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1 august 2022

How to Clean Your Marvin® Replacement Windows

Your Marvin Replacement windows and doors are virtually maintenance-free, but you'll still want to keep them looking their best. Here's our recommendations on how to keep your windows and doors sparkling.  

*SAFETY FIRST: When cleaning your windows and doors, be careful on ladders. Protective eyewear and clothing are a great idea. Make sure you follow manufacturer's instructions for safe cleaning solution use and disposal.

How to clean Marvin Replacement window and door glass

  1. TIP: Use care when cleaning coated glass. 

  2. Loosen dirt and debris with a non-abrasive cloth soaked in clean water. 

  3. Use a Marvin Replacement-approved cleaner. TIP: You may want to place a towel under the window to collect any drips and to wipe up any excess. 

  4. Avoid cleaning windows while in direct sunlight. Cleaning in direct sunlight can lead to streaks.  

  5. Dry all window gaskets, sealants and frames. TIP: A small squeegee works well to clear the solution from the window. 

  • Do not use any abrasive cleaning solutions or materials. 

  • Do not use scrapers of any size or type. 

How to clean Marvin Replacement Ultrex® fiberglass windows and doors

  1. Wash with an approved cleaning solution.

  2. Rinse with water.

  3. Clean with a soft brush or a soft cloth. Do not use abrasive applicators or extreme pressure.

  4. Do not use solvents, paint thinners or other chemicals.

How to clean your Marvin Replacement window and door hardware

  1. Use a clean, damp, soft cloth to polish.

  2. For any heavy deposits, use an approved cleaning solution.

  3. Remove water and cleaner, and dry thoroughly with a soft cloth.

How to clean Marvin Replacement window and door screens

  1. Remove screens and lay on a flat, clean area.

  2. Spray lightly with a garden hose

  3. Allow screens to completely air dry before replacing.

How to clean Marvin Replacement EverWood® window and door frames

  1. Use a damp cloth soaked in warm water.

  2. Use a dry cloth to wipe down the surface and allow it to dry.

  3. If the surface is soiled, try using an approved cleaning solution. Rinse off cleaning residue with warm water and let thoroughly dry.

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