While the aesthetic benefits of clean windows are no secret, you may be surprised at the number of health benefits that accompany professionally-cleaned, sparkling panes. If you see dirt and grit building on your panes, you may want to keep reading. You may just find how serious the consequences of putting off window cleaning can be. Below are three of the main health benefits of making sure your windows are professionally cleaned. 

Allergen Reduction

Have you ever swiped your finger across a window and been disgusted by the result? Seeing the skin dander, dust, pollen, hair and many other allergens that accumulate on your windowsills can be jarring. But worse than the “gross” factor is the impact these materials can have on your immune system. Dirty windows allow for these unwanted agents from both inside and outside your home to accumulate, and can actually cause allergies for you, your family, or your employees. 

Many health conditions such as headaches, coughing, sneezing, fatigue, and nausea could all be a result of these allergens, which is why it is very important to make sure that your windows are not only cleaned, but also protected against the buildup of this unwanted grit and grime. 

Spider Control

It’s no secret that spiders love to build their webs near windows. Windows afford them a convenient and largely private place to reside and easily hunt flies and other insects that climb on your window screens. If you want to prevent spider bites and keep spiders from building nests, you need to make sure to have your windows cleaned regularly. If you’re especially freaked out by arachnids, or are prone to adverse reactions to spider bites, a clean window area can be especially important for you. 

Mold Prevention

Mold generally forms in moist, warm locations.  Condensation in your windows can create these optimal conditions that dangerous mold needs to thrive. If you’ve not cleaned your window sills in a while, you may notice dark brown or black spots. Yup, that would be mold. It’s very important that you get this cleaned up because mold, which can be very difficult to remove, can cause dangerous respiratory infections.

Of course, these are just a few of the many potential health benefits that come with dirty windows. So make sure that you get your looked at to ensure a safe and healthy home or office space. Remember, when searching for professionals to clean your windows, it’s wise to go with a service with proven experience. Primetime Window Cleaning provides services for business and residential customers alike all around Chicago and have all the expertise and resources necessary to make your windows clean —  keeping you happy and healthy.