My daughter has bought a house and the UPVC window frames and cills are a
bit grimey and dull.
What is a good proprietary cleaner to bring back the whiteness. I guess I
should avoid anything mildly abrasive like Cif Cream.
You should buy speacial cleaner.
They sell it at the sheds and at glazing shops.
Ordinary detergents can make the glazing seals go hard.
The problem is that the uPVC is quite porous & the muck/algy gets in the
It needs to be waxed after cleaning to seal the tiny holes.
The orginal wax finish is eventually degraded by sunlight & has to be redone
now & then.
Very tedious job to do it right.
Hmmm - but doesn't that have a mildly abrasive effect? Which would
accumulate over the years, hastening deterioration?
I have a porch, which now, 3 years old, needs a proper clean. I'm
inclined, myself, to buy a proprietary cleaner rather than screw up this
extremely expensive plastic with a DIY solution (so to speak). Someone
here mentioned the Everbuild stuff, which looks cheap enough, thus
fulfilling two aims: purpose-made 'stuff', but not ludicrously expensive.
An addendum from me: "not ludicrously expensive" only if you buy
I went into my local Jewson's this afternoon: they have exactly the same
1lt bottle of Everbuild Solvent uPVC cleaner as sold by
www.sealantsandtoolsdirect (for example). Price at the latter: ?3.95
plus carriage. Price at Jewsons: ?8.85 off the shelf. !!
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