Bucket Buddy and Hog HandleWritten by Michael Draper
This month we are featuring a window cleaner who like many before him has turned inventor out of necessity of solving problems. There are many inventors who have come from our industry and Derek Blackburn is the newest. His two newest inventions include the Bucket Buddy and the Hog Handle.
First the Bucket Buddy. The problem is two-fold. First in the summer months many window cleaner’s hands become very dry and even cracked due to the constant dipping of hands into a bucket of water. Second, in the winter the wetting of the mop freezes the hands. The Bucket Buddy helps with both of these issues. It easily attaches to the bucket so that when needed you simply dip your mop and then run the Bucket Buddy over the mop keeping hands fairly dry. Pretty simple but a solution to two problems, nonetheless.
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