How to Clean Windows: Your 6-Step Guide

by | Mar 12, 2024 | Cleaning Services, House Cleaning

Window de-gunking is a domestic duty that gets the short straw all too often, but trust me, it’s got a hard-hitting purpose! Rain, dust, pollen and Fido play a role in turning your windows into murals of muck. Fear no more, this blog serves as your magical maestro leading you in a six-act symphony called “Windows – The Sparkling Redemption”.

Why Exercise Your Inner Window Warrior?

Windows are the soul of your house. Above the mundane matters of house beautification, cleansing windows has a couple of sneak benefits:

They maintain their zest, freshness, and add cheer to the overall curb appeal of the house.

Regular scrub-downs act as a shield protecting our window-heroes from the onslaught of time and weather.

A clean window panel improves the efficiency of your HVAC ( heating, ventilation, and air conditioning), by regulating the sunlight’s entrance. Greetings to a cozy winter and a cool summer!

Let’s get to the fore of the show, cleaning the windows!

The Indoor Window Tango

For optimal results in sprucing up your windows:

Bid goodbye to any screens or storm windows playing peek-a-boo.

Convey out the industrial vacuum and brush away the accumulated dirt and stray particles.

Treat the window frame with mild soap water-spa, let it soak in the goodness.

 Rinse out with cold, plain water and pat dry.

Not ignoring our two-story and three-story high windows, leverage the crevice tool and vacuum away hidden dirt remnants. Wipe down the path of the window with a damp cloth. Wash the surface if the dirt is too stubborn to move, rinse and dry before popping the windows back.

Mighty Outdoor Window Wipe

Claim victory over the outdoor windows by:

Rinsing them with a garden hose.

Play detailer to your window frames and glass using a soft brush or sponge drowned in a mild soap water bath.

Give it a thorough rinse and towel dry.

Stubborn stains? Don’t worry. Vinegar + water combo to our rescue; Just scrub off the mighty muck.

Transcending To Windows – The Clean Sweep!

Knowing the why’s and the how’s, let’s follow the yellow brick road to clean, glistening windows – step by step:

Step One: Adventure Prep

Here’s your basic artillery: a pail, a sponge or an old rag, multitalented window cleanser, and a ladder for those occasional giant opponents!

Step Two: Fill ‘er up
Next, fill your bucket up. Your choice: dip your toe in warm water or take the cold plunge!

Step Three: Plus One to Water
Cap in that window cleaner to the water. Refer to the instruction manual to avoid overdose.

Step Four: Dip, Dip and Squeeze!

Sink your sponge or rag in the now-cleaner-infused water. Squeeze out excess water. Avoid the drippy, soggy mess!

Step Five: Windows Await
Start from the top and work your way down. Rinse your sponge timely to avoid the dirt from returning to the panes.

Step Six: Drying the Canvas
Last lap, pat dry your windows with a microfiber cloth. Hello, sparkling windows!

Related: How to Clean Windows and Window Screens

Bonus Tip:
For an extraordinary dirt surrender ceremony, call out vinegar water mix to your service. Wash and dry for a triumphant finish.

Voila! You have your six-pronged plan of action to conquer your windows! With a new sense of purpose and newfound know-how, you’re all set to launch into your window cleaning marathon. Let’s hoist up and sweep those windows to shimmering glory, one pane at a time! The best part – it’s all DIY.

Believe in your squeegee and let’s get squeaky clean. So, hold those sponges high, summon your inner genie, and chant “Abracadabra – bring me crystal clear windows!”

Let us wow you with our phenomenal maid services, and relax while we take care of your home, all while knowing you are helping a wonderful cause.

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