Water deposits on window

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One of my sprinklers has been hitting a window. The window has a lot of water deposits on it. I have tried white vinegar and it didn't work. Any ideas for getting the water deposits off my window?
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  • Texasgranny Texasgranny on Dec 02, 2014
    Have this same problem on windows & a glass door - help!
  • Zeka Zeka on Dec 02, 2014
    Try a razor blade scrapper. Like what a person uses to get paint off glass. Then try white vineger or full strength lime-a-away.
  • LeeAnn Gerleman LeeAnn Gerleman on Dec 02, 2014
    I've also heard that a bit of toothpaste in water gently rubbed on glass may take away small scratches or deposits. I have a friend that uses this on his big headlights on his car.
  • Marion Nesbitt Marion Nesbitt on Dec 03, 2014
    I don't mess around. One of my storms had a lot of baked on mineral stains from the elements. I took an SOS, wet it down well, and used that. Then rinsed well and used fresh water and my Magic Cloth. Sparkly clean.
  • Vickie Vickie on Dec 03, 2014
    A friend does windows professionally that always look amazing. She take about a gallon of water, adds a couple of drops of blue Dawn, scrubs windows with this and while wet uses the razor blade scrapper that Zeka mentioned above. From the home stores, it is T shaped, about 3 inches wide, and you use that squeegee the entire window. I used it on a window that was old, and really look milky in the corner from so much deposits through the years, it was amazing when done! Also, I have used a mix of equal parts Dawn and vinegar to clean the tub surround so decided to use it on my patio doors. Spray it on, let it soak a while, it sort of crystallizes the hard water spots so they can be scrubbed clean a lot easier, still work but less. If it is really bad on the windows, use the razor to scrap or it might possible come off with just a scratch free scrubby pad. My patio doors looked so clear I was afraid someone might walk through them! Good luck, hope this helps
  • Adriana Maranto Adriana Maranto on Dec 03, 2014
    Spray canola oil , let it sit on it for about 20 minutes , get baking soda on a scrub cloth and rub it, when dissolved , wash the oily stuff with vinegar and dawn, hose it down and use newspaper to dry it and make it spark
  • Jeanie Wilde Jeanie Wilde on Dec 03, 2014
    Use Lime Away on the windows. I have been using it for years and years. It works like a charm. We live in the country and we yearly clean our pastor's house for him. I told the other ladies about using lime away and they tried it and were amazed. They said they were going home and cleaning their windows with it. Just make sure you rinse and dry the windows well after using it.
  • Irene Irene on Dec 03, 2014
    Thank you one and all for your help. I'm a little skittish about using a razor scraper. I do like the idea of Jeannie Wilde, for using Lime Away. I have some in my cupboard ready to use when this much needed rain stops. I live in So.Cal. and we are in a serious drought, our water table is very low. It would take several years of normal to above normal to get our water table up. Every little bit of rain helps. Well back to the window cleaning. Adriana Maranto, If needed I will try your method of using Canola oil. It sounds good to me and I wouldn't have to worry about scratching my window with a razor scraper. Sometimes I'm a bit of a clutz. (sp) clutz? As old as I am clutz is my middle name when it comes to getting on a ladder. LOL
  • Grandma jean Grandma jean on Dec 04, 2014
    Try cornstarch and water. vLook online. We use lake water and it spots the windows. This works great!
  • Crystal Crystal on Dec 23, 2014
    I would try a Mr Clean Magic Eraser. Then shine it up with vinegar. I've never come across anything the magic eraser could not clean. Good luck!!
  • Dil Kirkpatrick Dil Kirkpatrick on Jan 23, 2015
    I have nearly the same answer....mix warm water, dawn dish liquid, vinegar and cornstarch....the cornstarch works as a adhesive to allow the vinegar to work. apply, let set a minute or so then rinse good luck
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