How can I get rid of residue from window screens on outside windows?

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My windows are 25+ years old and throughout the years there is a residue build up from the window screens that are on the outside of the window. Any idea of an easy way to remove? It causes a "fog" appearance when looking through.

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  • Kelli L. Milligan Kelli L. Milligan on Apr 09, 2019

    Take out, lay on driveway use a soft scrub brush and wash with hot soap and water, flip over, repeat, hose off, let dry, reinstall.

  • Johnavallance82 Johnavallance82 on Apr 09, 2019

    Hello Joan, I agree with Kelli, That's the way to go every time........

  • Judi Judi on Apr 09, 2019

    It was too cold out one day, so I just put my screens from the family room in the hot shower, moving it around to get it all real good. Turned it around & did the same. Air dried & they came out great.

  • Lynn Sorrell Lynn Sorrell on Apr 09, 2019

    Dawn dish soap hot water and soft brush for frames,screens,sills; after rest of windows,frames has dried completely pour straight rubbing/isopropyl alcohol on clean wash( no fabric oftener on cloth leaves streaks & smears) cloth wipe glass don't use paper towels either they have chemicals which streak,smear glass