Return to the Cleaning Tips Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Cleaning Non-Tilt Exterior 2nd Floor Windows

Posted by marita40 (My Page) on
Mon, Feb 21, 11 at 10:31

I'm just curious how people clean the exteriors of 2nd floor old fashioned sash (ie. non tilt-in) windows. I've been in my 1913 home for three years. Last year I hired cleaners to do the work but I'd really like to know how to do them myself. I understand that you can raise the lower sash and hang out of the window to clean the upper sash, but this scares me. I also don't know how you can clean the lower sash properly; even with the upper sash being mobile, there are parts of the lower sash that my hands just can't get to. What I'd really like to do is have some kind of pole that reaches to the windows from the ground with a squeegee on the end, but I wonder whether this is feasible. Ladders are out for me. Does anyone have ideas? I'm really curious as to how people manage this.


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Cleaning Non-Tilt Exterior 2nd Floor Windows

Try Windex for 2nd Story. You just screw it onto your garden hose and spray. Only thing is you should remove any screens before using. Good Luck!


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Cleaning Tips Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here