We all love to maintain a spotless home. One of the things you should pay attention to is windows. They tend to become very dirty especially if you’re living in a high pollution urban environment or if you’re located near the sea. You will need to clean your windows more frequently if the environment you live in is not very clean.
You will be able to keep windows that look perfect and last for a long time if you keep them well maintained. This means you won’t have to spend a lot on window repair either. A window washing squeegee will be soft and it has a rubber edge. You can use this to clean the window. People tend to use newspaper to clean windows as well. You shouldn’t wash your windows when they are in direct sunlight or when they are hot because the glass tends to dry off quickly which will give rise to visible streaks on the surface.
You will be better off washing your windows on a cloudy day or during the evening where there is diffused sunlight. It is not just your windows that you need to clean; you will have to keep its general vicinity clean as well. You can use antiseptic spray on your window blinds to make sure they are free of dust. If you notice any mildew on your window frames, you can use a combination of bleach and detergent solution to get rid of them. It’s mostly your exterior windows that will need a higher level of maintenance as they are exposed to the element all day every day.
Window sills tend to collect dirt and grime a lot so you can apply a layer of clear wax on the window sills for extra protection. This will help you wipe them off easily and get rid of the dirt. If you run into any problems during the cleaning of your windows, you will have to call a professional on glass repair. If you notice your windows getting dirty very fast, you can try changing the filters in your air conditioner. The filters will help to trap the dirt and grime in your house that will keep the grime away from your windows. It will also prolong the lifespan of your home electrical appliances. In houses where there is a lot of smoking, a nicotine film sometimes forms on the surface of the windows. You can remove these stains by washing the surface with an ammonia solution. You can always look for help online about cleaning windows if you’re unsure of how to remove dirt.