[hackerspaces] Clever Solutions for Cleaning External Sash Windows

Sector67 Team team at sector67.org
Tue Mar 23 20:03:22 CET 2021

One of these might not be the worst idea:
window glass is usually a twin wall though so it might not be strong enough.


On Thu, Mar 18, 2021 at 12:06 PM Alfie Pates <alfie at alfiepates.me> wrote:

> *TL;DR: What non-fall-arrest-requring ways would you suggest cleaning the
> exterior of the fixed half of a sash window?*
> Hi folks,
> I've finally outgrown the flat opp. Summerhall, so I'm moving! This means
> I need need to tackle the elephant that is clean my windows.
> In normal non-*gestures at the whole situation* times, I'd probably just
> harness up and borrow the appropriate temporary fall arrest gear from work
> - perhaps buy my upstairs neighbors a case of beer in return for letting me
> put a pair of parapet clamp anchors on their window sill, or a doorjamb
> anchor, or something similar.
> However - there is a pandemic on and it's been a year since I've done
> *any* work at height, let alone actually doing any complex ropework, so I
> turn to the ehlab-and-adjacent hivemind - how would you attack this
> problem?
> Cheers,
> A
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