How to Maintain Your Replacement Windows

How to Maintain Your Replacement Windows

Vinyl replacement windows and patio doors are known for being low maintenance, but low maintenance isn’t the same as no maintenance– they need occasional cleaning to keep them in the best shape possible. Proper replacement window maintenance ensures that your home windows and patio doors look great, retain value, and reduce energy costs for years to come. Here’s what you need to know.

Frame Cleaning

Drainage System

Glass Care

Condensation & Mold


Clean screens by removing the screens and then washing them on a flat, clean surface with mild dish soap, water, and a very soft brush. Rinse, wipe dry, and reinstall.


Maintaining your window caulking is the number one tip we can give replacement window customers.  Caulking may be necessary to seal the window frame or trim against water and/or air filtration.  Many issues encountered by our customers are preventable with proper caulking maintenance.

Maintaining your vinyl replacement windows and patio doors is not difficult, but it is important. Follow the tips above, and you’ll notice a difference—visually, with how nice they look, and financially, with the savings they’ll provide through reduced energy costs. Be nice to your vinyl replacement windows and patio doors, and they’ll be nice to you.

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