Spring Spruce Up: 1st InstallmentPosted on Apr 30, 2015 by Maryland Sunrooms
Clean it up ~ Spruce it up ~ Live it up!
Maryland Sunrooms “One, Two, Three“ Step process to enjoying your Sunroom this spring Season!
Pro Tip:Pantone’s Spring 2015 Color Report: This season, cooler and softer color choices with subtle warm tones follow a minimalistic en plein air theme, taking a cue from nature
Step One: Clean it up!
The first step is to pick a corner a start cleaning, here are some tips for cleaning your sunroom based on materials and accessories
- Vinyl: Soap + Warm Water. Use a cream cleaner for stains.
- Glass: Warm Water + Mild Detergent OR a commercial cleaner (like Windex®)
- Roof Panels: Soap + Warm Water + Brush
- Gutters: Trowel + Garden Hose. (hint: Dont forget your downspout!)
Did you know: Unlike the gutters on your house, sunroom gutters are installed level.
- Lube Service: Light machine oil (get those handles, locks, deadbolts, and hinges!)
- Silicon Seals: Check to see if they need repaired or replaced
Pro Tip: Maryland Sunrooms uses CONSERVAGLASS SELECT™, which has a special super smooth finish to reduce the accumulation of grime on the glass. It easily sheets off rainwater and dirt!
Before you get started, check out the list we’ve gathered to help you avoid damaging your favorite room in the house!
The Six Deadly Sins of Sunroom Cleaning
1. Avoid using all solvent-based or abrasive cleaners that could damage surfaces.
2. Avoid washing your sunroom, conservatory or patio enclosure with a power washer or a pressure washer.
3. Do not walk on the roof. Wet roofs will be slippery.
4. Do not lean ladders against the gutters of your sunroom, patio enclosure or conservatory
5. Do not use razor blades to scrape the glass surface.
6. Make sure your weather seals stay in place while cleaning—if they become dislodged, put them back BEFORE closing anything. If any are broken or damaged, call us!
With these great tips, you’re Sunroom will be ready for Enjoying in no time!