Can't Shift These Stains

Discussion in 'Traditional Window Cleaning' started by Tuffers, May 16, 2013.

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  1. Tuffers

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    Don't know if you can see them on the pic. They are like hard water stains. Tried Virorosol neat and still no good.

    What will shift it?

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  2. Smurf

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    Can't see what you mean in the pick Tuffers but H-Mans stuff I would have thought would do the trick (see vid section)

    Or maybe other types of hardwater stain removers my work
     
  3. Tuffers

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    Yeah, pic not showing the marks. They are the same as when someone has watered a hanging basket in a hard water area and the water has been left to dry. As a last resort I smeared the glass with pure Virosol and let it dry, then repeated a few times. It just wouldn't budge. I told the lady I could remove it when I took the job on. I feel a bit bad about it now.
     
  4. james44

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    Try 0000 steelwool and vinegar!
     
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    Virosol could even damage the glass further dude. What were you thinking :Image4:
     
  6. David Taylor

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    winsol 550 glass restorer.

    removes alkali stains, concrete run off, haze etc etc.
     
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    Do you use this stuff then?

    For me using this type of acid based products would be the last resort if all other hardwater stain removers fail.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpjFoN-kqIk

    Don't forget to get the owner to sign a wavier to cover your own **** if you use this product.
     
  8. Tuffers

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    Vinegar and baking soda is the route I'm gonna take. Feedback tomorrow.
     
  9. David Taylor

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    It`s not as strong as what h man uses. If you are doing this type of work you would already or should have spoken to the customer asking if they would like at extra cost the glass restoring.
    I use it at a garden centre which has hard water and the windows are always heavily water marked from sprinklers and watering etc. they get this treatment at extra cost twice per year.
    it will get rid of any thing on the glass not just water marks.
     
  10. David Taylor

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    this guy is proper out of shape. get down the gym fat boy!
     
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