If there is one thing that you can do to your home that really brings your interior or exterior decor into the modern era of design, it is opting for glass balustrades as a key feature.
There is something effortlessly futuristic and minimalist about them, and you will notice that many luxury properties have been using then for some time!
Of course, as with anything so glass dominant, there is always the issue of cleanliness, but as long as you know how to maintain your balustrades properly, they should stay a wonderful feature in your home for many years to come.
From us here at Quality Glass Solutions to you at home, here is a fool proof guide to cleaning your glass balustrades!
- The first tip to pay attention of is the fact that you shouldn’t be using commercial glass cleaners. They might seem like the obvious thing for the job, but actually, they have a tendency to leave residue behind on the surface that doesn’t look great on balustrades.
- It is much better to treat your glass balustrades as if they were dishes and wash them with warm water and pure liquid soap instead. Dishwasher soap can also work just fine for this task. Don’t be fooled by all of the flashy, commercial brands that promise lots but deliver very little.
- All you really need to do is clean the glass with a sponge before rinsing it with clean water and drying it with a clean washcloth. Alternatively, you can also give the balustrades time to air dry. This is another great way to avoid leaving any drying marks and smears from swiping across the panels.
- If you happen to discover any bird or animal droppings/mess present on the glass balustrades, then it is always a better idea to clean this off as soon as possible rather than leaving it to dry. This type of animal matter can actually be very erosive to the glass and hardware of your balustrades.
Hopefully these tips will keep your own glass balustrades in good condition for some time, but when the time comes that you might need replacements or just a change of style, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us to talk about anything you might need.
We are always happy to help you out and a member of our dedicated team will be able to give you some expert level advice.
For more information on glass balustrades, view our previous blog post here.