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A-1 Parola Window Blind & Gutter Cleaning

1419 Courtyard Dr
San Jose, CA 95118 408-723-0805

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I've never hired professional window cleaners before so I can't really... - Sep 07, 2021

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Smart Window Cleaning

55 Galli Dr #B
Novato, CA 94949 415-382-0999

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They have a minimum charge for SF so we get 1 or more neighbors to get windows... - Mar 29, 2021

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Excellent Window & Carpet Cleaning

2171 E Francisco Blvd #E
San Rafael, CA 94901 415-821-9039

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The windows are so clean that they looked like there was no glass in them.... - Jul 11, 2021

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Just Windows

2680 Pacer Ln
San Jose, CA 95111 408-229-6080

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We have used this company several times. The staff always does a superior job.... - Apr 24, 2020

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Windowsmith Window Cleaning

1130 Burnett Ave #O
Concord, CA 94520 925-674-8484

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Great service. The window washers come in and first introduce themselves and... - Mar 23, 2021

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A-1 The Clear Choice

2220 Sacramento St
Berkeley, CA 94702 510-914-5214

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Alberto washed all windows, inside and out, on a 3-story house, including skylights.... - Aug 24, 2021

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Arrasmith Window Cleaning

194 Algiers Cir
Pacheco, CA 94553 925-279-2299

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Good work but some communication issues with non-English speaking workers. - Oct 08, 2018

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LightStream Home Services

1432 Kearney St
El Cerrito, CA 94530 510-620-0802

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I have a home with many windows and a sun room which is a challenge to clean.... - Sep 12, 2019

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American Window Cleaning

4000 Pimlico Dr #114-172
Pleasanton, CA 94588 925-820-6880

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Worthy of repeat business year after year, based upon excellent, friendly service... - Aug 20, 2021

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Cardoso Window Cleaning

1477 De Rose Way #139
San Jose, CA 95126 408-455-2461

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Always neat, punctual, and totally trustworthy. My windows shine when they... - Oct 30, 2020

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AWC-Airduct & Window Cleaning

PO Box 327
Millbrae, CA 94030 650-583-0420

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A wonderful family run business that stands behind their work and promises. - Jan 16, 2021

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Woolery Window Washing

915 Honora Ave
Concord, CA 94518 925-935-2119

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I was quite impressed with Tom Woolery's work. He carefully worked around... - Aug 11, 2021

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TheWindowWasher.com

4000 Pimlico Dr #114-137
Pleasanton, CA 94588 925-371-5660

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A Window Man

PO Box 70292
Sunnyvale, CA 94086 408-739-5045

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Not certain that this is the right "window man". - Sep 20, 2018

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B & B Window Washing

PO Box 2344
Orangevale, CA 95662 510-644-1415

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Crew didn't clean windows properly. They only wiped down the glass windows,... - Sep 20, 2020

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Careful Clean

1914 Spring St
Redwood City, CA 94063 650-216-9922

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We had several roofing companies that were unwilling to get on the roof due... - Feb 11, 2021

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Enlightened Views

816 American St
San Carlos, CA 94070 650-964-4342

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Only problem is that this company is so good it is hard to find an opening... - Sep 05, 2017

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V & G Window & House Cleaning Service

50 Woodside Plz #539
Redwood City, CA 94061 650-366-4734

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Some supervision required in order to get a quality result. - Nov 11, 2011

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Absolutely Clear Window Cleaning

414 San Paulo Way
Novato, CA 94949 415-883-7660

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Best performance by far in many years of other window washers! - Mar 28, 2021

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Atlas Window & Carpet Cleaning

118 Auburn St
San Rafael, CA 94901 415-256-8321

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