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5 Frequently Asked Questions About Residential Window Cleaning


While some people prefer cleaning the windows in their home by themselves, there are others who prefer leaving such tasks to a professional Ottawa window cleaning company. After all, window cleaning companies specialize in professionally cleaning windows, and have all the best tools and chemicals to provide the best service possible.

If you are considering hiring one of these firms, you probably have a question or two that needs to be answered. Here are 5 frequently asked questions about residential window cleaning.

Can I Choose What Do I Want to Get Cleaned?

To ensure the best customer experience possible, many window cleaning service companies include various window cleaning plans in their offer. Here at Glassmate, we offer 5 different window cleaning Ottawa service packages to meet your specific needs and preferences.

You can have only the exterior of your windows cleaned, get both the interior and exterior cleaned, get your storm windows cleaned, as well as go with solarium/sunroom window cleaning.

Which Products Do You Use to Clean Windows?

There are many window cleaning products on the market. But it is important to do all we can to protect the environment we live in and avoid contributing to harmful particulate piling up in our client’s homes.

This is why Glassmate only works with environmentally friendly and biodegradable cleaning products. They are not as aggressive as the more harmful ones, but they still enable us to offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee.

You are guaranteed to get the best quality of work when you hire GlassMate for your window washing Ottawa needs.

How Long Will It Take to Clean the Windows?

Unfortunately, there is not a precise answer to this question. Why not? Because it depends on the number and size of the windows and the layout of your home. The window cleaning will take anywhere from 1 to several hours.

To get the job done as efficiently as we can, Glassmate will assess your residential window cleaning project and dispatch additional techs if required. Another factor that can extend the time needed for window cleaning is the weather.

If a heavy rain hits, we will be able to clean the interior of your windows and schedule the exterior cleaning for another day.

Speaking of rain, it is worthwhile to consider also getting a professional eavestrough cleaning Ottawa service to attend to your house at the same time as window cleaning.

How Often Should I Get My Windows Cleaned?

Over the year residential windows can get really dirty. The minerals and dirt dissolved in rain will stick to the window surface and accumulate over time. Additionally there are other various organic materials that are bound to stain the windows, such as insect residue, wind dust and so on.

The amount of dirt on the window interior will vary. The windows in the living room, kitchen and bathroom are usually the dirtiest because of the increased humidity in these areas of the house. This is why it is recommended to get your windows cleaned at least once a year.

Of course, if you are doing remodeling or any other work around the house, we suggest that you clean your windows, as the dirt on them may contain harmful pollutants that can impact the health of everyone living in the house.

Can You Remove the Fog from My Windows?

Unfortunately, there is not much we can do to help with foggy windows. This is a common issue with double-paned thermal windows. Over time, the seal that keeps the gas between the panes breaks.

When the gas leaks out, the moisture settles in, which results in what we call a foggy window. If the warranty is still valid, you should get your windows replaced, otherwise, you will have to replace them out of pocket.

How Glassmate Can Help Get Your Windows Sparkling Clean

Hopefully, these 5 frequently asked questions about residential window cleaning will help you make an informed decision.

Get your next window cleaning, or gutter cleaning ottawa service, booked by contacting us, and make your home exterior sparkly on the outside and be a better view from the inside.

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