How to Clean Your Windows – The Right Way

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Window Cleaning Tips That You Should Follow

Window cleaning is a tedious task that takes a lot of time. From the preparation to the actual cleaning process, it can take hours. However, there are some hacks and tips that will help you save time and energy.

Window cleaning is best done in the morning or in the evening when there is less sunlight coming into your home. You can also use a squeegee to clean your windows more efficiently.

The most important thing about window cleaning is to have a good ladder and always make sure you are safe while doing it.

Why You Should Take Care of Your Windows Today

Windows are the largest part of a building’s envelope. They help to regulate the indoor climate, protect against noise and dust, and provide security. Windows also make your home or office more attractive by bringing in natural light.

Windows are often neglected when it comes to maintenance. This can lead to significant problems in the future such as water leakage, condensation, mold growth and rotting frames.

We should take care of our windows today because they have a lot of benefits for our health and wellbeing as well as for our buildings.

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The 4 Steps to Properly Cleaning Your Windows

A clean window is a beautiful thing. But that doesn’t mean it’s easy to get them that way. There are many ways to clean windows, and the best way will depend on what type of windows you have and how dirty they are.

The first step in cleaning your windows is figuring out what type of window cleaner you need. There are two main types: ammonia-based cleaners or non-ammonia cleaners. Ammonia-based cleaners are harsher on the environment, but they’re also more effective at removing dirt and grime from your windows. Non-ammonia cleaners are safer for the environment but not as effective at removing dirt and grime from your windows.

After you know what type of window cleaner you need, the second step is to understand how to use it. There are a few ways to apply window cleaner, and they’re all effective but in different ways. If your windows are really dirty, then using a squeegee or microfiber cloth is probably the best option. Spraying your window and wiping with a cloth will help to remove dirt, dust, and grime from your windows.

The third step is to first clean the dry surfaces. This way you can remove any dirt, cobwebs, or other debris without having to soak it beforehand. Spray your window and start wiping it down in circular motions.

If you also have a squeegee, use it by first wetting it. Then starting in an upper corner on the window, slowly & evenly drag the squeegee down to the bottom and wipe it with a microfiber cloth. Rinse & repeat until you’ve finished your whole window.

Conclusion

Start Cleaning Your Windows Today! Just like eyes are the windows to the soul, windows are the eyes into your house, office, or building. Make sure not to ignore them, and instead, try and regularly clean them not only for the aesthetics but also for you & your client’s overall wellbeing. After all, collecting dust is gross, but being somewhere with old mucky windows is grosser.

  1. Figure out your preferred cleaning agent.
  2. Decide on your cleaning equipment (squeegee, cloth, etc.)
  3. Dust and clean off surfaces while they are still dry to get rid of the big junk in the way.
  4. If using a squeegee, start from the top of the window and slide it all the way down, line by line, until you finish the whole window. Rinse & repeat the process until you’re done with all the windows in your home, office, or facility.

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