One of the most common tools that a window cleaner uses is a bucket. While you can get a bucket at a local hardware store, the type of bucket I am talking about is not a regular bucket. It is a special window cleaning bucket used for t-bar washers and strip washers.

Did you know that you can get a special bucket just for window cleaning? You might be asking yourself, “Why do I need special bucket for window cleaning?” That’s a good question. When cleaning windows, a good tool to use would be a T-bar and the cleaning pads that go on the t-bar. These window cleaning buckets are made specifically to accommodate these.

Cleaning pads come in all different types and sizes and are also called strip washers. A very common size is the 18 inch. When using a 18 inch pad, it is hard to get it into a regular bucket and water can spill or drip from the pad. Using a special window cleaning bucket which is over 18 inches wide and specially made for strip washers helps to prevent water from spilling. This makes it very easy to clean inside and makes it easy to move around the work area without spilling water.

Drop cloths are also very important to use to protect flooring from water damage. There are other types of cloths used for window cleaning and this is a very good tool and tip. The other type of cloth is the microfiber cloth, which is extremely absorbent. This cloth is a very important tool for a window cleaner and makes window washing a lot easier. With one wipe from one of these cloths around the edge of the window, water spots are gone. If you are a window cleaner and don’t use one of these I suggest to try one. For more free tips and tools check us out at