New Style Leaded Windows

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by KFH19, Aug 20, 2013.

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  1. KFH19

    KFH19 Member
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    What's the score with new style leaded windows with pure water?
    A new potential customer has modern windows only a year old, one pane of glass but with a leaded grid stuck on the window? On the inside its just plain glass.
    Does anyone know if these will give me any issues?

    Many thanks.
     
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  2. Tuffers

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    I can't see any problem. Watch out for the older lead double glazed glass though, the ones that first came out. The lead comes off the glass on those sometimes.
     
  3. Andykarlaxxx

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    What actual problems do leaded windows cause? Just out of curiosity
     
  4. stuvy

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    you sometimes get white staining that can be hard to shift plus the lead can peel off if its a cheap window or your too rough!
     
  5. Andykarlaxxx

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    Whoa, ill keep that in mind
     
  6. OoO

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    I use a soft flocked brush from Gardiner. You can scrub as hard as you like its great for leaded windows.

    If i use a normal dual trim Gardiner brush or similar you can hear it scrubbing. Thats how you rip lead off.

    As for the OP. I clean countless leaded windows and all are fine BUT old wooden leaded windows can be a pain!
     
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