Lead Windows - How Do You Clean?

Discussion in 'Traditional Window Cleaning' started by summershinejon, Mar 27, 2013.

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  1. Boys....may sound a bit of a dumb question but I'm new to window cleaning and have just got my first few customers. While cleaning some windows a neighbor asked if I could do theirs. When i went round I noticed they have lead windows which obviously I can't squeegee the traditional way ( not to my knowledge anyway)

    So I was wondering what is the best way of cleaning these types of window?

    Cheers Jon
     
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  2. Dodger

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    good wipe with damp cloth to free the dirt, wipe dry with another cloth then buff with a dry microfibre.
     
  3. David Taylor

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    soap them up, rub most off with Terry weave micro fibre , then buff with flat weave micro fibre. (thats how i used to do them)

    others use different ways , scrim etc but i`m sure some one will post the easiest way.
     
  4. Nice one thanks lads! Very quick response!
     
  5. Newbie123

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    Bit of a pain but don't leave the soap to dry at the edges of the leaded diamonds ( squares ) will leave a grey shadow visible from insides
     
  6. Posh

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    Spray with astonish tile & window spray. Rub with micro & buff off window microfibre.
     
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    If poss, mop, blade and buff if they are double glazed. If they are proper leads then don't use your blade as the lead will cut it to ribbons. Just soap up with a wet scrim and buff with micro. Bit of a mare they are tbh.
     
  8. summershine

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    So for a typical 3 bed (2 floors) semi detached, front and back all lead double glazed what would you charge? (midlands )
     
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