Window Care & Cleaning

Cleaning your JELD-WEN windows is easier than you think. These recipes made with inexpensive ingredients found in your home will help you keep your windows clean, bright, and streak-free.

Recipe 1 – Soap

  • 1 teaspoon baby shampoo
  • 1 gallon of water

Recipe 2 – Vinegar

  • 1-1/2 cups vinegar
  • 1 gallon of water
  1. Rinse the entire surface of your windows with clean water.
  2. Mix your chosen recipe ingredients together.
  3. Use a sponge or soft brush with uniform pressure to apply the soap or vinegar solution. Wipe your windows horizontally then vertically. Quickly rinse and dry any drips or run-down.
  4. Rinse your windows with clean water and quickly wipe dry with a lint-free cloth.
  5. Dry the window frame and sill with a different clean and dry cloth to avoid leaving any soap or vinegar residue on your window frame.

Repeat as necessary.

Remember: to avoid inadvertent water damage, don’t allow cleaning solutions to collect or puddle on vinyl surfaces or in crevices.

Download one of the following Care & Maintenance documents for further instructions on caring for your JELD-WEN windows: