5 Tips for Maintaining Your Home’s Vinyl Replacement Windows

Pleasanton, CA replacement windowsDid you have vinyl Fremont, CA replacement windows installed in your home recently, or are you thinking about installing them sometime soon? If so, you’re going to love how easy it is to maintain them. Vinyl windows are, for the most part, about as maintenance-free as it gets when it comes to windows. But there are a few things you should do to make your vinyl windows shine at all times. Here are 5 tips for maintaining your home’s new vinyl replacement windows.

Dust your vinyl windows off every week or so.

Over the course of time, dust is going to gather on your vinyl window frames. It can make your window replacement Fremont, CA look unsightly. Fortunately, it’s easy to remove that dust from them. All you need to do is wipe them down with a microfiber cloth to make the dust go away. You should get into the habit of doing it about once every week.

Use a mild soap solution to clean vinyl window frames.

While wiping your vinyl window frames down with a microfiber cloth should keep them clean for the most part, there may come a time when you need to use something a little bit stronger. Once dust and dirt have had a chance to build up, it can be hard to remove them with a dry cloth. Create a mild soap solution using dish soap and water and use it to wipe your windows down with a sponge. It should lift any dirt and dust from your vinyl windows without a problem.

Vacuum out the tracks for vinyl windows to keep them free from debris.

If you keep your vinyl windows open a lot, dirt, dust, and other debris can get into the tracks and make it hard to open and close your windows. So it’s a good idea to vacuum out the tracks from time to time to stop this from happening.

Wash the glass in your vinyl windows.

Outside of making an effort to maintain your vinyl window frames and the tracks in your windows, you should also provide the glass in your windows with some TLC. There are lots of window glass cleaners out there that will do the trick. But you can also use a simple solution that includes white vinegar and water to get the job done. Just make sure you don’t wash the glass in your vinyl windows on a sunny day. It could leave streaks behind.

Spray the exterior of your vinyl windows with a hose periodically.

You really don’t have to do anything to maintain the outside of your vinyl windows. Every time it rains, the rainwater will wash your vinyl windows and get them clean. But if you have a few weeks where it doesn’t rain and your windows don’t look their best, you can spray them down with a hose to change that. It’ll bring the outside of your vinyl windows back to life.

R&M Quality Windows & Doors can provide you with a large selection of vinyl windows if you decide that’s what you want for your home. We can also send window installers in Fremont, CA to your home to install them for you and you don’t be bother about their types of window installation, they’re expert. Give us a call at (510) 796-0100 today to set up a window consultation or come down to 5588 Central Ave #A, Newark, CA 94560 to see what we have in our window inventory at the moment.