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I'm happy to answer any questions you have regarding the cleaning and restoration of your windows. I can also view your pictures via email and give you advice on what you can do yourself and what needs to be left to the pros. I can also give advise on scratched glass, how to repair it & what caused it. Pressure washing and gutter cleaning are other areas of expertise.

Experience in the area

Over 20 years in the window cleaning industry, owning and operating two window cleaning companies, Rob's Window Cleaning http://www.robswindowcleaning.com and Window Masters http://www.mywindowmasters.com and http://www.robscleaningservice.com

Organizations

IWCA, window cleaning network, chamber of commerce

Publications

"Window Cleaner" magazine

Education/Credentials

International Window Cleaning (IWCA) training on man lifts, awning cleaning and window cleaning.

Awards and Honors

Voted best window cleaner in Western Kentucky.

Past/Present Clients

Applebee's, Cracker Barrel, CVS Pharmacy, Dairy Queen, Dollar General, Edward Jones, Enterprise Rent A Car, Ethan Allen, Fashion Bug, Fazoli's, FYE Music, GNC, H&R Block, Hardee's, Hot Topic, Kentucky Dam Village, Kroger, Logan's Roadhouse, Market House Museum, O' Charley's, Radio Shack, Rafferty's, Remax, Sirk & Co., Stanley Steamer, State Farm, Steak N Shake, Talbots, The Buckle, The Gap, The Outback, Toys Are Us, Victoria's Secret, and hundreds of others.

What do you like about this subject?

It's always satisfying to enter a cleaning project that looks overwhelmingly impossible to resolve and walk away from it looking fabulous!

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

I'm interested in starting a cleaning mentor program.

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

Today's tempered glass unfortunately often comes with fabricating debris know as glass fines. This is a HUGE problem that leads to scratched glass. For more information, see this link: http://www.scratched-glass.net/

Something controversial or provocative about this subject

Glass tempering is a vital step in making safe glass. There's a trend in the glass tempering industry to be lazy & sloppy allowing fabricating debris to be baked in the surface of the glass. This defect is passed on to the consumer who has no idea it's there until the glass is scratched during a normal window cleaning. The innocent, unassuming, & sometimes ignorant window cleaner is often blamed.

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Dianne06/21/16101010Mr. Lamb, thank you for taking the .....
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Recent Answers from Robert Lamb

2016-06-13 Cleaning glass with hard water and soap scum:

Dianne,    There are basically two things you can do if your glass has what sounds like "hard water spots". The first option is to use mechanical action, basically buffing out the built up mineral deposits

2016-06-02 Glass in New doors:

Maggie,    It's difficult to determine what will remove the cloudy appearance in the glass without more information. Could you possibly email us a photo of the glass you are concerned about?    My direct

2015-12-18 How to remove scratches from old windows:

Misty,    Usually, if you can rub your thumbnail over the pit or scratch and not feel an indentation, the depth is nominal and can be restored. A professional window restoration company would probably

2013-02-07 new windows scratched - fabricating debris?:

Katy,    Yes, this very possibly could be scratches caused by fabricating debris. Can you send me a photo of the scratches? Who did the initial cleaning of the windows?      The scratches may be removed

2012-10-17 water stains on my windows:

Natalie,    There are basically two things you can do if your glass has what sounds like "hard water spots". The first option is to use mechanical action, basically buffing out the built up mineral deposits

 

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