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 »
The blossoms and flowers of spring are beautiful to see and smell, but along with the fragrance comes something less enjoyable in the air – pollen. When warm weather comes to Cincinnati, so does that yellow sticky stuff that coats home exteriors and outdoor living areas. Trying to keep up with cleaning pollen is a pain, but if you let it accumulate too long, it can become especially difficult to remove from places like your windows. Now that the spring pollen is finally slowing down, it is a good time to clean your home’s windows and screens so they are ready for open-window Cincinnati summer days.
Why does pollen make windows such a mess? Read more »
Spring is a great time to get your gutters ready for summer. In addition to new budding branch and leaf debris, there is likely to be a lot of accumulation in your gutters from the winter months. Overloaded gutters can cause water to overflow, eroding the landscape and causing water damage to the home. Gutter cleaning assures your gutters are clear and free to do their job. If you plan to tackle the task of gutter cleaning yourself, there are some important things to keep in mind.
Safety while doing the job should be your first and foremost concern. Read more »
Along with adding character and personality to your home, your windows bring light and fresh air into your living spaces. While windows can add much to your home they can also take something away – energy efficiency. If you are looking for a way to get your heating and cooling bills under control, you may find opportunities with your windows.
According to Energy.gov, windows can “account for 10% to 25% of your heating bill by letting heat out.” They suggest the key to saving energy and improving efficiency is to look at the individual factors that contribute to your home’s energy system. Read more »
The days are getting warmer and brighter – let the light shine through with spring window cleaning! Sparkling clean windows make any home look better, inside and out. Window cleaning is a great way to get in gear for spring cleaning and preparing for sunnier days.
This is a great time of year to undo the winter hang-over of dirt and grime residue left on your home. Not only that, it is important to check for cracks in sealant or caulking, which may have resulted from ice and freezing temperatures. You want to get any cracks filled before the heavy spring rains set in. Read more »
Winter can be a dangerous time for your home. Snow accumulation on your roof that melts and refreezes can lead to ice dams, which can be a serious problem for your gutters and roof. This is especially true considering the crazy back and forth weather we’ve been having in the Cincinnati area. In addition to fluctuating temperatures, heat from the roof can exacerbate this melting and refreezing effect.
Ice dams form along your roof line as roof top snow melts and refreezes. The reason why ice dams are so serious is because they block gutters and prevent water’s ability to drain from the roof. Read more »
Maintaining an impressive home or business facility includes keeping windows clean and streak-free. Unfortunately for many home and business owners, time and limited labor resources make it a challenge to keep windows well-maintained. Professional window cleaning services offer an efficient and dependable solution.
Choosing the right professional window cleaning service to manage your needs is important. How do you determine which company will best serve your needs? Ask these five simple questions to learn more about a prospective window cleaning business and what they have to offer you: Read more »
As a new year begins, we find ourselves thinking about improvements. We consider things can we change to improve our well-being and live a better life. Just as we might resolve to take better care of our bodies with a healthier diet and regular exercise, why not commit to taking better care of our homes? Making a resolution to consistently perform some simple home maintenance tasks can provide a host of benefits, from improved health to greater energy efficiency.
Here are 7 easy home maintenance resolutions to get you started in 2016: Read more »
It’s not too late to decorate! Dress up your windows to give your home a festive look. Window decorations can be placed on the inside to create a personal and inviting look, or on the outside, for higher visibility and more impact. The options range from formal to whimsical – choose a look to compliment your home or to suit your unique style.
It is not necessary to spend a lot on holiday window decorations, but if your seasonal spirit sets your budget high, there are plenty of awe inspiring options. If you are looking for some simple ideas that you can pull together in a flash, we’ve got some suggestions for you. Read more »
Staging a home for sale in Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, or Southeastern Indiana? Proper staging and home preparation has been shown to increase selling price and speed of sale. Complete your staging by making your home outshine other for-sale homes in your area with professional residential window cleaning.
If you are trying to sell your home in Greater Cincinnati’s highly competitive residential real estate market, you need every possible edge to make your home stand out. Windows are among the most noticed and commented-on home features Read more »