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How to Take Care of Your Home’s Windows

How to Take Care of Your Home’s Windows
By johncal Apr 01, 2019

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The desire for replacement windows Mercer Island, WA makes sense. As a homeowner, it’s natural to want your property to shine. Your windows play a big part in that. They’ll make your home look amazing or they’ll drag down the aesthetic.  
 
 
Part of your role is to take care of your windows. It’s not a task that will be at the forefront of your mind often, but it is one that you shouldn’t neglect.  
 
 
The easiest thing to do is to create a window cleaning and maintenance schedule. That way, you can’t forget to do the work. You can link the schedule with a professional company as well. For instance, you can set up regular cleanings. 
 
 
Making sure that your windows stay clean is perhaps the most important part of their maintenance. After all, dirty windows are very distracting. They block sunlight from entering your home and they look unappealing. The effects are subtle at first, so you may not even notice it. As each layer of dirt and grime builds up, the problem becomes worse.  
 
 
In addition to cleaning your windows, you need to keep up with any repairs. A jammed window that won’t open or close may seem like a minor problem but it affects the value of your overall property. If you ever to decide to sell your home, buyers will notice the problems with the windows.  
 
 
 
Your energy bill is linked to your windows as well. A heavy draft will affect you in the coldest winter months and the hottest part of summer. There’s a reason why modern houses are usually built with energy-efficient windows.  
 
 
Older homes sometimes have single pane glass windows. These are less secure and won’t last as long as modern ones. Still, an older window can last 20 years or more if you take impeccable care of them. As a homeowner, you may never have to replace your windows yourself.  
 
 
If you really want your windows to shine, you should get a window treatment. Pretty or dramatic curtains can completely alter the way your windows appear. These small touches are everything.  
 
 
There are countless design websites and blogs that you can browse through online if you need ideas. It’s not easy being your own interior designer. You should be like a sponge, willing to soak in everything that can. Visiting your friends and family members can lead to new inspiration as well. Look at their windows when you visit their properties.  
 
 
Taking care of windows isn’t the most fun task in the world but you’ll reap the benefits in the enjoyment you get from your property. 
 
 
At Everlast Window and Door, we can help you with your replacement windows Mercer Island, WA. You need a skilled contractor on your side to help you get things done. You can start the process by visiting us at our 3829B S Edmunds St, Seattle, WA, 98118 or giving our staff a call at (206) 722-3303. Everyone on our team is patient, creative, and professional.  


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