The toughened glass in our patio doors (single glazed - 18 years old) is a
real pain : ) to clean without leaving smears. It is almost as though the
glass is different and needs a different technique.
Has anyone else noticed this - or must there be some reason unconnected with
the fact it is toughened?
I've noticed that different glasses react differently to different methods
The most efficient method I've found for every type of glass is a steam
cleaner. No smears, no chemicals.
twisted little helper, spouted such drivel as:
I was told to use damp newspaper on a window once. It seemed to be like an
old wives tale, but it did leave it smear free. I guess it's something in
the printers ink. (along the lines of vinegar?)
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Hmmm, I think that may be a distortion of the traditional use of *dry*
scrunched up newspaper to polish picture frame glass before framing the
picture with it. It polishes without leaving the glass covered in dust
particles. Maybe its something to do with carbon in the ink acting as an
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