Low-E Glass Care

Adelaide Glaziers upgrading windows to Low-E glass

Taking care of Low-E glass windows is essential to maintain their appearance and functionality. Here are some tips for cleaning and maintaining Low-E glass:

  • Regular Cleaning:
    • Use a soft, clean, lint-free cloth or a sponge with a mixture of mild soap and water or a vinegar-based solution.
    • Avoid abrasive cleaning tools or harsh chemicals, as they may damage the coating or the glass itself.
    • Make sure to dry the window thoroughly with a squeegee or a dry cloth to prevent water spots.

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  • Inspect Seals and Frames:
    • Regularly check the seals and frames of the windows to ensure there’s no leakage or condensation, which could indicate a compromise in the window’s insulating properties.
  • Be Gentle:
    • The Low-E coating, especially in the case of soft-coat Low-E glass, can be quite sensitive. Handle with care during cleaning to avoid scratching or damaging the coating.
  • Avoid Stickers and Tape:
    • Avoid applying stickers, tape, or other adhesives to the glass surface as these can sometimes damage the coating when removed.
  • Professional Cleaning:
    • For stubborn stains or for periodic deep cleaning, it might be beneficial to hire professionals who are familiar with Low-E glass care.
  • Prompt Repair:
    • If you notice any damage, like cracks or chips, consult a professional for repair or replacement as soon as possible to maintain the energy efficiency of your windows.
  • Blinds and Shades:
    • Use blinds and shades judiciously to prevent excessive heat buildup which might affect the longevity of the Low-E coating.

By practicing regular and gentle care, Low-E glass windows can remain functional and aesthetically pleasing for a long time.


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