The Secret to Well-Maintained Windows

House WindowWhen it comes to home maintenance, regular window cleaning should be one of your priorities. Otherwise, your windows can become spotted and unattractive.

To maintain your windows usefulness for years to come, here are some maintenance tips you should remember:

Frame Cleaning

Keeping glass windows clean means more than just wiping the surface. You also need to vacuum the dirt from the sill and track areas. Cleaning the frames with a mixture of mild soap and water is also a great idea. Just make sure you don’t use abrasive or caustic cleaners to avoid causing damage to the frame finish. Rinse the soap with water and wipe the area dry.

Glass Care

As with cleaning the frames, only use mild soap when washing the glass to avoid scratching the surface. You should also avoid using abrasive pad. After rinsing with clear water, wipe it dry with a soft cloth. You can clean the screen by washing it on a flat, clean surface with a soft brush. Rinse, wipe it dry, and reinstall.

Window Replacement

If you notice any damage to your window, be sure to replace it immediately before it breaks and cause harm to anyone in your household. When you do replace the windows, you may want to think about using other types of material to use. Some of the most common choices these days include vinyl and wood. For a cost-effective and energy-efficient option, you may also try using fiberglass replacement windows.

Finally, to make your windows close and open easily, lubricate the tracks and rollers occasionally in line with the manufacturer’s instructions. You should also check the weather stripping around the panels to see if it seals evenly. On sliding doors windows, always keep the track area free of any debris. You may also want to check if the locks are working properly.