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|11-06-2014 03:00 PM|
|cleaningdivas||We use a 50/50 alcohol and water mixture and it works great on the windows and blinds. It breaks up the grime and disinfects!|
|11-05-2014 04:04 AM|
Originally Posted by dani_01 View Post
|08-18-2014 12:22 PM|
|TrustyLemon.com||This is great info, sadly i get all my newspapers in electronic format now and i don't want to wipe down the windows with my iPad :/|
|08-14-2014 04:40 AM|
|wilburngweston||neem oil and soap water!!|
|10-24-2013 01:14 AM|
This is a nice information regarding window cleaning. From this article we come to know the ways to clean the window, thanks for sharing such wonderful information regarding the same.
|10-05-2013 03:21 AM|
Here are a few more tips;
Combine 2 tablespoons ammonia, 1/2 cup rubbing alcohol and 1/4 teaspoon mild non-antibacterial dish washing liquid. Using a funnel, pour the mixture into a rinsed, recycled spray bottle. Then spray it on windows, just as you would commercial glass cleaner, and wipe.
Employing newsprint instead of rags or paper towels will leave your hands dirty but your windows sparkling and lint-free -- cheaply and without streaks. You can also dip the crumpled newspaper directly into a bucket of the homemade cleaner while wearing rubber or vinyl gloves, wipe down the glass with the wet newspaper, and, to finish off, use dry sheets of newspaper to dry and polish the windows.Now that you're an adult, one of those old-fashioned blackboard erasers may once again leave you proud as you look out through crystal-clear windows. After washing and drying your windows with either newspaper, run a clean, dry blackboard eraser over the windows to remove any streaks and give them a diamond-bright shine. After washing and drying your windows with newspaper, run a clean, dry blackboard eraser over the windows to remove any streaks and give them a diamond-bright shine.
|09-13-2013 02:24 AM|
|alicenikolic||Get start by washing your window with a sponge. Washing up liquid in warm soapy water will work well but remember - the fewer suds the better. Be alert when using strong window cleaning solutions that they do not damage surrounding paintwork.|
|09-12-2013 04:42 PM|
To clean windows, use a solution of a few tablespoons of Dawn dish soap with about 3 gallons of cold water.
Use an Etorre or Sorbo squeegee, if possible, and you should have a few different sizes. Having A 6",10", and a 14" squeegee works well for residential windows. You'll want an 18" or even 24" if you are doing commercial. Any applicator will do fine, but the squeegees should be bought o line from a window cleaning supply company.
As for techniques, unless you know how to "fan" already, stick to straight pulls from side to side.
Start the side pulls from the top, and go until the very bottom, wiping the squeegee rubber after each pull. Finish by wiping the streaks or drips with a CLEAN towel, or paper towels.
If it you are at a house with storm windows, double-hung combinations, you will need to remove the storms and use mats or towels to place the windows on, lean each window against a wall with towels propped between the wall and the window. Clean each side of the window and then put it back into the window tracts only AFTER you are done with all the rest of the windows.
I personally would recommend subbing the work to a professional company if the house has storm windows.
|09-12-2013 04:10 PM|
|Luke S.||I'm sorry, but am I the only one that thinks the original post is completely incoherent?|
|09-02-2013 08:37 AM|
|Tytysherty||Many thanks for sharing good info…!!!)|
|07-18-2013 02:35 PM|
|Two Men & A Vacuum||Thank you for sharing!|
|07-07-2013 02:05 AM|
|maryancell001||Very informative post on window cleaning, Which sounds so difficult as a household activity. That is why i use Janitorial cleaning Supplies to cleanse remotest / sensitive parts, since it is not only user friendly but pretty inexpensive too. Though household remedy is always useful, if anybody got enough time to invest on cleaning.|
|06-21-2013 02:29 AM|
|Harris625||The window cleaning should be perform with some soap mixture. But it should be dry at once for saving the zink chances. The metal used in window decide the cleaning tip o f window.|
|06-03-2013 06:14 PM|
I use 1 cup water 1 cup rubbing alcohol and I tablespoon vinegar.
I use a T towel and when I wash them I never use softner with them. This really leaves clean windows and works well also on chrome fixtures in the bathroom. I have cleaned houses for 30 years and this is the best I have come up with so far,
|05-02-2013 09:54 PM|
|AndrewWilliam||Windows are the most sensitive part of the cleaning procedure as the chances of scratches or breaking are higher and also noticeable. Nowadays large glasses are being used because of the big windows in multi-storey buildings that requires special care while cleaning.|
|03-23-2013 12:55 PM|
|jenny123||Thanks you so much for the tips, I need to try this one out. I read another thread on window cleaning on cleaning talk- it said that when vinegar, water and a little detergent mixed together also cleans windows very well. It really worked for my windows, lets see this one works or not.|
|12-04-2012 04:15 AM|
|bedrik||Yes windows cleaning is one of the major part and it is really important.|
|12-03-2012 11:14 PM|
I think cleaning window yourself is better and wise decision to compare than hire a professional service. First of all wipe off excess dirt then use the sprays is to wipe the glass with newspaper.
|10-22-2012 09:01 PM|
|mariecurl||How do you remove hard water stains off windows?|
|09-10-2012 07:05 AM|
Are you looking for window cleaning tips?
Thank you so much for sharing all the useful tips. It is very necessary to keep our windows clean to prevent ourselves from different dust allergies and smell. I am also trying to switch to all homemade cleaners as they are really helpful for cleaning and easy to apply.
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