Since the original PowerUP was released in 2014, many thousands of powered hose reels have been sold in the UK and across Europe. Over time, A powered hose reel has gone from a costly luxury to a time-saving necessity and whilst the design has changed somewhat since the original, the core values behind the PowerUP Reels remains the same. These are:
Tasks such as reeling in hose provide no benefit or value as far as your customer is concerned, but can take up a significant portion of your day. Some residential Window Cleaners report spending up to an hour a day dealing with hoses, and this doesn’t need to be the case.
Saving an hour a day can give you that much needed extra time to canvass for new work, expand your business or simply have you home earlier to see your family.
When considering ways to improve your profitability as a Window Cleaner, cutting down time spent on unnecessary manual labour is a good place to start.
Reduce fatigue & Injury
As a Window Cleaner, your longevity in the business is directly linked with how you look after your body.
Since the introduction of water fed equipment there has been great developments in the design and production of this equipment, meaning the poles, brush heads & filtration systems you find today are a great deal improved from the originals.
The use of super rigid and lightweight Carbon Fibre in water fed poles has helped reduce the strain on a Window Cleaners musculature around the shoulder, neck & back. That said, whilst there have been great leaps in some areas, other areas remain largely unchanged.
Hose reels are one of those areas. Over a number of years, the strain of winding in 100m of hose multiple times a day can take its toll, and it is tasks such as this that can contribute to fatigue and repetitive strain injuries.
When considering ways to reduce the wear and tear on your body, cutting down time spent on unnecessary manual labour is a good place to start.