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Window Cleaning Tips for Apartments in Chico California

Sep 12, 2019 9:30:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

man_using_a_squeegee_to_wash_window.jpgNow that fall is almost here and the weather is beginning to get cooler, you might find yourself opening up your windows to let the fresh air in. When this happens, dirty windows are easily noticed and you may question whether or not you should just close your blinds.

Have you ever washed the windows yourself? Some good old fashioned window cleaner, a few paper towels and some elbow grease is all it takes to get them clean, right?

Sometimes, it can be a bigger job than you anticipated.

Cleaning windows can be difficult, especially with all the different factors like type of cleaners, when to clean, how to reach hard-to-get-to areas, etc. That's why we went out and found the best window cleaning tips and tricks! Using these tips will help you get the job done correctly and quickly the first time around. 

If you find yourself staring out your dirty windows and don't want to spend the time to clean them, then this blog is for you.

Below you'll find the best window cleaning tips and tricks that can be used to wash any windows inside your Chico apartment. 

How to Wash a Window

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Written by: Ashley Poskin

Don't Wash in the Sun: Don't wash windows in direct sunlight because the sun can overheat glass and cause streaking.

Use a Squeegee for best results: It's not 100% necessary to have on hand for cleaning day but it does make managing streaks much easier.

Clean Scrubber: Make sure your scrubber/wash rag and squeegee are clean. It doesn't make much sense to clean with dirty tools! Don't forget to wipe your squeegee between strokes. You don't want to leave dirt behind. Also, a wet blade will make streak marks more likely.

Overlap Strokes: By at least an inch and angle the squeegee so the dirty water doesn't drip into the area that is clean and dry.

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Pay a Professional Instead

We understand that window cleaning can be a hassle, and sometimes you just want to pay someone to do it instead of doing it yourself. In case you find yourself in this position, below are a few of window cleaners located in Chico!

No matter how you decide to clean the windows in your Chico apartment, you'll enjoy looking out of a spot and streak free window while the fall breeze blows through your apartment.

In order to keep your apartment in Chico looking nice and clean all year long you should complete a deep clean every 3-4 months (usually when a new season starts). As we enter into fall it's the perfect time to begin cleaning your home. Seasonal Deep Cleaning Checklist

Topics: Apartment Living, Cleaning

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