About Us

From day one we have loved serving our clients.  The company was starting by Don Liimatainen between his 2nd and 3rd of college.   Since the beginning we have seen a lot of changes and growth.  


Here's a short list of things that have happened:


2007- Ablaze Custom Cleaning started operations


2008- Won Top-20 business in the US run by a college student


2009- Won The Micro-Entrepreneur of the year from Labovitz School of Business(UMD) 


2011- Named MN's Kindest Window Cleaners by our clients


We have 10 core beliefs that we inject from the top down they are: (We admire Zappos and used their approach to customer service to put together this list)

  1. Serve the Lord Through Service 
  2. Embrace and Drive Change
  3. Create Fun
  4. Be Adventurous, Creative, and Open-Minded
  5. Pursue Growth and Learning 
  6. Build Open and Honest Relationships
  7. Build a Positive Team and Family Spirit 
  8. Do More With Less
  9. Be Passionate and Determined 
  10. Be Humble 


My Almater FDLTCC in Cloquet, MN featured me on their website for business success stories.  


You can view the page at: http://fdltcc.edu/academics/degree-and-certificate-programs/degree-programs/business/