When I’m Cleaning Windows…

Stevie Turner, Indie Author.

The same window cleaner, Paul,  has been coming to our house for nearly 26 years.  Up the ladder he’d climb and then down, and then move it along a bit more to the next upstairs window before climbing up again.  He’d leather off all the water with a chamois, leaving lovely clean, sparkling windows.

Guess what?  ‘Elf & Safety have decreed that it’s now too dangerous for one man on his own to climb up a ladder, even though Paul has been scaling the dizzy heights of our bedroom windows with his ladder without ne’er the soft thud of a body hitting the grass for over a quarter of a century.  Instead Paul spouted the delights of a new system that minimises the use of ladders, reaches many windows previously inaccessible to a ladder, is environmentally friendly as no detergents are used, can be undertaken in a wide range of…

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