In the Midwest, winter can stretch on (and on and on). In our Cincinnati tristate area it’s not unusual to have several inches of snow and freezing temperatures well into March. At United Window Cleaning, we know you’re counting the days to spring, and so are we. But, while you’re waiting for those warmer days, don’t forget to protect your home against winter’s ravages.
With a little preventive maintenance and know-how, you can avoid winter home disasters, saving yourself headaches and money. Five of the most common triggers for winter home disasters include: Read more »
It’s the New Year, time to look forward and time to think about making a few positive changes. Seems like everyone spends January making New Year resolutions. What if you were able to make not one but two and that both of these resolutions would be easy to keep and offer many benefits to your home?
Resolution 1: Resolve to wash your windows twice a year.
Resolution 2: Resolve to clean out your gutters at least annually.
These two resolutions can make a huge difference for your home and even your pocketbook. Read more »
Retail giants delight all ages each year with magnificent holiday window displays. Decorating storefront windows to entertain and entice shoppers has been a tradition for more than a hundred years. From elegantly simple designs featuring garlands and lights to elaborate animated displays that bring Santa’s workshop to life, a decorated storefront window makes a business stand out.
Any size business can create a beautiful or whimsical holiday storefront without breaking the budget. We’ve put together some ideas to get you started. Read more »
As the holiday season rapidly approaches the list of things to do seems to grow daily. Too much to do and too little time is a recipe for stress. The holidays should be joyful and stress-free! We can help take away some of the holiday hassle by helping you get your home ready to receive family and guests. Thorough window cleaning before hanging holiday decorations makes everything look more beautiful and bright.
Top Reasons Clean Windows Benefit Your Home
Beautifully cleaned windows can transform a home. A clean window not only looks stunning from the outside upping the curb appeal, but it’s one of the best ways to allow natural light to stream into the home. Natural light makes any room seem brighter and homier, especially during the chilly days of the holiday season. Read more »
Gutters are essential for your home, working to control the flow of rainwater away from the roof, walls, and foundation. Clogged gutters means water can’t flow away from the home properly, which can lead to a variety of problems. Many of these problems can be quite costly.
Problems Caused by Clogged Gutters
Ignore your gutters, let them sit collecting leaves, twigs, seed pods, and other debris and soon you could have substantial damage to your home. The most common problems clogged gutters cause include: Read more »
Window screens offer multiple benefits for your home, primarily allowing in fresh air while keeping bugs and natural debris out. However, there are benefits to removing the window screens each fall as the breezes begin to chill and winter looms in the near distance. Should you remove your window screens in the fall?
Consider five potential benefits to going screen-free in the fall and winter. Read more »
The Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology reports that ornithologists have estimated about 100 million birds are killed every year by colliding with a window. Other birds hit windows when flying and fall to the ground stunned, but are able to recover and fly away, while others suffer internal injuries upon impact that leads to death later. The good news is you can do something to help the birds while safeguarding your windows from cracks and breaks.
Why Birds Fly Into Windows
Birds fly into windows for three basic reasons. Read more »
Whether your home has 14 windows or 44, the chore of cleaning each can seem daunting. The problem with dirty windows is that unless you decide to keep the blinds or curtains closed 24/7, you’re going to have to actually look at those dusty, smudged-up panes of glass. For many households, window cleaning typically falls into the seasonal chore category. But what do the home and cleaning experts recommend?
How Often Should Windows Be Cleaned?
CNN put together a list of how often certain things in and around the home should be cleaned. Read more »
There is nothing like sparkling clean windows to brighten up a home! Our Cincinnati area customers rave about how wonderful their homes looks after our team performs our residential window cleaning services. Sometimes, however, we hear from our customers that they find it a little difficult to maintain that look between cleanings.
Here are three simple window cleaning tips that will help you maintain that fresh look between cleanings: Read more »
Have you noticed a cloudy or foggy haze on your window that no amount of inside or outside cleaning will remove? The problem is moisture between double or triple glass panes, typically due to a broken window seal.
A number of factors can cause window seal failure, including improper installation, degradation from dirt and debris, high winds, or in the case of southern facing windows, the constant exposure to heat from the sun. Read more »