How to Care for Stained Glass Windows in Your Denver Home
Most homeowners don’t realize that stained glass windows aren’t any weaker than that of any other window. They are simply more valuable, harder to manufacture, repair and replace, should something happen to it. Also, stained glass windows are pieces of art decorating your home, meaning, you want to keep it looking its best for as long as you can. This is why it is essential to properly care for and maintain your home’s stained glass. Below are a few tips from us to you to help you care for your glass. It is important to note that stained glass that was properly crafted from the start could last 80-100 years before needing repair–when properly maintained.
Combat Stained Glass Damage by Cleaning Your Glass
Regular maintenance is the key to long life and brilliant luster of stained glass. Dirt and debris will build up on glass, just like other places in your home. This results in glass that is dull and could lead to so much build-up removing the grim could be very expensive and time-consuming. To remedy this, regularly go over your stained glass with a duster or gentle soapy water, using very little pressure.
Combat Stained Glass Damage with Regular Professional Cleanings
Having your stained glass cleaned by a professional once a year is great for the life of your stained glass especially if you are one to forgo monthly cleanings yourself. A professional, like Denver Stained Glass, has the right tools to reach high windows, proper cleaning solvents, and just the right touch, so as not to damage or break the glass. You will be shocked at the difference in clarity and brightness of your glass after your professional cleaning is done and your stained glass is back to its original luster!
Keep an Eye Out for Small Damage on Your Stained Glass (And Get It Fixed Right Away)
When the weather gets rough it can cause minor damage to many different parts of a home including stained glass. Although stained glass is durable, accidents happen and time takes always takes its toll on your glass causing breakage, chips or scratches. Thes smaller problems can be fixed very easily and don’t cost a ton to repair. However, if you wait until these become bigger problems, it will cost you a lot more in time and money. What may seem like a small fissure or tiny divet could quickly turn into a bigger problem, so make sure to keep an eye on your stained glass and inspect it regularly for damage. If you see damage be sure to call a professional stained glass repair company, like Denver Stained Glass, right away!
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