Here's an easy tip on how to clean grime on those hard-to-reach window tracks

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Ever open the window on a warm spring day to find that winter storms made a mess of your window tracks? Instead of shutting out that fresh air to avoid the unsightly mess, Artsy Mama Bear offers a quick video tutorial on how to get those tracks clean.
An easier chore than it looks, this tasks only requires a few tools: a toothbrush, some warm, soapy water, and a wet/dry vacuum. As you can imagine, there is a little bit of elbow grease and scrubbing involved, but as the video shows, most surfaces clean easily.
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According to Popular Mechanics, casement windows are particularly susceptible to problems if their tracks are not cleaned properly and regularly. A little regular maintenance keeps them running efficiently year-round. This can also help you extend the life of your hardware and window mechanisms.
Finding more than just debris in your window track? If a window that has been tightly shut has standing water in its track, Popular Mechanics suggests the problem may not be the window itself. Instead, check carefully for areas in the surrounding walls or ceiling that might be allowing water inside.
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