Hoo, boy, I'm going to acid test some of these. I have large windows that
the previous owner let hard irrigation water dry on. White streaks. I
tried TSP, Windex, 409, ammnoia, vinegar, and nothing works. I may try just
a flat razor.
But I'm going to try some of these and see. I own the windows from hell.
Vinegar will remove the hard water deposits. Now if the window/glass
are etched by the deposit of calcium - forget it.
Vinegar and elbow grease cleans the over spray of irrigation on our
vehicles. I wish desert rain would not deposit dirt on my fresh washed
"If things get any worse, I'll have to ask you to stop helping me."
I am a rather lazy house keeper and have not done my outside windows for
many years. Today, in order to better view the hummingbirds, I tried to
get the grime off of one of the windows. I tried SIX times with Windex
and some of the grime remains. Is there anything stronger than Windex?
===You've already gotten lots of good advice so I just thought I'd mention that
is better than Windex. It's a lousy window cleaner. I can't imagine how it
has lasted so long
on the market. (I use 409 Glass & Surface cleaner--the purple stuff.
Perfection in a bottle.)
On Thu, 9 Aug 2007 13:33:19 -0400, firstname.lastname@example.org (---MIKE---)
If there is that much grime on the windows, mix
1 gallon warm water
1 cup household ammonia
1 T. dishwashing liquid (Dawn)
Use a sponge or brush with plastic bristles, rinse. Then use Windex.
Wait until the windows are in the shade.
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