lead staining...

Discussion in 'Chit Chat & Introductions' started by cheapncheerful, Mar 11, 2014.

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  1. cheapncheerful

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    hi , i am the work dodger and have always left the stains which can come on leaded windows...i think its the oil off the lead...but now doing a friends have decided to get something to shift it.....so anyone know what product will shift the stain...certainly not normal window spray or elbow grease.....thanks
     
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  2. Tuffers

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    Virosol has worked for me. You mean the bleeding out of the lead? I use diluted Virosol on an old micro, rub it in then clean as you normally do.
     
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    I've possibly got a job lined up with the same problem so hopefully someone will be in the know.

    edit, tuffers answered while I was taking so long to type with the pigs t*ts god gave me for fingers.
     
  4. cheapncheerful

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    thanks for that will order some now so i dont forget.....i think we need a special top tips page for all these tips i be getting ....mind you soon i think im gonna need a bigger car.....
     
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    I cleaned the algae from a large hardwood p shaped conservatory glass roof recently and the top crest was covered in lead flashing which I found unusual including the normal wall lead flashing. Needless to say there was lead bleed stains on ever panel of glass. Howerver I did warn the owner that these stains would not come off by normal cleaning methods as would need the glass either replaced or hire a specialist glass restorer to come to do it and the customer was fine about it.
     
  6. Tuffers

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    How did it come up Smurf?
     
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    **** to be honest Tuffers compaired to my usual standards.
     
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