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It’s no secret: no one likes to clean their windows, especially the outside of your windows. But there are some ways to make this chore easier – and faster – than ever.
We’re here with some tips on cleaning exterior windows, even if they’re unreachable because of their height or surrounding plants and shrubs.
The easiest way to clean the outside of your windows is by opening them inward. Many double-hung windows open inward for easy cleaning.
If you’re not sure if your windows tilt inward, look at the top of the bottom sash. If your windows tilt open, you’ll see tabs on either side of the top of the frame. Simply unlock your window, push those tabs in, and gently tilt the sash inward.
On Window World double hung windows, the top and bottom sashes tilt inward for easy cleaning. If you have Window World double hung windows, you can tilt the bottom sash inward by following the instructions above. To open the top sash, pull it halfway down and push the tabs on top of the frame in. Gently tilt it open and rest it on the sill. You can see a demonstration in the video below:
Once it’s open, you can use a paper towel or soft microfiber cloth and window cleaner to wash them. Clean around the outside of the frame, and then push the sash back into place. Make sure you hear it click so you know it’s secure!
If your windows don’t tilt open inward, cleaning them is still pretty straightforward, it just requires a little more elbow grease.
For windows on the first story of your Muscle Shoals home, follow these steps to clean them:
For windows that are inaccessible, such as windows on the second story or windows that have shrubs or plants in front of them, follow these steps:
Your window screens are exposed to all of the elements, so it’s important to give them a thorough cleaning now and then! Here’s how to do it:
Our double hung windows make cleaning your windows easier than ever. With easy-to-operate sashes that tilt inward, getting crystal clear windows is a snap. To learn more, schedule your free quote today!