Window Cleaning: 5 Myths and misconceptions

The truth is that windows easily collect dirt and grime even though you may clean them regularly. This can come through poor window cleaning techniques, even after putting in lots of effort and elbow grease, you end up with streaks and lint that really take away from the shine and clear view that you may be looking for.

There are a few misconceptions about the methods we use to clean our glass windows and we want to break them down to you!

Rain water will clean your window

Raindrops actually leave stains and residues on glass windows. It mixes with dirt on windows to form unsightly marks and can cause damage long-term so it makes sense to clean your windows regardless of what the weather forecast says!

Window in the rain

Hot Water Cleans your Window Faster

While it might seem so, the water actually needs to be warm to the touch, just enough so cleaning detergents can develop to their full strength without evaporating. The hot water may the change the chemical composition of the detergence and render them ineffective.

Water and vinegar clean the windows amazingly well

The fact is, while warm water and vinegar clean the windows well, you need to add dish detergent so it can actually wash the smears away leaving an unbelievably clean surface. HERE we teach you how to clean your windows with vinegar and water.

Window cleaners are not good for the environment

Cleaning Detergents

We all know that climate change is one of our largest planetary disasters and we all want to do our part to protect the earth. While there are some window cleaning solutions that will harm the environment, most of them are safe for humans to use and for the environment. These alternatives may be more expensive, but you’ll rest easy knowing that you are doing your part.

This may have been true when newspapers used to be thicker, you could shine your windows with them However, since most newspapers are now considerably thinner and tear easily, they would also leave residue on your windows. The ink used on newspapers additionally stains the trims around your windows. The microfiber cloths of today do a much better job at polishing windows. Chamois leather is also top-notch for window polishing.

It really depends on the house that you have! If you have fewer and smaller windows, then a DIY job may be the best option. However, if you have lots of windows and they are larger and fairly unreachable, then we think the best option would be to use professional window cleaners.

They come with the best equipment and can reach those windows that you simply cannot! Sometimes washing the windows may take more from you than you think, so why not use the easiest option!



Our window cleaning team is well- trained and utilize the products and tools in order to give your home the shine it deserves. Should you experience work that is poorly performed by other window cleaners, then we are the ones to call to ensure the job is done correctly. We know it’s important to love the appearance of your home.  And that is why we strive to make sure every customer is 100% satisfied. 


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