Our Top Tips for Keeping Your Windows Clean

With this article, we wanted to answer one of the most common questions we get from our clients – “after you have installed our new windows, how do we keep our windows clean?” That’s why we have written this article we wanted to share with you our expert tips for keeping your windows clean. 

There are a number of reasons that window cleaning is important. Firstly, clean windows are more aesthetically pleasing (for those inside and out.) Further, if you regularly clean and maintain your window, you will find that they last longer and work more effectively. They will be easier to open and close.  

With this article, we’ll share with you our top tips. We’ll tell you the best ways to keep your windows clean – from the products and tools you’ll need to how often you will need to clean them.

The Tools You Need for Keeping Your Windows Clean

Keeping your windows clean is a simple job if it is done right. The easiest way to make sure you do the job right is to make sure you have the right tools. The important thing is to remember that you want to ensure you give your windows a thorough but gentle wash – this is important to make sure you don’t damage your windows and potentially void any warranties. You to create a solution of warm water and dishwashing detergent, and then clean your window with a soft cloth or sponge. Whatever you do, don’t use any abrasive cleaning materials. 

What’s The Optimal Cleaning Frequency for Keeping Your Windows Clean

Keeping your windows clean can be different depending on where you are located. If you live in a coastal area, you will need to clean your windows more often – it could be as often as once every 3 months. If you live in a no coastal area, you may be able to keep your windows clean with a once per year clean. 

How to Keep Your Windowsills, and Window Tracks Clean

You need to make sure that you are cleaning your window sills and window tracks as part of your regular cleaning. Windowsills are a major source of dust, and well-maintained window tracks ensure that your windows work most effectively (and for as long as possible.) Before using warm water and cloth to clean your windows, you should try to remove any excess dust with a dry cloth. It may also be possible to remove excess dust with your vacuum cleaner. 

Why You Need to Maintain Your Window Frames

Again, the proper cleaning and maintenance of your window frames are important. If not cared for properly, then they can become damaged or warped. If needed, you may want to add a soft-bristled brush to your tools to remove any stubborn grime. 

How to Look After Your Glass and Fly Wire Screens

To be honest, a streak-free clean is fairly simple. You need to grab a soft cloth and some glass cleaner. The best way to avoid streaks is to clean from top to button.

To effectively clean your flywire screens, we recommend removing them and giving them a gentle spray with the hose, followed by scrubbing them with a soft-bristled brush to remove any dirt and debris.

If you think it’s time to upgrade your windows and want to look at some new options in your home or as part of a renovation, please don’t hesitate to get in touch for a no-obligation discussion.

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