Preventing Mold from Growing on your Windows

Let’s all take a moment to be honest with ourselves, we have all battled mold at some point in our house, whether it was the old food in our fridge or the shower in the bathroom.

But did you check your windows? Chances are no, cause it’s often the last point you think of checking. Do you even know what mold on windows looks like? Don’t worry we can help identify and prevent the mold from occurring from your window surfaces.

What does it look like?


Mold on window sillIf you look closely at the window sill you can often see the brown/black spots. That’s mold. You spray it with a cleaner and wipe it clean. That’s great because you removed the surface spores, but the spores have more than likely already started developing within the wood. If this is the case for you, your only solution to completely remove the mold is to replace your windows.


mold between window panes

Ever see glass that’s spotty, and you just can’t get them clean? You’ve tried every cleaner known to man and even tried scraping at it with your nail. Well, those spots are mold developing between the window pane. Only way to remove the mold is to again remove and replace the windows.

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How to prevent mold from forming?


Window mold is unsightly, and can be dangerous to our health. Cleaning your house and windows is a very important key in preventing mold growth.

It is essential to regularly clean your home’s interior, to help prevent mold growth. The most common locations where mold is found is in the bedroom and bathroom. That’s because these areas buildup more dust than any other room in the house, so it is important to regularly dust, wipe down and vacuum these areas.

Related: Spring cleaning tips for windows

Another great way to prevent mold in your house to reduce the amount of condensation on your windows. This can be done by setting your air conditioning thermostat above 70 degrees. To maintain proper airflow in your home, it is important to keep ceiling vents open always.

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