Elliott Window Cleaning Blog
Professional Window Cleaner: 5 Signs You Need One
If you live in an area with hard water, such as the Treasure Valley of Idaho, you may notice white, cloudy spots on your windows. These spots are caused by mineral buildup from the water and can be tough to remove without specialized tools and techniques. Professional window cleaners can eliminate water stains and restore your windows to their original clarity.
Clean Windows: 4 Tips
Having clean windows is vital for maintaining the beauty and functionality of your home or office. While we recommend scheduling professional window washing service, there are steps you can take between appointments to take care of your windows to the world. Here are...
Hazy Windows: 5 Reasons
Over time, windows can become damaged or worn, which can lead to hazy glass. This may be due to factors such as moisture damage, UV exposure, or simple wear and tear. If your windows are old or damaged, you may need to replace them to restore clarity and brightness to your home.
Spring Cleaning Tips
Prep Your Home for Spring Despite recent storms, spring is around the corner. As the weather heats up and the days get longer, prepare your home ready for spring. Spring cleaning your house is a great way to start this season off right. Here are some tips on how you...
Interior Windows & Exterior Windows
Clean exterior and interior windows not only add to the aesthetic appeal of your home, but they also provide a clear view of the outdoors. While window cleaning is an easy task to forget, it is an essential part of maintaining your home. But how often should you clean...
How to Manufacture Windows
Glass is the most common material used for window construction because it is easy to work with and inexpensive. Glass is made of sand and lime. Workers melt these two ingredients at high temperatures, creating molten glass. Then, they mold the form into any shape the manufacturer desires.
5 Creative Window Covering Ideas
Decorate while simultaneously controlling light in any room of your home by using blinds. They come in many different styles, colors and materials including vinyl, wood, and fabric. Blinds can be operated manually or electronically with remote controls that allow you to open or close them from anywhere in the house.
Pressure Washing Benefits
Pressure washing vinyl siding keeps your home looking shiny and new. Vinyl siding is durable but can still get dirty if you fail to regularly clean it. If your home features brick or stone siding, use a pressure washer with a soft or medium nozzle rather than one that sprays hard water at high speeds, which could damage bricks.
Commercial Window Cleaning
While window cleaning may not seem like an important part of your business, it can impact employees, customers, and the general public’s opinion about your company. Have you ever stood inside a building and noticed that dirty windows obscured the view outside? Don’t make that mistake with your own commercial facility.
How to Clean Window Screens
If you’ve ever lived in a house with insect-filled window screens, you understand how important it is to keep them clean. Dirty, dusty screens can make the inside of your home invites bugs and other unwanted guests. Also, they harbor allergens which make breathing...
Housekeeping & Window Cleaning
What's the Difference Between Housekeeping & House Cleaning & Window Cleaning? Does Hiring a Pro Matter? If you decide to hire a housekeeping service to clean your house, you may assume that window washing is part of the job. Think again. Often, this is not...
Gutter Maintenance Tips
Clean gutters out once a year or so to remove any leaves, pine needles, and other debris that may have accumulated in the gutters.
Holiday House Cleaning Gift Ideas
Dusting doesn’t have to be a dreaded chore. Consider giving your loved one a fancy ostrich feather duster. It makes an excellent house cleaning gift because it’s functional, and you can rest easy knowing that you’ll be the only person who thinks to buy it. And the best part is that you’ll help that person turn the most tedious task into a scene straight from Beauty and the Beast.
Holiday High-Rise Safety Tips
A good rule of thumb not just during the holidays that all year long, this adage applies to any item you pull out of the holiday box. For example, your office box could contain asbestos-based artificial snow, which was popular in the 1940’s. You won’t find it in stores today because of the associated safety hazard. If something is so old you can’t recognize what it is, you’re probably safest to leave it alone.
Holiday Decorating & Clean Windows
Window washing professionals are expertly trained to safely clean your windows so that the finished product is cleaner than when you do the job yourself. The reason for this is that they have special chemicals and equipment to clean the stubborn dirt and debris from your windows.
Holiday Window Cleaning
It's time to decorate for the holidays. And an important part of that is to show off your beautiful windows. Clean windows offer optimal exterior visibility. So, if you want to show off your holiday decorations on the outside of your home, it's important to clean your...
Snow & Window Streaks
Windows are the eyes to the outside world. They connect us with nature. And in turn, nature lightens our moods during darker winter months. Windows let in light, which elevates mood and energy levels.
Clean House Like a Pro
When you’re cleaning your house, make sure that the windows are spotless. You can do this by using a squeegee or window cleaning kit, which will help remove all the dirt from each pane of glass. Once the windows are dry, clean them again with soap and water to get rid of any residue left behind by your cleaner.
Home Improvement: Kitchen Flooring
Easy to install vinyl tiles come in wide variety of patterns and styles. Featuring a long-lasting finish that resists scratches and scuffs, as well as a protective layer that guards against rips, tears and gouging, this option is good for do-it-yourselfers who don’t mind the extra effort required to keep moisture from settling in cracks.
Hard Water Stains: Window Cleaning Issues
When left, mineral and dirt buildup can transform into mold, and when this happens, you have a real health hazard to solve. Long-term mold exposure can lead to lung problems and other risks for people of all ages.
Broken Seals: Window Washing Dilemma
Failing to notice window condensation can also lead to broken window seals. When you see condensation, wipe it away immediately to prevent mold growth and damage to seals.
Kitchen Renovations: Appliances
It would be impossible to overstate the importance that kitchen appliances play in the overall look, functionality, and value of the American kitchen. Once just seen as necessary tools, they now add much in the way of design and functionality. Appliance Color In much...
When your gutters are dirty and clogged, they can lead to serious problems on the outside of your home. One of the most common problems is that water can pool around the base of your house, which can cause leaks and cracks in the foundation over time.
Kitchen Renovations: Fixtures
The nice thing about fixtures is that they can be both affordable and relatively easy to install in the process of a kitchen remodel. So, if you’re intimidated by the prospect of taking on a larger project like cabinet or countertop replacement, start off...
Kitchen & Countertop Renovation
Even though mansion owners are gravitating toward more expensive options such as marble, in most American kitchens, granite isn’t going anywhere. And that’s great news for anyone who loves a durable solid surface that is heat-resistant and perfect for meal preparation.
In times past, out of privacy concern, designers constructed bathrooms sans natural light. To make matters worse, they often incorporated fluorescent light to bring in artificial sun. That was a mistake. Fluorescent light is not only unflattering, but it is cold. Today’s bathrooms feature lots of translucent natural light.
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