May Home Maintenance To-Do List

By: Danny Lipford
Cleaning glass on windows in spring.

Cleaning glass on windows in spring.

To-Do #3: Clean Glass on Windows and Doors

Spring pollen and rain can make quite a mess of your windows and doors, so take some time this spring to clean window and door glass. It’s best to tackle this chore on a cloudy day when the glass is less likely to streak.

Glass cleaning tips:

  1. Fill a spray bottle with a solution of one part white vinegar to 10 parts water (1½ cups per gallon).
  2. Spray the solution on the glass and wipe clean with a fresh microfiber cloth or balled-up newspapers.
  3. If the glass is really grimy, repeat the process. Make sure the final polish is always done with a clean cloth or dry papers to keep from spreading more dirt on the glass.

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  • larry vansickel Says:
    May 28th, 2015 at 11:39 am

    my garage floor needs refinished. what do you recommend for easy cleanup and maintenance?



  • Anne Says:
    June 4th, 2014 at 5:43 pm

    I wish you the best of luck Lisa!! This is a great post Danny. I recently helped my step father with a lot if these things and it can be a bit of a back breaking process if you don’t space them out. Another thing with summer is making sure your home is safe and secure with quality locks. I love summer but it can bring out some that are up to no good.



  • Lisa Young Says:
    May 24th, 2014 at 8:31 am

    I was wondering if you needed projects for your TV show. I am a single mother of four children in Rhinelander, WI. I work full-time and have no family. My parents passed away 15 years ago. I know my dad would help if he were around! My home is 16 years old and needs lots of TLC, such as driveway sealing, more insulation, grass and roof help (lots of moss), repainting of front door, several vinyl siding pieces that need to be replaced, etc. I would appreciate any help you can give me. I am more than willing to help, but don’t know HOW to do most of these things. Thanks so much for considering my request.


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