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We had two window washers working today at the Double Tree by Hilton in Billings.  They were NOT dressed as spider man, but I thought what a great idea.  I work on the top floor (23rd) so I saw them setting up their anchoring equipment, putting on their harnesses and hooking up to the rope and going over.  If that's not enough to freak you out how would you like to be at your office window on say the 18th floor and all of the sudden you see "spider man" hanging outside your window!  As I've gotten older, I find this kind of height a bit nerve racking.  Anyone who does this kind of work must like the thrill of heights and probably makes some good money.  I hope they have good life insurance too!  I looked up what the average skyscraper window washer makes.  40k to 60k a year.  That's it?  You want me to dangle 20+ stories above the asphalt on a rope and wooden seat, with a 5 gallon bucket and squeegee.  I don't think so!  I'd rather lean on a shovel and dig a hole.  Oh, and one quick hint if the window washer is coming down your building, don't yell through the glass, "YOU MISSED A SPOT"