How to clean window mosquito screens

By Phifer Mosquito Screens

Cleaning window mosquito screens is essential to maintain their effectiveness and prolong their lifespan. Here's a simple guide on how to clean them effectively:

Remove the Screens

Start by carefully removing the screens from the windows. Lay them flat on a clean surface outdoors or in a bathtub.

Brush Away Debris

Use a soft brush or vacuum cleaner with a brush attachment to remove any dust, dirt, or debris from the screens.

Wash with Soap and Water

Prepare a solution of mild dish soap and lukewarm water. Use a soft sponge or cloth to gently scrub the screens with the soapy water, focusing on areas with stubborn stains.

Rinse Thoroughly

Rinse the screens thoroughly with clean water to remove any soap residue.

Dry Completely

Allow the screens to air dry completely before reinstalling them. Avoid placing wet screens back onto the windows as it can promote mold and mildew growth.

Reinstall the Screens

Once dry, carefully reinstall the screens back onto the windows.

How Regular Cleaning is Effective

Regularly cleaning your window mosquito screens not only helps keep your home free from insects but also ensures better airflow and visibility through the windows.