Imagine this: You’ve cleaned your entire house for the upcoming festive seasons. It looks clean and beautiful. Everything from cambria countertops to your sofa looks perfect, or so you think. Until you reach the window and see it has all the spots of the world on it.

It can be very difficult to clean a window. The intricate positioning and structuring make it challenging to clean the windows. Even window repairing is tricky and cannot be done independently. That is why most homes have some sort of faulty or unclean window.

If a broken window is kept like that for a long time or has not been cleaned regularly, the damages caused to it will become irreparable. That is why you should fix or clean a window as soon as possible. Otherwise, it will also cost you a lot more.

So, now that you know the consequences of a bad window, make sure that you check up on it regularly. This way, you can deal with a problem as soon as it sets in.

The faster you respond to this situation, the easier it would be for you to get the problem fixed. So don’t let an unclean window dull your room’s vibe. But if you have tried very hard and still find your window unclean , don’t worry. We are here to share five window cleaning tips with you that will make you a pro at the task.

Weekly cleaning: Once the dust starts settling in on the grills and corners, it gets tough to clean it. That is why don’t wait too long to clean your window. Arrange a weekly cleaning schedule and stick to it.

Weekly dusting also helps improve the overall energy of your room as well. If you let the dirt settle, you might even have to get professionals to clean your window panes.

Use the right chemicals: Sometimes, settled dirt needs more than just dry cleaning. You need to have the right chemicals that will help with removing strongly settled dirt on the grills and corners. But what are the right chemicals, one may ask?

It depends on what your window is made of. Glass windows are especially hard to clean. You cannot even clean them with all your strength because they are fragile to some extent. Glass stains are also extremely hard to clean. Vinegar and water is a wonderful home-based solution that helps clean the tough stains.

Watermarks left behind on the glass make it look very ugly. So clean it with some glass-friendly chemicals that will give it a nice shiny look and make your house look new.

Choose the correct mopping device: Windows has many complicated corners, and a regular mopping cloth is not enough for deep cleaning. That is why make sure that you have the right mopping device – something that bends the right way.

A flexible mopping device will reach the intricate corners and bring out the settled dust. You also must change this cloth once every few months. The material of this cloth should also be compatible with your window as otherwise, it could leave stains. A sponge is the best thing in this case.

Replacement: If you see that your window is beyond cleaning, it might be time for you to replace it. Sometimes, the windows bear so much stain over the years that it gets difficult to clean at times. So the best alternative should be to find a replacement unless you are planning to cover the space with michael framing.

A new window will change the overall look of your house. A window glass replacement once in a while is all you need.

Use the proper technique: Using the correct technique to clean a window is very important. It makes all the difference in the world. But what is the right way to clean the window?

First, start from the topmost corner and drag the mop vertically—complete one side and then go ahead to the other areas. You must start from the top because the dripping water will stain the areas below. Once you are done cleaning vertically, move ahead and start wiping it horizontally.

This will make sure that no stains of water drops are left on the glass.

Emma Chen

Emma Chen holds a degree in Public Health from the University of Washington and has dedicated 13 years to promoting healthy and sustainable cleaning practices. Since joining us as a freelancer in 2020, Emma has shared her expertise in non-toxic cleaning solutions, indoor air quality, and allergen reduction. Her experience includes working in community health programs and as a health educator, which shows in her writing. Emma is a yoga instructor in her free time and participates in community clean-up drives.

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