Regardless of whether you have old or newly installed windows in your home, there are a number of simple maintenance tips that you can carry out by yourself to make sure your windows and doors keep their great appearance as well as their functionality throughout their lifetime. Indeed, for some of the more complicated maintenance tasks for your windows and doors in your home, you should hire a professional company which can assist you in repairing or replacing any problem windows. However, you can carry out a number of simple tasks to help keep your windows looking great, as well as extend their life expectancy.
One of the simplest tips that you can follow to keep your windows in Pinner looking as great as they were the day they were installed, is to keep them regularly cleaned. Indeed, windows of all shapes and sizes generally collect dirt, dust or debris along the window sills which can all be easily cleaned using a vacuum cleaner, or you could use a cloth or sponge with a bucket of warm soapy water. In addition, you should wash the window glass as well as the frame with a sponge and a bucket of warm soapy water.Finally, you should try to brush the windows and then give them a wipe down to make sure they come out shiny and clean.
Dry your Windows
One of the most common problems with the doors and windows in a home is that they can attract condensation, especially given the temperature transfer that can happen through your doors and windows while this can be especially prominent around the window sills as well as the window frames. In addition, you can stop condensation from forming by ensuring your house is not too moist or by opening the windows on a windy day to help them dry out naturally. Furthermore, you should always ensure that your kitchens and bathrooms are fully ventilated to make sure any moisture is extracted. Indeed, moisture could seep into the window frames or sills and could also lead to the growth of mildew or mould which could result in a window needing to be replaced, causing you significant time and expense.
Lubricate the hinges
Furthermore, most doors and windows need to be regularly lubricated to make sure the tracks, rollers and hinges are moving correctly and smoothly. Indeed, you should always oil the moving parts of your doors and windows to stop them from jamming unexpectedly while you should also make sure you oil all of the moving parts, especially if you have UPVC windows which have both rollers and tracks that must be kept lubricated.
Finally, another simple way to reduce the maintenance of your doors and windows in your home and to help extend their life expectancy is to cover the outside of the glass with a tinted screen to help block the ultraviolet radiation from the sun from entering your home. In addition, a tinted window screen can also prevent shattering or cracks from appearing in the glass.
If you want to keep the windows in your home maintained to prevent repairs or replacements, then you should follow these simple tips on a regular basis.