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Spring Cleaning-Clean Windows Let In More Light and Cut Energy Bills
We don’t realize how dusty our windows can get over a season. Dust particles will block natural light coming into your home and cause you to use more electricity to heat and brighten up your home. If you clean your windows regularly, you recognize the lift that a good window scrub can do. It isn’t difficult, time consuming, or expensive if you use the right materials. Check out these tips to clean your windows like a pro.
Microfiber Cloth ($5.00 for three)
Squeegie (Range from $2.00 to $15.00)
Dishwashing Soap ($1.50)
1. Mix three tablespoons of dish soap in a bowl of water (approximately 1 gallon)
2. Dip the sponge in the mixture then wipe down your windows
3. Use the squeegie to clean the mixture off the windows. Make sure to pick up precicely where the last draw ended. It does not matter if you clean from top to bottom or left to right.
4. At the end of each trip across the glass make sure to wipe off the squeegie.
5. When you are finished squeeging the window wipe it down with a microfiber cloth. Wipe dow all the corners where the soap mixture might hide and drip down your window at a later time. Make sure to wipe down any squeegie marks.
6. Repeat on the inside of the windows.
Open your windows, turn off your lights and enjoy the natural sunlight and clean feeling your home contains with the power of clean windows!