Smeared Glass

Discussion in 'Traditional Window Cleaning' started by Andy, May 16, 2016.

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  1. Andy

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    Iv cleaned some internal baulstade glass today. This is the second time I've cleaned it. It was covered in finger prints as was the first time. Iv used soapy water applicator and blade and ubik it looks clean close up but when you stand back it has parts that look misty and if you try and wipe just smears. I used the ubik because it did the same thing last time I cleaned them. And iv tried with scrims and microfiber cloths. Iv cleaned with blade and water fed pole and iv had some **** glass before but these just seem inpossible to clean. I spent half a day to day and they Still look pants. Should have took 1 1/2 at the most. I clean balustrade glass coverd in prints and salt spray and never get this problem.
     
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  2. peter rogers

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    U any pics ?
     
  3. Andy

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    I took a couple on the mobile but they haven't come out very clear.
     
  4. Tuffers

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    A bit smeary?

    Sorry ::-P:
     
  5. Andy

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    Can't belive it's a forum of window cleaner's and no one knows.
     
  6. mark2788

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    Its hard to get an idea of how bad it is as you've tried pretty much everything you can, I'd use a scraper and almost everything comes off with that and a microfiber cloth, it might just be one of those things?
     
  7. tench0771

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    try a magic spung :thumbsup:
     
  8. TolishAPurd

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    Sounds to me like you got caught out by the sun and it dried a little before squeegeeing?
     
  9. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    As TAP says. I would soak it....dripping applicator and then squeegee it off.

    Sounds like your doing too much area with too little water.
     
  10. Andy

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    It's not that. it's all of them and it did the same last time. I do other bauldstades and glass and don't have a problem. There definitely soaped up enough that's why it's giving me the hump.
     
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