How do I clean windows?

by Pauline

I live in the country and my windows have water stain I have tried the vinegar bi card wd40 window cleaners and an acid base products but nothing moves the stains can you help me

q how do i clean windows
  12 answers
  • Kelli L. Milligan Kelli L. Milligan on Jan 12, 2019

    Try soft scrub with bleach and a scrubby. Works great on shower doors, may If you can feel the stain use a razor blade scraper too.

  • Kathy Gunter Law Kathy Gunter Law on Jan 12, 2019

    A good scrubber is the scrub daddy sponge. I would use a bathroom cleaner for scum. My favorite is Lysol in the blue bottle with a trigger spray. Let sit for s couple of minutes then scrub.

  • Mary Mary on Jan 12, 2019

    There are tons on the internet that have ways of doing this most require a paste. So before you try any more ways read some of them. Some warren against acidic products.

  • David walesby David walesby on Jan 13, 2019

    glass cleaner rain x and elbow grease.

  • Dani Dani on Jan 13, 2019

    Hi I use 1/2 water and 1/2 alcohol with a Mr Clean white sponge. Dip rag in solution and wipe window and if necessary use sponge/ Then wipe dry with lintless towel. This also works well on mirrors and tv screens. Also if sprayed on tight shoes and worn til dry will stretch them to fit your foot.

  • Shelia Moreno Shelia Moreno on Jan 13, 2019

    I use Dollar Tree toilet bowl cleaner in the blue and white container. Spray it on from the top / down; Then follow up with a good clean wet sponge. It takes any scum and spots off the shower glass very quickly. No hard scrubbing. Best wishes

  • MEG MEG on Jan 13, 2019

    I would suggest Spray Way glass cleaner and newspaper to clean the windows. It contains no ammonia. Then use the Rain X so the rain will repel off the windows. Maybe try Magic Eraser for the hard acid spots to remove them.

  • Nancy Turner Nancy Turner on Jan 13, 2019

    My mom lived in a country type setting and she use ammonia water to wash them and followed with a vinegar water rinse to get rid of any soapy or dirty water residue. She always ended up with sparkling windows.

  • Lyn Lyn on Jan 14, 2019

    The spots look heat related...try using a hair dryer in directed on one small place to see if you can get them to blend.

  • Michelle Leslie Michelle Leslie on Aug 14, 2021

    Hi Pauline, we mix equal parts water and vinegar in a spray bottle, shake well and spray it onto the window. Wipe off with balls of newspaper for a streak-free clean-up.

  • Deb K Deb K on Oct 04, 2021

    Hello, you can try this, hope it helps, Dip paper towels into the hot vinegar and stick them to the glass. The slightly acidic nature of vinegar allows it to soak into and loosen the mineral deposits. Let the vinegar sit for 30 to 60 minutes.