Get rid of paint stains on windows

Paint to prevent rust

Have you done painting work at home and have splashes appeared on the windows? Paint stains are a common problem after painting work at home. Today you will discover how to prevent and remove paint stains on the windows effectively.

Don't let the work of renovate a room look tarnished by having to deal with stains here and there afterwards. Protect floors, furniture and windows by following our advice and make the few paint stains that may have appeared on the windows disappear with effective methods.

Avoid stains when painting

When we get ready to paint a room, the previous work is just as important, if not more so. Protect surfaces To avoid paint stains, it prevents us from having to deal with annoying paint stains on the windows and furniture once the room is painted that refuse to disappear. It is not a comfortable job and it can take time, but it is important to be conscientious and pay special attention to the following surfaces:

Plastic cover everything

  1. Line the floor with protective plastic cover everything. Made of polyethylene with a translucent finish, they generally come in rolls and are very comfortable to use and very economical. The investment is worth it, we guarantee it.
  2. Place the furniture where they don't bother you to paint and protect them with the same plastic cover or old sheets that you have at home for these things.
  3. Use wide painter's tape Protect window frames and glass, as well as baseboards.

How to remove paint from glass and window frames

If you haven't done things right or trusted professionals who haven't protected the room properly, you probably now have paint stains on your windows. Even having covered everything apparently well, if you use a very light paint, do not wring the roller well and paint abruptly, they could appear splashes on frames and glass. And how to eliminate them?

Glass cleaning

If you have painted the room with water-based paints, you can remove the stains with warm soapy water using a microfiber cloth or soft scouring pad that will not damage the glass. Make circular movements and it won't take long to get rid of the stains. Afterwards, you will only have to use a second clean cloth to make the window look like new.

If you are not sure what type of paint it is, you can also use this method and if it does not work, resort to the isopropyl alcohol. It is a product that we all have at home or that we can easily get and it is very effective against this type of stain. Gently rub the stains with a cloth soaked in alcohol and make them disappear.

When stains resist, it is also very useful to have a glass scraper. They take up very little space, are economical and very useful. If you usually do work at home, you will get the most out of this tool.

Clean paint from windows

Cleaning the frames

And the frames? If they are made of wood Act as quickly as possible and moisten the paint with water to remove it with a soft cloth. Do not use solvents without first testing them in a small, inconspicuous area, as they could damage the layer of varnish that protects the wood. If the stain is dry and does not come off this way, you will probably have to carefully use a putty knife to remove it.

If the frames are plastic, However, you could apply a solvent such as turpentine to easily remove stains. Now, remember to wear rubber gloves and follow the label directions when using this product. It is effective, of course, although our advice is always to try more comfortable and less aggressive methods to start.

By following these simple and effective tips, you will have no problem getting rid of paint stains on your windows and enjoying a renewed and clean environment after the work done. Make the effort to protect everything before and avoid having to do it afterwards to enjoy the result.


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