Just like crystal, windows are supposed to sparkle. Keep the windows in your apartment home clean and streak-free with these easy tips.
You might think hot, sunny days are best for washing. But actually glaring sun keeps you from seeing well enough to do a good job. Also, the heat makes window cleaning solution evaporate faster than you can wipe it off, which leaves streaks. To ensure that the windows are the right temperature, touch the glass, if it’s hot to the touch, wait for a cooler day.
Just like the automatic car wash rinses your car before spraying on the soap. Use the same idea on your windows sills to loosen the dust and debris before washing them. Pull back the curtains and vacuum the interior side of the windows. Now you are ready to clean them.
Paper towels leave behind lint, so they aren’t ideal for drying glass. Instead, use a lint-free options: clean coffee filters, crumpled news print, or a microfiber towel. Some people swear by small squeegees, but like windshield wipers, their rubber blades need to be kept sharp and nick-free to get the best results.