Interior & Exterior • Double Hung • Transom • Skylights • Divided Light • Palladium Windows • Sliders • Picture • Bay • Octagonal • Stained Glass • Leaded Glass • Glass Block • Mirrored Glass • Interior Glass
Window Cleaning Methods
Brothers’ uses two methods to clean windows depending on the job and customer preference. The Traditional window cleaning method, “hand cleaning,” utilizes soap and squeegees.
The second method used is a water purification system. This four-filter purification system contains sediment, carbon, reverse osmosis, and finally de-ionization filters. Once it is filtered this pure water attacks the dirt and grime via a “Water-fed pole”. It uses soft bristles to ensure our customers’ glass is well cared for. Since our system does not use soap or chemicals the final result with pure water is a spotless window with no squeegee marks or streaks. These systems have become the industry standard.
Why Should I Clean My Windows?
In a continuing effort to maintain our homes, we often tend to overlook our windows. At Brothers Windows, we believe that regular cleaning of the windows, sills, tracks, and screens prolongs the life of your windows. It also contributes to the beauty of your home and helps keep the neighborhood looking first-rate. When you receive an estimate for window cleaning the following items are included:
Because of allergies, it is often necessary to keep your windows closed, thus eliminating the need for screens. Having screens make it necessary for rain water to pass through, before coming into contact with the windows. This increases the chance of spotting the newly cleaned glass. Additionally, debris between your screens and windows can create water build up on the sills, allowing the possibility of mold and dry rot damage to your home. Removing the screens is aesthetically pleasing, presenting supreme curb appeal. If you don’t use the screens, we advise taking them out.
How Often Should I Clean My Windows?
Brothers Windows believes this is a matter of personal preference. For clean windows year-round, we suggest Knoxville residents clean their windows’ inside once a year and outside twice a year. Contact us for a free estimate!
What If It Rains?
Under most circumstances we do not reschedule jobs for a chance of rain since our weather is very unpredictable. Rain doesn’t affect windows the same way as it affects vehicles after cleaning and driving on a wet road. However, Brothers does have a rain guarantee and will come back to touch up any windows within a few days after cleaning if needed. Many times we are able to clean the inside windows and come back for the outside windows within a couple of days.
Window Cleaning Process
Brothers Windows staff will enter your home wearing Shoe Guard™ to protect your floors and carpeting. We will carefully remove your furniture and any items that hinder access to the windows. We remove the delicate mullions and raise the window to release the screens.
Our experienced staff will clean your glass with state-of-the-art window cleaning tools. We use lint free fabrics to make sure your windows are protected as well as free from any fibers that regular cloth and paper towels leave behind.
Once the glass and screens are cleaned, we wipe down the box, tracks and sills, any mullions are replaced and your furniture is meticulously returned to its original position. At Brothers Window Cleaning, we pride ourselves on our speed and efficiency – ALL WORK IS 100% GUARANTEED