The natural light that enters through the windows on a beautiful sunny day creates a positive atmosphere in an office. The rays that pass through them reveal all the imperfections present in them.
The direct light beam hits the transparent surfaces, which is why cleaning the glass walls of the office highlights dust, stains, halos, dirt, and smog is essential.
Keep reading this short guide full of practical tips if you want to understand how to perfectly clean the interior and exterior windows of your office.
The first step to cleaning the windows of the office
The first thing to do to get perfectly transparent and immaculate glass windows and partitions are to remove the most obvious dirt.
Dust and larger residues (for example, cobwebs, small insects, crumbs) must be removed before applying products or cleaning with water, so as not to create dirty liquids that drip on the wall, on the floor, on the windowsill.
A vacuum cleaner and a dust-catching cloth are essential in this phase to obtain a preliminary result for the subsequent cleansing.
If you don’t have these cleaning tools, you can dampen a common cloth, being careful not to wet it too much, which will help remove surface dirt and dust.
Washing of glass walls and interior glass
In offices, glass is a very present material, not only in the windows that give outwards but also in the internal walls that divide the spaces, in the doors that give on the balconies, and in the panoramic elevators.
All these transparent surfaces need washing with detergents suitable for the type of dirt.
If the stains are few and not too stubborn, just use warm water and soap, apply the mixture with a cloth or a non-abrasive sponge, and then rinse with another clean cloth soaked in water only.
Drying must be done with care and precision; do not think about letting the air or the heat of the environment do this, using a dry microfiber cloth.
If the dirt on the glass is more stubborn. When its nature needs further understanding to deal with them. It is better to use specific products ready to be vaporized on the surfaces. Once applied evenly and left to act, we must remove them with a cloth.
If you find drips of paint or other substances that are very difficult to remove, it is necessary to use more aggressive products, but it is better to ask for the intervention of an expert in the sector so as not to damage the glass.
Clean exterior windows safely
If the external glass window of the office is easily accessible by standing with your feet on the ground, or with the help of a ladder, wash them by following the procedures described above for the glass present inside the workplace.
Often they become useful tools for professional cleaning windows with extensions, for example, telescopic squeegees.
The job is completely different when the windows are not easily accessible due to the height and, therefore, you would have to lean out of the windows to clean them. Just imagine a building with huge windows placed on the floors above the first to understand how difficult and risky washing can become.
The best thing to do in this case, but even if you don’t want to engage in the brigand cleaning job of the internal windows, is to ask for the intervention of a cleaning company.