When it’s dark outside and the rain is pouring down, window cleaning may not be the first thing you think of. However, cleaning windows in rainy weather often results in Vinduespudser and better results. This is because dirt and stains on the windows are softened and thus easier to wash off. So we say: Put on your rainwear and look forward to getting back into dry weather afterwards.
Are you considering cleaning windows in the rain?
You can easily polish windows when it is raining, although light drizzle may be preferable to pouring rain if the windows need urgent cleaning.
Recipe for washing windows in rainy weather
If you need to polish windows in rainy weather, it requires a good soapy water mixture, which contains cold water, dishwashing detergent and a little bit of ammonia alcohol. Then you are sure to get rid of the worst stains and dirt on the windows. Simply mix the ingredients here in a bucket:
- 5 liters of cold water
- 1 tbsp. dishwashing liquid (or sulfo)
- Half a cap of ammonia alcohol
Technique for window cleaning in rainy weather
If you need to polish windows in the rain and you want to avoid getting completely soaked, then it is a good idea to have control of the technique for cleaning windows. With the procedure below, we make sure you are properly dressed.
Wash all windows with the mixture using a good soap brush or washer. Dip it into the soap mixture and let it drop off before you start. Then cover the entire pane with soap using the washer.
Once the window is covered with soap, use a squeegee to clean the window free of soap. You must use a smooth and fast horizontal movement from side to side down the window. Always remember to let the tracks overlap a few inches so runners and stripes are avoided. If the windows are dirtier than usual, the above process can be repeated once more.
Finally, wipe the windows with a dry cloth or tea towel – especially at the edges, so that all soap residues is completely removed. It gives a nice result and even helps to extend the life of the windows.
Get help with window cleaning regardless of the weather
Window cleaning is necessary all year round. And it can be a sour job that constantly gives bad conscience when it rains for extended period of time. And it does once in a while in little Denmark. Therefore, you may want to consider seeking help from a window cleaning company such as Jacobsens Rengøring. Our window cleaners cover the whole of Greater Copenhagen & North Zealand. They always deliver a satisfactory result they can vouch for, so you are definitely in safe hands with us.