Once you see your beautiful new replacement windows in Honolulu, HI installed onto your home, you want them to look as nice as they do later on as they did the day they were installed. While new windows (especially if you chose vinyl!) don’t take a lot of maintenance, you will want to make sure they are clean on occasion so you can ensure they look as good as new for as long as possible.
Unfortunately, part of owning a home means you have to maintain it and one of the biggest items of maintenance a homeowner has to do on a regular basis is cleaning. As you think about what you do on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis, add your window cleaning onto the list at a regular interval.
You’ll notice the window glass needing cleaning more frequently if you have children or [pets. The little hand and nose prints on the glass can be cute, but you also want to be able to see out. Even if you don’t have kids or pets, glass gets dusty and dirty. Wiping it down with a window cleaner and paper towel or even newspaper for less streaks is a good idea.
If you got vinyl replacement windows, there’s not much you have to do to keep them clean. When you are outside working in the garden spray the windows down with the hose or wipe them off with a damp cloth. You want them to be the color they were meant to be and when they are free of dirt and grim, they’ll look much better from the curb.
The windows that have screens on them can start to look dirty just because of the dust and dirt that gets caught in the screens. Consider removing those every other month or so and spraying them down outside so they are fresh and clean once again. It helps you with the view outside your home, too.
Double hung windows are handy because you can clean the outside of the glass from inside the house. That especially comes in helpful on the second floors. IF you don’t have double hung windows, you might have to clean the glass from the outside. If that means getting on a ladder or is dangerous for you to do in any way, there are companies you can hire to come do that for you at a low price.
If you want to keep your replacement windows in Honolulu, HI looking as new as possible for as long as possible, cleaning them is key. Contact the professionals at Discount Windows & Doors if you need tips on how you can keep your windows clean. When we install your new windows, we can go over the cleaning options with you to help you get started on the right path. Call us at (808) 673-6656 to ask about new windows or, once they’re installed, to get cleaning tips. You can also visit us in person at 45-564 Kamehameha Hwy, Unit A1, Kaneohe, HU 96744.