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SMEARS ON GLASS/WINDOWS
Posted by SAMBANG (SAMBANG), 19 August 2003Hi everyone,
I am having trouble removing smears off glass/windows!! I use glass cleaner, but it doesn't always work well.
Posted by Clean_Waterless (Clean_Waterless), 20 August 2003Hi Sam
We have a product which dosnt leave smears on glass. It is part of our Waterless Car Cleaning range. email me for more info on firstname.lastname@example.org
I look forward to hearing from you
Posted by Steve_Simmonds (Steve_Simmonds), 20 August 2003try a bit of vinegar in the water - it's an old trick but it works
Posted by Derek (Derek), 20 August 2003Someone once told me that a bit of methylated spirits in the water works... My windows are now smear free.
Posted by SAMBANG (SAMBANG), 20 August 2003Thanks for the tips guys!!
Hopefully, my customers will be most impressed!!
Posted by samy31 (samy31), 22 August 2003Washing up liquid does the job for cleaning them use a cotton cloth to get most of the water off the window then get a old news paper and finish them off with that and the job is a gooden try it sam
Posted by Rob_B (Rob_B), 18 September 2003Try using glass gleam 4. If you go to www.wintecs.co.uk you can buy a sample for £1.00, and they don't charge postage. I swear by it, and so do my customers!!
Posted by STEVE71163 (Steve Lowe), 19 September 2003Buy yourself some scrim and just use it slightly damp and then use a dry scrim to buff up
Hope this helps!
Posted by BeeClean (BeeClean), 19 September 2003Can somone tell me what exactly they use scrim for is it used mainly dry for polishing once you have sqeegeed the window What difference does it make being washed or not
Posted by STEVE71163 (Steve Lowe), 19 September 2003Well i personally use my scrim dry as a polishing cloth and use a leather first but different people use them differently. Some people use them slightly damp on their own. Its all down to personal preference really.
Posted by STEVE71163 (Steve Lowe), 19 September 2003Sorry forgot to say that washing or boiling a scrim generally softens it up a bit and gets rid of a bit of the lint they have when new.
Posted by Terry_Burrows (Terry_Burrows), 19 September 2003 not forgetting you can buy the prewashed ones!
they cost a bit more but I think they are worth it!
Posted by Cloverleaf (Cloverleaf), 20 September 2003I use a good quality microfiber cloth after squigee, there not only good for windows but many other cleaning tasks like van windows (inside) computer screens etc.
Posted by STEVE71163 (Steve Lowe), 21 September 2003Do you find them as good because i found them difficult to get used to
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