The flowers, the warmth – not many things are better than looking out your wood windows on a sunny, warm day in Washington DC. And with a bit of spring-cleaning, those windows will shimmer, giving you great views and the great feeling of a clean home.
Whether they are wood windows or another material, no one wants streaky windows or dust bunnies around their windowsills. Keep in mind a couple cleaning tips when you begin your spring-cleaning:
- While it seems better to clean
with the sun out, the sun can actually dry the cleaning solution
before the glass is correctly cleaned, so utilize that cloudy day to get your cleaning
- Receiving the best results means cleaning both the inside
and outside of your wood windows. It’s well worth the time when you see the
- Always clean from the top when washing your windows.
Doing so makes
sure the excess drips don’t head to the part of your wood windows that
hasn’t been cleaned yet.
- Use an old towel or paper towel and put it at
the bottom of the window to collect any drips to keep them from
puddling on the frames.
- Once you have cleaned your windows, ensure you dry
the windowsills with a cloth. If any drips made their way through,
it will help shield the frame and finish of your wood
No matter if they are replacement
windows or windows original to your home, windows need some TLC. Whether it’s a simple damp cloth or touching up scratches, the staff at Pella Windows and Doors can help show proper care techniques for whatever line of Pella® windows you may have. Stop by the showroom in Washington DC today and check out which products are ideal for your windows. And who knows, you may learn a new cleaning method while you’re at it.