Did you know that the average person cleans their home 7 times per month and deep-cleans it five times per month? What more if your house is full of glass doors?
Cleaning glass doors is relatively straightforward, but you need to do it the right way to get great results. If you don’t know how to clean them, they could get even dirtier since a cruddy surface could be hard to see.
You want to be able to see both inside and out. Here’s what you need to know about door glass cleaning.
Choose the Right Cleaning Supplies
There are many different types of cleaners on the market, so you need to choose one that is specifically designed for glass. Avoid cleaners that are harsh or abrasive, as these can damage the glass.
You can also do DIY cleaners, assuming you are talking about a glass shower door, the best way to clean it is by using baking soda and white vinegar. Make a solution of one part baking soda and vinegar to one part water.
Take a clean cloth and soak it in the solution and then wring it out and then wipe down the door. Be sure to get in all the creases and edges. Finish by wiping it down with a soft cloth.
Use a Soft Cloth
Start by dusting the door with a soft, dry cloth. This will help to remove any loose dirt or particles that could potentially scratch the glass. Once the door is dust-free, wet a cloth with warm water and mild soap.
Gently wipe down the door, being careful not to scrub too hard. Rinse the door with a clean, wet cloth to remove any soap residue. Finally, dry the door with a clean, dry cloth.
Go In One Direction in Glass Cleaning
This means starting at the top of the door and working your way down in a straight line. You can use a cloth or a brush to clean the door, and you can either use a cleaner or just water or any DIY products.
If you start at the top and go in one direction, you won’t miss any spots and the door will be streak-free. This method is also quicker than going back and forth, and it will help you avoid streaks and breaking the glass door.
If all else fails and you break the glass be sure to opt for a glass replacement. Learn more about replacement and repair at Complete Window Care and get a free estimate now!
Don’t Forget the Frames
When you are cleaning a glass door, don’t forget the frames! The frames can get just as dirty as the glass itself, so be sure to give them a good scrub. You can use a mild soap and water solution to clean the frames.
If they are especially dirty, you may need to use a stronger cleaning solution. Just be sure to rinse the frames well so that no cleaner is left behind.
Start Cleaning Your Glass Door Now
Glass cleaning is easy just keep your glass door clean and streak-free, by regularly washing it with a mild soap and water solution. For tougher stains, you can make a paste of baking soda, vinegar and water.
Be sure to rinse the door well after cleaning and dry it with a soft, lint-free cloth.
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