The “final touch” on any outstanding mirror installation is proper cleaning. The techniques described here are good practices for you to maintain the mirror.
These procedures recommended by the Mirror Division of the Glass Association of North America (GANA) are for the cleaning of high quality mirror products. Edge deterioration (black edge) has been reduced due to improvements in mirror coatings. Most occurrences of this are a result of the use of improper cleaning agents. Research into more durable backing materials, consumer education, and improved mirror manufacturing processes is ongoing in a continuing effort to provide a durable, trouble-free, and environmentally safe product. Note that following these guidelines does not promise an end to all mirror problems. Screens & Things does not guarantee any results of any kind relating to the use of this publication.