Anyone got experience of the currently-available-at-Lidl SILVERCREST
3.7V Cordless Window Vacuum?
I have been surprised at some of the positive comments about the Karcher
product - is this very much an also-ran or competitor?
At £19.99 it is a lot less expensive...
On Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:55:56 +0100, polygonum wrote:
WTF is a "Window Vacuum"? Surely to clean windows you want a bucket,
warm water, drop of detergent, a cloth and only minor elbow grease.
Wanders off to Lidl site, ah, well if you are daft enough to get that
much foam on your windows... Mind you a squegie and cloth will clear
I am sure I have seen mention of the competitor here, or is my memory
failing? Indeed, I thought I had read quite positive comments - though I
was at the time somewhat surprised.
Lots of comments on the Amazon listing:
(Amazon.com product link shortened)
I have the karcher one, of course you don't want huge volumes of foam
like the Lidl advert, the karcher liquid is not foamy at all, the window
vac sucks the water in via a slit in a pair of rubber lips rather than
squeegeeing it off onto the window cill, this is effective at leaving a
dry, smear-free window.
Actually, , these sort of solutions looking for a problem are often not up
to the job. Its a bit like the Ktal and such of yeesteryear. Sunds like a
neat idea but seldom works. the point is witth a window vac, you tend to get
straight line smears, and the eye, as I reacall is very sensitive to regular
structures and patterns. However when you use a traditional method you swirl
and do not leave straight lines.
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"DerbyBorn" < snipped-for-privacy@Nearhome.com> wrote in message
I think glass needs "conditioning" to the cleaning method. I imagine that
residues from other regimes interfere a bit with new methods. Likewise, the
rubber of a squeegee could be a bit greasy.
It took me ages to be able to clean a patio door glass properly - it was as
if there was a film from the manufacturing process that had made it a bit
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