How do I clean my window frames?

Do you sometimes forget to clean your window frames? Those poor frames endure a lot with the ever-changing English weather. With a good cleaning, they'll keep shining and last much longer.

Wendy's Tip:

Window frames are super delicate, so avoid using abrasive sponges or strong cleaning agents with bleach or chlorine. A soft microfibre cloth works best!

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Cleaning wooden window frames:

Wooden window frames are beautiful but require a bit more maintenance and care. To enjoy them longer, they need an annual cleaning. First, brush off all the dirt from the frames with a soft brush. Then, wipe them with a mixture of lukewarm water and soap using a soft cloth. Rinse the frames thoroughly with clean water. While cleaning, you can also check for any wood rot or peeling paint.

Cleaning plastic window frames:

Plastic window frames are a bit easier to maintain since you don't have to worry about wood rot. You can wash plastic window frames once a year with warm water and a cleaning agent without bleach or chlorine. For some frames, you can apply wax after washing to provide further protection against dirt. Ask your window frame supplier if this is suitable for your frames.

 Cleaning aluminium window frames:

You can also clean aluminium frames with a mixture of warm water and a regular cleaning agent. If they are really dirty, you can use aluminium cleaner. Rinse them thoroughly with clean water and then apply wax to protect the frames.

Cleaning steel window frames:

Cleaning steel frames is the easiest. Just wipe them with a wet cloth and a liquid cleaning agent, and they will be sparkling clean again.

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