Windows get dirty year round. For a large part of the country this makes it very difficult to clean them three months out of the year. The most frustrating thing about this is that winter is generally the time of year when windows can get the dirtiest. Melting snow dragging dirt and debris onto windows and the helpful yet annoying salt that seems to cover everything.
What makes cleaning windows in the winter so difficult is obviously sub-freezing temperatures. Water freezing before it can be squeegeed off is infuriating. Warm water is huge no-no because it can cause your glass to crack. So what can you do? We have a simple formula that will make cleaning your windows in freezing temperatures just as easy as cleaning them on a spring day. Continue reading "Cleaning Windows in Freezing Temps"
Many parents and babysitters have answered a phone call or simply looked away for a moment, to come back and find the most glorious artwork on the windows. Don’t throw your hands up in despair. The situation isn’t as hopeless as you may think. Let’s take a look at ways we can encourage a child’s creative side safely, while cleaning glass windows. Continue reading "Kid Proof Windows: How to Get Marker and Crayon off your Windows"
When you decide to add a residential window tint to your home, keep in mind one of the most used, but least thought about, places -the garage. Whether you use your garage for storage or for somewhere to hang out, you will want to be able to fully enjoy the area and this includes windows. You can control the amount of privacy and sunlight in your garage. Continue reading "Garage Windows-Is It Worth The Tint?"
A clean ship is a well-run ship. Passengers on ships are naturally drawn to the windows, especially cruise ships where guests are guided along scenic points. As well, passengers will be uneasy of what is on the ship if it is dirty, and this includes the ship’s windows. Ships need to clean all their windows to keep the salt from causing damage, maintain impressions, health and ease of viewing. Continue reading "How do they do it? Cleaning Windows on a Ship"
We use glass every day, from windows to drinking glasses, decorations and eyewear. How do we make glass and where does it come from? Let’s see if we can answer some of those questions. Continue reading "The Art of Window Making: How Glass is Made"
If you use your greenhouse all year round, you will need to do regular window cleaning. You need to clean both sides of the glass as plants need the best of sunlight all the time. By keeping your greenhouse windows clean, you will repel diseases and harmful insects away from your plants. Continue reading "Cleaning Greenhouse Windows"
Spring brings bugs of all shapes, sizes and types. Everyone wants to open their windows in the spring to let the fresh air in, but keep the bugs out. You need to check your screens before the insects start to become active. If your screens are loose, have holes or rips, insects can enter and make homes in your house without you even noticing. Continue reading "Prepping Your Screens for Spring"
Spring cleaning should always include your windows. When the sun begins to shine longer, and the warmer weather comes, you want to be able to enjoy it. Let’s take a look at how to prepare your windows for spring. Continue reading "Prepping Your Windows for Spring"
Washing your boat should be part of its regular upkeep and maintenance. Most boaters realize the importance of washing the salt water off your vessel each time out, or as often as possible as salt affects everything it touches very harshly. It is a good idea to wash your boat at least annually. One way of effectively cleaning your boat is by pressure washing. Continue reading "How to Enjoy Pressure Washing Your Boat"
Bird watching is a fun activity for all ages. It is something that can be done whether you are in a house, apartment or even garage. All you need are windows and bird seed right? If you place food, water and shelter near well-prepared windows, birds will feel safe and you will encourage a variety to come. Let’s see what else goes into bird watching and how big a role windows play in this entertaining activity. Continue reading "Windows for the Bird Watcher"