows, we can help you find the best window cleaners near you. Use our quick and easy online search to find and contact home automation installers in your area. Or request a quote and we’ll do the legwork for you by reaching out to recommended window cleaning services in Ramsgate.

How often should you have your windows cleaned?

That’s a very good question, and our window cleaners get asked all the time. And the answer depends on a number of factors, including:

  • Your budget

  • The size and condition of your property

  • Time of year

  • Weather

  • Your personal preference

The majority of homeowners in the UK tend to hire local window cleaning services on a monthly basis, so they have all their windows cleaned once a month. Some opt for their window cleaner to come once a fortnight, if they’re keen to have super clean windows more regularly.

Commercial window cleaning services

When it comes to businesses having their windows cleaned, many commercial window cleaners will visit their clients on a weekly basis – especially if they’re a retail property. And if it’s a high end shop then they may choose to have a daily window cleaning service, to ensure that the windows are always sparkling.

Offices, on the other hand, tend to be less frequent and can vary from monthly window cleaning to twice yearly cleaning. It all depends on the nature of the business, their property and how important clean windows are to them.

Tools for modern window cleaning

Cleaning windows used to be a tricky, laborious and often dangerous profession. Thankfully modern window cleaning equipment, such as water-fed poles, magnetic window cleaners and electric window cleaners, the job is now quicker, easier and safer.

When hiring a professional window cleaner, as well as discussing price make sure you ask about how they plan on cleaning your windows, including the tools they use and how long it will take them to complete the job.

Find the best local window cleaning services

If you’re looking for the best window cleaners on your doorstep, search our members now and find the local window cleaning services who come recommended by your neighbours.

Is window cleaning worth it?

So, you’re considering hiring a professional window cleaner but you’re not sure if it’s worth it? You’re not alone. Lots of homeowners ask us about window cleaning as they’re unsure a) what it entails, and b) if it’s worth them paying for.

There are some jobs around the home that are easily done yourself, but window cleaning isn’t one of them. The nature of cleaning windows means you regularly have to access hard-to-reach windows, and very often at a height – which is something you need specialist equipment for.

Benefits of hiring a professional window cleaner

There are a number of very good reasons why it pays to hire a professional local window cleaning service on a regular basis. Here are some of the top reasons:

  • Professional window cleaners have all the equipment to safely and efficiently clean windows – both inside and out

  • They have the knowledge and skills to achieve a professional standard of cleaning to leave your windows sparkling

  • A professional will be able to spot potential issues with your windows, such as damaged seals or failed glazing, so that you can get them fixed as soon as possible

  • It saves you the time and hassle of doing it yourself

  • The best window cleaners will offer a customer satisfaction guarantee to ensure you’re always happy with their work

  • You don’t have to risk your safety by climbing ladders or hanging out your windows

Want to speak to a reliable local window cleaner?

Sometimes it helps to have a quick chat to understand what’s involved in the window cleaning process, how much it’ll cost, and how often you might want or need your windows to be cleaned. If you’re ready to reach out to local window cleaners we can help you find the best in your area with our quick and easy online search – or request a quote and we’ll get multiple local window cleaners to contact you directly.

How do you fully open uPVC windows for cleaning?

Homeowners with uPVC windows sometimes forget to fully open them before cleaning, which can often mean that the full window isn’t cleaned properly. To ensure that your uPVC windows are fully open, always follow the manufacturer's instructions for opening windows.

If in doubt, we recommend you speak to your local uPVC window specialists who can advise on the best way to safely open and maintain your uPVC windows – for cleaning and in general use.

Tips for cleaning and maintaining uPVC windows

To help you get the most from your windows and to keep them looking better for longer, here are some of our top tips for cleaning and maintaining uPVC windows:

  • Use plenty of clean, warm soapy water to clean your uPVC frames and wipe dry with a clean, soft cloth

  • On average, uPVC windows (and doors) should be cleaned at least once every three month

  • Take care when cleaning uPVC windows with decorative finishes such as woodgrain, foil or anthracite to avoid damaging the decorative surface

  • Always make sure any drainage slots are clear of any blockages, dirt, grit, spider webs

  • Avoid using pressure washers on uPVC windows as they can damage the windows, frames and seals

  • Similarly, don’t use abrasive cleaners, harsh cleaning agents or scouring pads on uPVC windows or doors

uPVC cleaning costs

The cost of cleaning uPVC around your home will depend on the type of uPVC fixture. Here are some average prices for uPVC cleaning:

  • UPVC windows – £8 - £59 each

  • UPVC gutters – £20 - £49

  • UPVC fascias and soffits – £20 - £25

  • UPVC conservatory (exterior only) – £80 - £150

If you’re wondering how to keep your uPVC windows in peak condition, or you’re looking to hire a professional to clean them for you, use our online search to find the best local window cleaners who are recommended by fellow homeowners in your area.