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Old 03-30-2016, 10:20 AM
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Window Cleaners


What does everyone use to clean their windows on their boats?

We always used the basic windex type products and at times, vinegar and water.

I heard someone at one point use upholestry cleaner!?

We never got our windows as clean as we would have liked...just seeing what remedies people have been using...
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Old 03-30-2016, 10:25 AM
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Sprayway glass cleaner
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Old 03-30-2016, 10:31 AM
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It really depends on what is on your windows. For example, before I put the kibosh on certain ways to apply spray-on sun screen while on the boat, I used to have a film on my windows, and determined it was from that crap. The only way I was able to get it off was Goo-Be-Gone. Nasty stuff.

Since then, I'm back to a standard glass cleaner.
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Old 03-30-2016, 10:35 AM
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Rain x class cleaner for me..

Also makes water bead off
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Old 03-30-2016, 10:36 AM
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Old 03-30-2016, 10:39 AM
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x2 for Sprayway.
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Old 03-30-2016, 10:43 AM
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Back to the Dollar store for the Totally Awesome window cleaner (clear) w/vinegar. Works great and it's only $1.

Not sure if they are new by they now have 1/2 gallon refills for the de-greaser in the orange bottle.
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Old 03-30-2016, 11:20 AM
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Nothing will clean a window better than an aerosol based cleaner such as Spray-Away and a microfiber towel.

My Aunt used aerosol Windex back in the 80's, she was the only person I ever saw use it. Fast forward 30 years and now I know why she had the cleanest windows on the block. Nothing works better.....

Get you one can and see if you ever go back to a conventional spray cleaner.

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Old 03-30-2016, 11:29 AM
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Invisible Glass Cleaner works pretty good and its not expensive
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Old 03-30-2016, 12:37 PM
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Originally Posted by Mastercraftdave View Post
Invisible Glass Cleaner works pretty good and its not expensive
Invisible Glass+1
2013 X2 ss w/ pro package

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