How to Clean and Care for Your uPVC Windows

A uPVC window is just the ticket for homes and buildings, especially given our changeable weather. They are great for keeping the cold out and the heat in, and they can be made to fit any window anywhere in your home. As durable as the uPVC window is, it does still need some looking after. Dust and grime can build up on your windows, especially if you live near a busy road.

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The good news is that you don’t need to go out and buy a lot of expensive and toxic chemicals to clean and care for your uPVC windows. Items from around your house will do the trick. And there is no bad news! Let’s show you how you can keep your uPVC windows clean and in excellent working order.

Cleaning the uPVC Window

First of all, open your window and push it open as far as it will go. With your vacuum cleaner and the brush attachment, suck out all the dust and dirt from around the opening mechanism and the hinges. The brush means that you won’t scratch the uPVC. Safety first, though: make sure that when cleaning upstairs windows you are not at risk.

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Use some warm water and some detergent – washing-up liquid is perfect – and a dish cloth to wipe clean the glass window itself. Never use abrasive pads. When it is clean, wipe away with a dry and old cotton t-shirt for sparkliest windows Dublin has ever seen!

Cleaning the uPVC Frame

The bright white of freshly installed uPVC windows from companies like can fade over time under a layer of dirt, dust and grime. Mix together one cup of vinegar with four cups of warm water. Use this solution to clean the uPVC frame with a dry soft cloth. You might find it easier to put the mix in a spray bottle and apply it that way. Again, never use an abrasive cloth or chemically cleaning solutions, as they can take off the surface of the uPVC.

So you see, it’s easy to take care of your windows. With some simple ingredients, easy techniques and a bit of elbow grease, you can restore your uPVC to its former glory and keep your glass crystal clear.