23 May 2022
Spring Window Cleaning
Marvin Replacement windows are virtually maintenance-free but if window cleaning is on your list of spring cleaning chores, here are some tips to consider when cleaning your windows in the spring.
Use caution on ladders, wear protective eyewear, and clothing when cleaning the exterior side. When working with primers, paints, stains, cleaning solutions, etc. follow local codes or manufacturer’s instructions.
Inspect weatherstrippingfor damage. Take care when using paints, stains or varnishes as these products can damage weather stripping.
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Examine window or door’s interior and exterior finish. Regular maintenance can extend the life of the finish.
Inspect exterior caulking around the outer edges of the window or door frame. Trim any loose caulk and reseal any gaps with a quality caulk.
Check all hardware (locks, opening mechanisms, etc.) for smooth operation.
Inspect exposed hardware screws; tighten if loose.
Clean sand, dirt or dust from door and window hinges, sills and tracks. Wash your windows and doors with a Marvin Replacement-approved cleaning solution.
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