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Desert Vista Window Washing

Exceptional window cleaning and solar panel cleaning in the Las Vegas Valley from a family owned small business

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ABOUT US

Desert Vista Window Washing

We specializes in trustworthy, high quality residential window washing.  With over 15 years in the business, I first learned the trade in California where my father ran his own small carpet and window cleaning company for 40 years.  Now, having relocated to Las Vegas in 2013 I have started my own small business.  I know the importance of trusting someone to work inside and around your home.  I provide trustworthy, reliable and high quality window washing for your home or small office.  Everytime.  No exceptions.

Our Professionals

Meet Our Skilled & Dedicated Team

Dalan Faulkner

Desert Vista Cleaner

Stevie Gallardo

Desert Vista Cleaner

Carmen Allfrey

Desert Vista Manager

What we are offering

Our Cleaning Services

Window Washing

Experience the joy of sparkling, streak-free windows that enhance your view. Discover how our professional service brings out the true radiance of your windows.

Solar Panel Cleaning

Maximize energy production and prolong panel lifespan. Explore the benefits of clean and efficient solar panels with our specialized cleaning service.

Window + Solar Screen Installation

The elements are harsh on our window screens in Las Vegas. Desert Vista can help replace these with industry leading, innovative new, flexible and durable window screens.  We also do Solar Screens and can protect against Turf Burn on artificial grass.

Window Films + Tints

Transform your windows with privacy, glare reduction, and heat control. Explore our stylish film options that protect your interiors from harmful UV rays.

Glass Protection

Doing Construction? A remodel? A pool installation?  It is sadly too often that we see damaged glass during these routine home improvements. Desert Vista can help you protect your windows during construction, especially during pool installations!

Glass Restoration

Restore the brilliance of your glass surfaces. Say goodbye to scratches, damages, and mineral deposits. Explore our expert restoration services for stunning results.

Why Choose Us?

We Offer Exceptional Window Washing and Solar Panel Cleaning Solutions

Desert Vista Window Washing FAQs

When it comes to residential window cleaning, it is generally recommended that you have a professional window cleaning service come to your house at least twice per year. However, the exact frequency of window cleanings depends on a variety of factors. For example, if you live in an area with intense weather conditions – such as windy or humid climates – it may be necessary to have them cleaned more often.

Additionally, the type of windows that are in your home and their condition will affect how often they should be cleaned. Windows with dirtier frames or those with stains can require additional cleansings throughout the year. If there is dust build-up around your windows or screens that need replacing due to damage caused by animals or other external elements, then having them professionally cleaned more frequently may be beneficial over time for maintaining aesthetic appeal and quality upkeep.

This answer was provided by McCormmicks Window Cleaning!

When it comes to residential window cleaning, it is generally recommended that you have a professional window cleaning service come to your house at least twice per year. However, the exact frequency of window cleanings depends on a variety of factors. For example, if you live in an area with intense weather conditions – such as windy or humid climates – it may be necessary to have them cleaned more often.

Additionally, the type of windows that are in your home and their condition will affect how often they should be cleaned. Windows with dirtier frames or those with stains can require additional cleansings throughout the year. If there is dust build-up around your windows or screens that need replacing due to damage caused by animals or other external elements, then having them professionally cleaned more frequently may be beneficial over time for maintaining aesthetic appeal and quality upkeep.

This answer was provided by McCormmicks Window Cleaning!

How often should I clean my solar panels?

It is important to take good care of your solar panels in order to ensure they are running at their highest efficiency and thus provide the most electricity for your home. The frequency of cleaning depends on several factors such as whether you have a ground-mounted or rooftop system, local dirt levels, the angle that your panels are facing (south and east-facing systems require more frequent cleaning than others), weather patterns and seasons, tree coverage around the panel area, nearby construction, etc.

Generally speaking, it is recommended that you clean your solar panels twice a year - once in spring and again in fall. If you live in an area with high dust/dirt accumulation then a third cleaning might be necessary during summer. However, if there has been a heavy rainstorm or snowfall recently then additional cleaning may not be required for up to 6 months.

When it comes time to clean the solar panels make sure to use only mild dishwashing liquid mixed with water. Avoid abrasive cleaners or sponges as these can damage the protective coating of the panel surface which could cause long-term harm by reducing efficiency over time. Use ladders when necessary but exercise caution - make sure someone else is present at all times so that they can assist if needed or call emergency services if need arises due to any unforeseen circumstances while attaching/detaching ladders etc. Finally, avoid using high-pressure washers as these may also cause damage due to their powerful streams of water!

How often should I wash my windows?

Washing windows is an important part of keeping your home clean and inviting—and the frequency with which you should do it depends on several factors, including the time of year, the location of your home, and any outdoor activities you may take part in.

In terms of a general rule for window washing, many experts recommend cleaning inside windows once every two months (or according to how often you dust) and outside windows four times per year. During the spring or fall months when pollen counts are highest or if your home is located near a heavily trafficked road where dirt accumulates quickly, consider upping the frequency to every six weeks or so.

During rainy seasons—springtime in particular—you might want to wash those same outside windows more frequently as rain can leave streaks that accumulate over time. It’s also important to keep an eye on the level of humidity around your property; if there’s high moisture present then mold could start growing on window frames or sills causing potential health hazards that need to be taken care of immediately using special window cleaners specifically made for that purpose.

Finally don't forget about all those hard-to-reach areas such as skylights, roof edges, and high-up corners – use a pole attachment with a sponge/squeegee combo piece at one end and vacuum attachment at the other end. Doing this will guarantee squeaky-clean results from top to bottom which will extend the life span of both the glass surface itself and its sealant. Huge thank you to Tropical Home And Commercial Services for providing us with this information!

What is the best way to clean windows without streaks?

Cleaning windows without streaks is a tricky task, but it’s definitely possible with the right technique. First and foremost, always start by dusting your window frames and sills before cleaning the glass for best results. If you skip this step, any dirt or debris will be spread around and create smudges during cleaning. Once you have dusted all surfaces of the window frame and sill, move on to the actual task of cleaning the glass. Here are some tips that will help you get perfect streak-free results:

  1. Don’t use too much water – Using an excessive amount of water can cause streaks since it takes longer to dry from a wet surface than a damp one. Instead, dampen your cloth or sponge first with warm water before adding any cleaner (squeeze out any excess liquid). This will ensure that just enough moisture is used for effective cleaning without leaving behind traces once dried.
  1. Choose the right detergent – To avoid leaving residue or creating streaks after drying off your windows, opt for detergents specifically designed for washing windows rather than regular household cleaners such as dish soap or shampoo which may leave residue behind after rinsing off with clean water. Look out for products containing ammonia as they are especially powerful in cutting through grease while ensuring streak free finish after drying off completely.
  1. Contactless squeegee - A contactless squeegee ensures that there is no contact between two different materials such as glass and rubber when wiping down excess moisture from a cleaned surface. This eliminates the chances of creating smears due to static electricity build-up when rubbing different materials against each other. Make sure you rinse off your blade thoroughly after each swipe down across the mentioned area, so no spots remain on the next wipe around the same area afterward leading to potential marking in terms of reduced visibility once dried up.
  1. Use clean cloths - Always change out clothes regularly or at least rinse them out between uses otherwise dirt particles left on the fabric might end up scratching away some portion of the outer layer upon wiping around corners where less elbow grease was used previously take care off said areas potentially resulting in visible markings.

If followed carefully these steps should result in streak-free shine every time!

This valuable information was provided by Madison Window Cleaning!

What makes a window cleaner the "best"?

The "best" window cleaner is determined by several factors, starting with effectiveness. A top-tier window cleaner should be able to cut through dirt, grime, and streaks effortlessly, leaving behind crystal-clear glass. It should be able to handle a variety of surfaces and types of dirt without causing harm to the glass or leaving residue. The best cleaners will also work quickly, reducing the amount of time and effort needed for the task.

In addition to effectiveness, the composition and safety of the cleaner are also important. The best window cleaners are those that are safe both for the user and the environment. This means they should be non-toxic, free from harmful chemicals, and preferably biodegradable. It's also a plus if the cleaner is unscented or has a pleasant scent, as strong chemical smells can make cleaning tasks unpleasant. 

Lastly, ease of use and cost-effectiveness also play a role in determining the "best" window cleaner. This includes factors such as whether the cleaner comes in a convenient spray bottle if it's easy to apply and wipe off, and if a little goes a long way. The cost of the product should also provide good value for the price. In essence, the "best" window cleaner combines great cleaning performance, safety, user-friendliness, and affordability. Big thanks to Flagstaff Window Cleaning for sharing with us this information!

Why should I hire a commercial window cleaner?

Hiring a commercial window cleaner offers several distinct advantages. Firstly, it ensures a professional and high-quality finish. Commercial window cleaners are trained and experienced professionals who understand the best techniques to clean various types of windows efficiently and effectively. They have the right tools and cleaning solutions to remove dirt, grime, and streaks, leaving your windows sparkling clean. This level of cleanliness not only enhances the appearance of your building but also allows more natural light to enter, creating a brighter and more inviting interior environment.

Secondly, hiring a commercial window cleaner can be a safer option, especially for high-rise buildings or windows that are hard to reach. Professional window cleaners are equipped with the necessary safety gear and are trained to work at heights. They also have insurance coverage, which provides an extra layer of protection in case of accidents. 

Finally, hiring a commercial window cleaner can save you time and effort. Cleaning windows, especially on a large scale, can be a time-consuming and labor-intensive task. By outsourcing this task to professionals, you can focus on your core business activities while ensuring that your windows are well-maintained. Plus, regular professional cleaning can prolong the lifespan of your windows by preventing the buildup of harmful substances that can cause damage over time. Special thanks to McCormicks Window Cleaning for providing us with this information!

 

What is included in the window cleaning service?

Our window cleaning service is comprehensive and designed to provide a thorough clean for your windows. This includes both the interior and exterior sides of the windows, ensuring that they are sparkling clean from every angle. We also take care of the window sills and frames, removing dust and grime that can accumulate over time. Our team uses high-quality, eco-friendly cleaning solutions that effectively remove dirt without causing any harm to your windows or the environment.

In addition to cleaning the glass surfaces, our service also includes the cleaning of screens and window tracks. These areas often get overlooked but can collect a significant amount of dust and dirt. We make sure these areas are cleaned properly to ensure the overall cleanliness and functionality of your windows. Moreover, we handle all types of windows, whether they're standard, double-hung, picture windows, or any custom style. Please note that any hard-to-reach windows or those requiring special equipment may be subject to additional charges. Special thanks to our friends at RJ’s Gutter Cleaning for sharing this information with us!

Is it dangerous to clean solar panels myself?

Yes, cleaning solar panels yourself can potentially be dangerous, primarily due to the physical risks involved. The panels are often installed on rooftops, which means climbing up and working at height is necessary for the cleaning process. This carries a risk of falls, especially if the roof is steep or slippery. Moreover, handling water near electrical connections also presents a risk of electric shock if not done carefully.

However, these risks can be mitigated with appropriate safety measures. If you decide to clean your solar panels yourself, make sure to use a ladder safely and have someone to spot you. Wear non-slip shoes, use a long extension tool to avoid reaching or leaning, and never step on the panels as they can be slippery and fragile. Regarding the risk of electrical shock, it's crucial to avoid spraying water near the inverter or electrical components. Always remember, if you're not entirely confident about doing it yourself, it's better to hire professional cleaners who are trained to do this job safely. This information was provided by our friends at Wash Masters. You can visit them at washmasterscleaning.com.

Hear from Our Satisfied Clients

Customer Testimonials

Dalan Faulkner

Desert Vista Cleaner

Dalan Faulkner came to Desert Vista after testing numerous jobs in the construction industry. Originally from Dallas, Texas he brings a hard working attitude that’s hard to find. After working long, late hours with heavy machinery he knew what he didn’t want to do! The calm, fluid silence of window cleaning proved just up his alley. With a strong attention to detail and an incredibly positive attitude he fit right into the small team of David & Carmen. We like to tease Dalan that working for Desert Vista is the most rigorous training process he will ever undergo in the workplace, spending a full year working with David before stepping out on his own solo window cleaning jobs.

Dalan is a kind, trustworthy and reliable leader, and with a shared passion for outdoor activities, especially rock climbing, he fits right in. He is an accomplished climber and talented athlete, allowing him to push right through our hard work days. His humble and honest attitude would never give up his incredible skills out climbing. We have been proud of his dedication and hard work at Desert Vista!

Stevie Gallardo

Desert Vista Cleaner

He is the newest member of our team.  Also originally from Dallas, Texas and a long time friend of Dalan, Stevie fled the Lonestar state in search of world class rock climbing.  A hard working young man Stevie joined Desert Vista Holiday Lights and proved himself to be just the type of person we want to spend too much time with!  Polite, kind and courteous, we knew right away that Stevie would be an excellent member of our team.  In this profession, where we find ourselves inside hundreds of homes we demand the highest level of respect and trust, from the beginning it was clear that Stevie is exactly who we want working with us. 

Carmen Allfrey

Desert Vista Manager

As phones rang and taxes were due Carmen quickly saw ways that she could help David improve Desert Vista.  First managing the phones, but with no stopping her involvement from there, she has stepped into being an integral part of our small business.  Carmen splits her time between a career of her own as a Speech and Language Pathologist and helping with Desert Vista Window Washing, Desert Vista Holiday lights and Las Vegas Wedding Lights and being a mom!  We do tend to keep full plates around here!  Married to David since 2018 but together since 2007, Carmen and David have worked hard for both a healthy family relationship and also a successful business partnership.