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Four tips for making your windows sparkle and shine
By Payless Decor
11/29/2012 2:40:00 PM

There's nothing quite like basking in the sunlight while indoors. If you're lucky enough to have numerous windows throughout your home, you know how comforting it can be to have natural light flowing into your living spaces throughout the day. However, you might be doing yourself an injustice if you don't keep your windows clean.

Even with the most elegant wood blinds or shades, it can be difficult to maintain control over the natural light that enters your rooms if your windows are covered in grime. To make the most of your discount window treatments and windows as a whole, take the following tips into account.

1. Dust often.
The dust that can build up on your cellular shades and other window treatments over time may stick to your windows if you don't clean on a routine basis. Make it a point to dust your blinds and shades to keep your windows looking beautiful as a whole.

2. Wash windows from top to bottom.
Streaks and unsightly watermarks can appear if you don't clean each window in its entirety, according to Even if you have to get up on a ladder to do it, it's worth your time and effort to wash each window completely. Doing so will give you clearer, sparkling results.

3. Clean on a cloudy day.
Good Housekeeping magazine recommends doing all of your window cleaning on a cloudy day for a number of reasons. First, you won't have to deal with the sun bearing down on you as you wash. Second, you can easily hone in on any remaining watermarks when you don't have a glare coming through the window. Sunlight can also cause your cleaning solution to dry too quickly, unintentionally causing streaks.

4. Polish your windows to perfection.
To allow natural light to flow into your living spaces without anything getting in the way, you might want to consider polishing your windows once you've finished the initial cleaning. Some items you can use to achieve that clarity you strive for are newspapers, old T-shirts and cloth diapers. Although it might seem strange, these items can do wonders for even the darkest, dullest windows.

There's no rule that says you have to wait until spring to do some cleaning around the house. With these four tips, you can make sprucing up your windows a breeze!

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