New Jersey and New York metro homeowners who install Renewal by Andersen Energy Star labeled replacement windows not only enjoy advanced features that reduce heating and air conditioning bills, but also add features that make them easy to clean and maintain. Taking care of Renewal by Andersen New Jersey and New York metro replacement windows is almost effortless. In fact, factory applied technology works every day to keep windows cleaner and eliminate water spots from forming on the exterior surface of the glass. When the sun hits the window pane, dirt starts to magically disappear.
All that is usually needed to clean high-performance replacement windows is a mild soap and water solution, lint-free cloths and a little time. You can use a commercial window cleaning product; however avoid harsh chemicals, and never use a sharp object, steel wool or other abrasive material to remove surface grime. Also avoid using scratchy materials to clean glass and frame components because you may scratch the surfaces (and potentially damage protective finishes).
Modern window design allows homeowners to clean both surfaces of most operable windows from inside their home. Very large, casement windows may require you to go outside to reach some portions of the glass. Cleaning second story windows has never been easier, but it is still a good idea to exercise caution, when the pane is out of place for cleaning. Make sure small children are closely supervised and kept away from window openings while the panel is repositioned for cleaning.
If this is your first time cleaning your new replacement windows, you may want to watch a short video or two that explains how to remove screens and decorative window grilles. Most video clips are less than two minutes.
There is no hard and fast rule about how often home windows need to be cleaned. Some people make it a habit to clean their home top to bottom at the start of each season. Once or twice a year is usually sufficient to ensure your windows continue to look and perform as designed throughout their life cycle.
If you’ve been thinking about installing replacement windows in your New Jersey or New York Metro home, this is a great time to get started. Learn more about styles, accessories and energy-efficient features today. Just fill in the short form on this page or dial (866) 609-5033 to speak to a Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey or New York Metro representative.