How to Clean Windows without streaks

Published: 29th May 2009
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Well the spring time is upon us, well okay, I must confess living in San Diego the weather seems like it is always spring. What can I say?


Being the owner of a San Diego window cleaning company has it advantages. But perfect weather does not equal spotless and clear windows.

As a matter of fact, most of the time, us San Diegans think our windows don't ever get dirty. Not so.

Now before we begin, let's get one thing straight. The window cleaning tips I give you are not just for Southern Californians. No, these tips can be used and applied no matter where you find yourself here on earth.

So ready? Let's begin.

So let's address the overarching problem when cleaning windows. And that problem is those ugly streaks. Let's say you woke up and felt great. So great you wanted to take on the world. So what is it you decide to take on? Your windows.

But, hold on there partner, before you tackle the windows, and I am not saying you can't. Make sure you know exactly what you need to do. And it isn't that hard.

Ready for the how to? Here goes lickity split.

The first thing you need is the right tools for the job. This isn't going to be as simple as breaking out the windex and some paper towels and wiping down your glass table. No, this will be glass that has been attacked by the elements, the weather, and even birds and insects and whatever else ran into your windows.

So what will be the tools that will be needed for the job. Well it certainly won't be windex and some paper towels. It won't be much more complicated than that. The tools you will need is a squeegee and a spray bottle and then you can use the paper towels.

Use all these tools, and cleaning these windows will be a snap.

Okay, so you have those 3 tools, now what? Well you are missing one last ingredient. You are going to need something for that spray bottle. And what you may ask is this secret ingredient? It comes in 2 parts. Ready? The secret sauce is a teaspoon of dish washing liquid and 2 gallons of water. Simple, but that is all you will need. You put all these things together and you will have streak free windows in no time.

Oh snap, one final ingredient I haven't mentioned yet. And it is a biggie. The final ingredient is a lot of elbow grease.

Remember when you woke up all gung ho ready to take on the windows? Well after the third window or so, that little bit of elbow grease might just not be enough.

Well when you do, don't forget where you got the advice. Your wonderful local San Diego window washing company, who won't mind adding some elbow grease.

Till next time, happy cleaning.

The author has years of experience owning a Window Cleaning Company

For more excellent window washing tips tips visit his site or give him a call.

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