House cleaning is a daily routine that many housewives are used to and this includes window cleaning. As easy as it may sound, cleaning your windows requires good cleaning skills so that you can get better results every time you clean them.
So why is window cleaning needed? The answers are quite simple; one is to get a better view, another is for heat efficiency, and if you want, you can even become a professional window cleaner and earn income.
Over time, your glass window can be permeated of certain contaminants like hard minerals, oxidation, sea spray, oxidation, and overspray. Once your window is covered with dust and debris, the sediments can block the natural sunlight. But if you always make it a point to clean your windows, you can easily prevent degradation.
To clean your window screens, you can use hand-held vacuum. This gadget can easily remove all the dirt contained on the window tracks and frames.
When cleaning your glass window, wash panes from left and then to the right (outside portion) and for the inside, wash it from top to the bottom.
Make sure that you clean the top most window and work your way down to avoid drips or streaks.
You can use your old newspapers by scrunching them up although it can turn your hands into a dirty black color. Other people use cotton rags, cloth diaper, coffee filter, or percale pillowcase to clean their glass windows. What’s good about these items is that you can also use them to clean your mirrors.
The inside corners of your window should also be cleaned; use a toothbrush with soft bristles to clean it.
Your windowsills often have spot problems. If this is the case, you can use a mixture of water and rubbing alcohol to clean the spots; just use a cloth and then dip it to the mixture.
For your outdoor windowsills, you can apply clear floor wax or paste wax to protect it from moisture and dirt.
Your window screens also should be kept clean. Simply lay the window screen over a fence or wall and rinse it using a hose. The dirt can be removed easily. Mix water and dish detergent and use this solution to scrub the remaining dirt off the window screen. Use a brush for this task.