What You Need to Know About the Do’s & Don’ts of Vinyl Window Care

Are you wondering how to care for vinyl windows? Maybe you’re considering new vinyl windows for your home and want to learn the do’s and don’ts of vinyl window care. Our vinyl windows and patio doors are designed for easy care and maintenance. Just a tiny bit of upkeep from time to time will extend the life, beauty, and value of your vinyl windows and doors.

Key Do’s and Don’ts

Here are a few quick and essential do’s and don’ts of vinyl window care to keep in mind to extend the life and performance of your vinyl windows and patio doors:

DO: Clean the frame surfaces.
DON’T: Use a razor blade, putty, knife, or abrasive pad.

DO: Use a glass cleaner or mild dish soap.
DON’T: Use any petroleum-based cleaners or solvents.

DO: Clean tracks and “weep holes.”
DON’T: Use oil-based lubricants.

DO: Check weather stripping and hardware.
DON’T: Live with poor performing components.

DO: Clean your insulated glass with proper cleaning agents.
DON’T: Add attachments to the glass or frame without approval from your window installer.

DO: Choose the CERTIFIED (NFRC/AAMA) window and door products.
DON’T: Settle for products that do not meet important water, air infiltration, and structural and thermal performance standards.

At Windowfits, our highly trained staff of window professionals will make sure to answer all your window and door questions. Give us a call today at 951-677-2593.

Windowfits has been installing beautiful, energy efficient, and affordable replacement windows and doors for over 15 years. As a family owned and operated window company, Windowfits has earned our excellent reputation for outstanding customer service, expert advice, competitive pricing and unsurpassed workmanship in replacement window installation. We pride ourselves on our wide variety of high-quality products that meet or exceed the highest industry standards for quality and energy efficiency.

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