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Most rooms in your home have at least one to two windows, some may have three or more. They allow in fresh air plus natural light while providing a way to enjoy the outdoor scenery. These are the windows that you make the time to have cleaned regularly. But what about the other windows and glass surfaces in your home or business?

Everyday we walk past dozens of glass expanses that collect dust, dirt, and grime. These surfaces require regular cleaning as well. We know that regular window cleaning can help increase the window’s life and even add value to your home.

Other glass expanses can benefit from routine cleaning, and these are the most typically forgotten:

  • Glass shower doors
  • Glass windows on the doors of front loading washers
  • Vehicle windows
  • Garage door windows
  • Digital displays
  • Personal glasses: from eyeglasses to safety goggles
  • Glass and plexi dividers

Glass shower doors often suffer from soap and hard water build-up. If left untreated, it becomes difficult to remove. Glass shower doors should be cleaned (both sides) at least once a week. In between regular cleanings, consider a daily spray treatment for the inside portion to help reduce build-up.

After every use, wipe down the inside of the glass window of your front loading washer. If you skip this quick-and-easy chore, a film will build up over time on the glass surface. At least once a week, wipe down the outside of the glass window with cleaner and a non-abrasive cloth. This helps to keep it free of particulates that can scratch and etch the glass.

The exterior of your vehicles’ windows often are cleaned regularly by rain, windshield washer solvent, and a run through the car wash. However, when was the last time you cleaned the inside of those windows? Interior glass needs routine cleaning, at least once a month or more frequently if you (or a regular passenger) smokes in the vehicle.

Garage door windows are commonly left off the personal chore list. Once a season or four times a year, make sure these windows are cleaned, both on the outside and inside. This will allow in more light and add to the overall look of the home.

Throughout the home we have numerous digital displays, from multiple televisions to computer screens, the front of the microwave or smart fridge, and your personal phone. It’s essential to keep these screens free of dust, fingerprints, dirt, and other grime to help prevent scratches and improve visibility.

Personal glasses, from prescription specs to sunglasses and safety goggles, go through a lot each day. Often we only remember to clean them when a smudge obscures our vision. Wipe them down often each day and not only will things appear clearer, but it helps reduces the spread of germs.

If you own a business or work in one where glass or plexiglass dividers have been installed, it’s important to clean and disinfect these daily. Clean dividers not only look good, but it sends a message to customers that you care about their safety and health.

When it’s time to schedule your main window cleaning, trust the professional teams at United Window Cleaning. In addition to residential and commercial windows, we also clean skylights, chandeliers, and more so you don’t have to worry about those hard-to-reach spots.