How to get upvc frames sparkling white

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  1. Philibobs

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    Hi

    What's the best stuff to use to get the frames sparkling white.

    Where from and how to use.

    I've been using virosol. Spraying it on them brushing it clean with a soft brush then washing off, but it doesn't quite get everything.

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. TolishAPurd

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    Most cream cleaners will sort it but I've found good old Ciff to be the best for shiney white sills.

    I have a proper upvc solvent but I havent used it yet, smells potent enough though.
     
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  3. daveyboy

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    If you have virosol buy some magic sponges and wet it with mild mix of virosol and water
     
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    ecover do a good cream cleaner,homebase sells it.use it with your magic sponges[​IMG]
     
  5. SkulBlaker

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    CIF for me
     
  6. Eviestevie

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    Be carful when using any house old cleaners containing bleach because they can actually turn he frames yellow
    Pvc solvent is good but more for new windows
    Euro cell do a water based pvc cleaner that works amazing
     
  7. Philibobs

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    Where would I buy that from? How much is it?
     
  8. Eviestevie

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    Eurocell or any manufacturing firm
    My local trim centre do it to
    If you struggle let me no I send you some
    The solvent based one is good but on old windows you have a night mare with the black rubbers
    Use he water based one and a pvc silicone sealant after just spray on
    It's not quite as easy as people think magic sponges etc but charge right and it's worth it
    A window frame may look clean with house hold cleaners but put it next to one cleaned using trade cleaner and sealant he difference is drastic
     
  9. SkulBlaker

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    Sorry meant to say the cif was only used for the sills, I use UBIK for the frames and hard graft to get it clean
     
  10. Fairy

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    Hi mate, for some reason our company used lemon and vinegar mixed, cheap mix and works extremely well. Give it a go and see how it goes! goodluck mate
     
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