Jayce DempseyMt. Squeegee keeps it clean posted on 04/01/2019
Jayce and Teal Dempsey knew they wanted to build their
window and roof cleaning business with a focus on providing service to the
local community when they moved their family to Brightwood in 2018.
Jayce’s grandfather was from Sandy and had formerly served
as sheriff in the community for more than ten years, so the move to the Mount
Hood region from Michigan felt like a homecoming to the young couple.
Their family business, Mt. Squeegee, was started in the
summer of 2018 and is a fully licensed, insured and bonded cleaning company
that offers a variety of window and home exterior cleaning services.
“We’re going to be here in ten years when our kids graduate.
We’re trying to build long-term relationships,” Jayce said. “Our base is Boring
to Timberline Lodge.”
The couple built their business plan with their family in
mind and don’t intend to expand to a fleet of trucks.
“We like being a smaller company,” Dempsey said.
Mt. Squeegee provides window cleaning, gutter cleaning and
moss removal services with a focus on transparency and accountability to their
They offer before-and-after photography for gutter cleaning services
to provide proof the job was properly completed.
Copies of the company’s insurance are provided to all
customers and Dempsey utilizes “soft washing,” a detergent-based moss removal
system to avoid damaging property or voiding roof or siding warranties. Harness
and fall protection systems are used to assure safe work practices.
“We try to eliminate any uncomfortable element for
customers,” Dempsey said. “We pride ourselves for being an established, insured
business… not an uninsured, doing it on the weekend operation.”
Dempsey offers free estimates with on-the-spot quotes. The
business focuses on residential properties but also offers services for
“I know we’re not the most experienced but feel we’re the
most passionate. We really care about what we do,” said Dempsey about the ethos
of the young company.
Jayce Dempsey and Mt. Squeegee can be reached by phone at
503-407-4549 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
By Benjamin Simpson/MT