May 26, 2016

Chug-clink, chug-clink, chug-clink. The lower tracks of the Alexandra Bridge in central Ottawa reverberate like a Midway roller coaster as vehicles thunk along below. 


From the iron crossties of the Canadian Pacific Rail to the steel wires at your local orthodontist, it is a known fact that tracks are made to take a heavy load. This is no exception in the window cleaning world.


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This week we got in touch with Master Gardener Dot Brand to ask for her advice on how to create a window arrangement that will brighten your room and attract compliments from the neighbours. Here’s the science:


1) Choose plants that will thrive in the light they receive from the windowsill

Not all sills were made equal - consider the movement of the sun relative to your window sill. Between the lat...

May 14, 2016

This is a part of a new series on some of the day-to-day experiences we have on the field!


With a name like Ottawa Student Windows, people are often surprised to learn that one of our favourite jobs is eavestrough cleaning!


We can probably account this to the satisfaction of seeing how different your eavestroughs look before and after in images such as this one. Taken in Glebe, this shot shows an...