Annual Marvin Replacement Window + Door Cleaning List
Inspect weatherstripping—Weatherstripping rests between the sash and frame of your door and window. Weatherstripping is designed to prevent water and air from entering the home.
Examine finish—Clean your window or door’s interior and exterior finish to help extend the life of the finish.
Check exterior caulking—Caulk tends to have a lifespan of around 10 years so it’s important to look to see if you have any fading caulk around your windows. Trim and remove any old and loose caulking.
Inspect hardware—Look at your window hardware, like the locks, crank, etc. to make sure they are working properly.
Tighten screws—Take a minute to check the screws on your doors and windows and tighten any if needed.
Clean moving parts—Wipe away any dirt, dust, sand or debris from the door and window hinges, and tracks.
*Safety tip: Be sure to take proper safety precautions when using ladders, wear protective eyewear and clothing. Follow all manufacturer’s instructions when using cleaning solutions and follow disposal instructions.
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