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04-27-2019 05:07 AM
richardhobson Add vinegar and water in 3:1 ratio to make a paste and scrub on the stain using a brush or sponge. Hope this would work!
03-04-2019 05:29 PM
Jesseghostley There is a few different methods and steps on how to remove hard water stains from glass windows, a vinegar solution is one of the best though. I've tried and researched the different way of doing it and the vinegar solution is the safest way and effective.
12-02-2018 11:10 AM
kenneth12
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Originally Posted by Conall Smith View Post
Hi anthonylawn,

Use a Homemade vinegar solution to get rid of window stains.
Vinegar Solution: - Make a vinegar cleaning solution with 1 cup of vinegar and 1 cup of water. Mix well and put in a squirt bottle. Now spray vinegar solution on stained area of glass and leave for few minutes.After some time again spray the solution on the glass. After half an hour remove the vinegar solution with a dry towel or squeegee and you will see the stain remove from the glass.

Hope, it will be useful.

Thanks!!
Hi Conall,
I totally agree with your point. A vinegar solution is the best way to get rid of stains.
Thanks
11-29-2017 09:43 PM
rbaker
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Originally Posted by pickleron View Post
I suspect it is hard water stain in this case prepare a solution comprising of equal parts water and vinegar, immerse a towel into the solution properly, place this wet towel on the stain, press it and clean it and you will have your clean and shining window back!
Will try...
09-25-2017 08:46 AM
profcleaning Hard water stains? use a hard water cleaner. Lime away works for some but you must be very careful as it will eat the frame paint around the window if left.There are products made specifically for hard water removal.Google hard water removal.

Bon Ami or barkeepers is designed for glass cleaning.It's a polishing granule and you can buy it at most grocery and hardware stores.

http://selz.co/1Eq7peH
09-24-2017 07:47 AM
missannienow How could an essential OIL clean glass? It does contain oil, which would smear on the glass.
09-24-2017 02:19 AM
ivankasmith You first need to gather the supplies to initiate window cleaning process. Get a squeegee, a microfiber cloth and a bucket full of water and also an industry approved cleaning product. Start with removing that thin layer of dust and after that dip the squeegee in the solution and initiate rubbing the surface. Clean the window surface in a horizontal or vertical pattern to cover every corner of your window. This would take around 10 to 15 minute to complete the process with desired results. If you still want cleaner results, try finding the providers of cleaning services.
08-23-2017 09:28 PM
delightcarpetcare Thanks for all the great window cleaning information guys!
08-22-2017 10:38 PM
momentum Thanks for great information for window cleaning. Although water and vinegar will do wonder for cleaning windows stain. Lime away would be a nice idea. But for perfect result you should try some window cleaning service provider for this work. Go for http://www.momentumjanitorial.com/window-cleaning.aspx which offers 100% solutions with a reasonable price. Good day and a pleasant work.
08-11-2017 02:09 AM
FocusedJanitorial Using of orange essential oil is quite well option for window cleaning. It's becoming increasingly popular due to their rumored health and cleaning benefits. Here is a way to get rid of water stains on your windows.
1. Add some drops of the oil in water, and use a sponge or towel to apply the solution for the glass.
2. Then allow to soak, and scrub lightly with the towel or sponge.

Best.
Jose Ramos
07-18-2017 02:02 AM
Anna_powell45 It might be hard water stains. I also had a hard time scrubbing it off from my window glasses due to a misplaces lawn sprinkler. Use vinegar and water solution. It can help.
07-07-2017 09:28 AM
profcleaning Vinegar is 5% acid which means it's almost useless for a tough hard water stain.In short if it comes off with vinegar you never had a problem to begin with.

If your windows are old I would try an acidic cleaner designed for hard water spots.You should be able to find something at the hardware store.

Another thing to try and it works fairly well for weird window problems is bars keepers or bon ami.Don't buy the liquid form of this,but buy the granule.There are polishing beads in there.Use a scrub pad that's not too scratchy,sprinkle some on,add a dab of water and work it into the spot.

Another thing to try and this is for old windows not the newfangled hurricane windows (it would damage them) a 0000 steel wool pad.
If you read the label for both the bars keepers/bon ami and the 0000 steel wool pad you'll notice it's recommended for cleaning windows.Go figure.

http://selz.co/1Eq7peH
06-16-2017 02:01 AM
dupontcirclecarpetcleanin Apply the paste to the glass and allow to sit.
Scrub lightly with a brush, a towel, or a sponge.
Wash the paste away from the glass with water.
Clean the glass with water or a traditional glass cleaner, but be sure to dry it thoroughly so that the water spots do not re-form.
05-30-2017 02:57 AM
dupontcirclecarpetcleanin Thanks for sharing all great ideas.
05-29-2017 01:10 AM
sohorugcleaning Hi, try this method

1) Fill a squirt bottle with half water and half vinegar
2) Spray the vinegar solution on the glass
3) Saturate a towel with the vinegar solution
4) Scrub the glass lightly with the towel
5) Allow the vinegar solution to sit
05-29-2017 12:44 AM
ecocarpet Good thought you have. Finally doing a great job, now you can able to clean your carpet. Though it's a tough job. But next, why don't you try some reasonable carpet cleaning service provider. Who offer the service in an eco-friendly way. Go for http://ecocarpetpro.com/Suffolk/ carpet cleaning in Suffolk VA which offers 100% solutions with a reasonable price.
05-29-2017 12:29 AM
Conall Smith Hi anthonylawn,

Use a Homemade vinegar solution to get rid of window stains.
Vinegar Solution: - Make a vinegar cleaning solution with 1 cup of vinegar and 1 cup of water. Mix well and put in a squirt bottle. Now spray vinegar solution on stained area of glass and leave for few minutes.After some time again spray the solution on the glass. After half an hour remove the vinegar solution with a dry towel or squeegee and you will see the stain remove from the glass.

Hope, it will be useful.

Thanks!!
04-21-2017 08:29 AM
pickleron I suspect it is hard water stain in this case prepare a solution comprising of equal parts water and vinegar, immerse a towel into the solution properly, place this wet towel on the stain, press it and clean it and you will have your clean and shining window back!
03-29-2017 04:36 AM
EdwardECharette You didn't mention what kind of stains. It could be hard water stains, glass corrosion, crayons, etc. Make a paste of baking soda and vinegar, apply it on the stain and allow it to sit. Scrub lightly with a brush, towel, or a sponge. Wash the paste away from the glass with water and clean them with traditional glass cleaner. Allow it to dry, else water spots will form again.
Try using scrubbing bubbles for hard water spots. Try liquid dish soap for removing crayons as mentioned in this article (http://canglow.ca/how-to-get-crayon-wax-off-windows/). It suggests, simply spraying WD-40 would help you avoid scrubbing.
Dab a cloth with vinegar and press onto the rough spots on the window. The acidity in the vinegar will soften the mineral deposits. In most of the cases, the stubborn mineral stains are due to the metal window screens.
The best approach is to clean any stains you spot instantly than delaying it for cleaning at a later time.
02-22-2017 04:28 AM
anthonylawn
How to get rid of stains on my window ?

I get rid of stains in my window i tried so many cleaners but i could not find any difference , can any one of you share few tips to clean my window .

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