In the land of the skyscrapers, there are a lot of windows. And someone has to clean them up.

One of New Yorks dedicated window cleaners is Brent Weingard who has been washing and cleaning windows for 35 years. Besides for falling himself, his biggest fear is dropping one of his tools and hurting someone on the street. 

Even though Brent is passionate that he and his cohorts are window ‘cleaners’–not ‘washers’–The New York Times covered Brent in this piece, titled What It’s Like to Be a Window Washer in New York City.