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Tips for Perfect Maintenance of Your Window Frames


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Did you know that pvc window frame can last up to 50 years if you take proper care of it? When it comes to window frames, there is going to be maintenance required to keep them working right and looking fresh. Lucky for you PVC is much easier to maintain than wood frames! No need to sand and paint them every few years!

So, what can you do for your PVC windows in Ottawa?

This is your guide.


Clean Your Windows Regularly

One of the best tips that we can give you is to simply keep up with a regular cleaning schedule for your windows. The general recommendation is to clean your windows at least once per year. However, doing this once every six months would be even better.

Some people have a hard time cleaning anything in their house for several months, let alone their windows. The question is, how does cleaning your windows more often help you?

For one thing, it helps prevent wet spots and stains from forming on your windows. Cleaning them even more often can help keep your view of the outside world clear as a whistle.

The other way this helps you is that it increases the lifespan of your window frames. Why is this? Because clean windows mean, there is less likely to be cracks or other physical damage forming on your windows.


Do Not Wait on Repairs

If you notice a crack or any sort of damage on your window frames, do not wait until it falls apart to get it fixed. One of the best things that you can do is nip a problem in the bud before it adds up to become and insurmountable mountain of issues.

For example, let's say you notice a very small crack in your window frame. Acting early getting it filled as soon as possible can prevent that crack from spreading and causing more significant damage to your window frame.

However, we know it is tempting to put this off as nearly half of Canadians under 34 put off home improvement projects like this because of affordability. The important thing to remember is that if you address the problem now, it may cost a little bit of money. However, you will likely end up saving a lot of money long-term on a more serious repair issue that could require immediate attention.


Take Care of Your PVC Windows in Ottawa

These are just two tips that you can use when it comes to keeping up with maintenance on your PVC windows in Ottawa.

At the end of the day, it is about keeping up with routine maintenance and cleaning habits, plus addressing problems while they are still small. If you stick to this system, you will save yourself money before these problems turn into big problems.

Do you want to know more about our window company in Ottawa? Get a free estimate for our services here.


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