How To Get Crayon Wax Off Windows

  • Canglow
  • August 22, 2016
  • Window Care

With children in the home, our windows are especially prone to getting dirty. Crayon wax is just one of many culprits – but how do you remove it? Don’t worry: removing crayon wax is quite simple to do. In fact, it only involves a couple of products that you likely already have in your home. Here is how to go about getting your windows looking sparkly clean again.

What You Will Need

  • WD-40 (or any other water-displacing spray). Alternatively, you could also use dish detergent or vinegar, but a little more scrubbing will be involved.
  • 2 Cloths
  • Liquid Dish Soap
  • 1 Bowl

How To Get Crayon Wax Off Windows

  1. Spray your WD-40 onto a soft cloth.
  2. Rub the cloth over the crayon wax until the wax is gone.
  3. Mix one teaspoon of dish soap and one cup of warm water together in a bowl.
  4. Dip your second cloth into the dish soap and water mixture and then use it to clean off the WD-40.
  5. Clean your windows as you normally would (for example, with window cleaner or vinegar) to finish the task.

How to Get Crayon Wax Off Screen Windows

To get crayon wax off of screen windows, simply spray your screen with WD-40. There is no scrubbing involved.

Tips

When using WD-40, it is essential that you make sure you have proper ventilation when using this product by opening up the windows in your home. Also ensure that you never spray WD40 onto a hot surface.

How To Keep Windows Looking Great for Longer

Always Clean Your Window Frames and Screens

Don’t forget to clean your window frames and screens when you are cleaning the glass. This will ensure that your windows stay cleaner for longer.

Apply Floor Wax to your Window Sills

Applying floor wax to your window sills will stop them from accumulating so much dirt and grime so quickly. Because of the elements, a lot of dirt can quickly collect on window sills and spread to the glass. To avoid this, simply apply a coat of floor wax to protect it.

Change Your Heating and Cooling System’s Filters

If your windows get dirty quickly, it may be time to change your heating and cooling system’s filters.

If you are looking to update your windows, consider Canglow Windows and Doors. We are a Canadian, family-run business with in-house manufacturing, meaning that every window can be customizable. Our windows are 100 per cent lead-free uPVC, which will save both trees and your health. We also offer expert installation each and every time. Contact us today for a free estimate.

Recent Posts

Best Way To Clean Windows – Streak Free Window Cleaning

Having spotless windows is a goal of many people, and it doesn’t matter how old or new your windows are. Clean windows go a long way in ensuring that natural light can efficiently get into your home. Everyone seems to have a different method of how they clean windows and the best way to clean […]

Read More
The Benefit Of New Windows In Medicine Hat

If you’re putting plastic wrap all over your windows in the winter in order to prevent the cold and drafty air from getting in, then there’s a good chance you’ll be missing the view of the outdoors very fast. Old windows can become a frustrating nuisance quickly, and if you’re wanting new windows in Medicine […]

Read More
What’s Involved In Bay Window Replacement?

Bay windows started to become very popular throughout the 1970s and 1980s. Around 20% of houses had these windows installed. If you’ve owned a house that’s had bay windows in it since 1970, there is a good chance that it’s beginning to reach the end of its life. If you need to do a bay […]

Read More
A Guide On How To Remove Tape Residue From Windows

When people aren’t quite ready to do a full window replacement yet, they’ll resort to other methods to prevent the cold air from getting in. One of these methods is to apply duct tape to the windows. While duct tape might be a quick and temporary fix, it’s also one that will leave you with […]

Read More

Leave a Comment