Cleaning front windows on Class A MH

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grooving grandpa

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I use "Sprayway" and Napa's "Mac's 8100 class cleaner and have never had a problem. My rig is storage near a Hydro electric gas fuel power station. After sitting in storage there is run off from my roof that leaves very caked dirty looking streaks. I wash windows with a wet sponge (no soap) first and then use cleaner. Cannot get all streaks out. Any suggestions
Thanks Lou
 

thelazyl

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You might try CLR. I'm not sure if your situation is the same as ours - we live in farm country and the industrial irrigation near us has a lot of mineral in the water which leaves streaks. CLR works great for us. Hope it helps.
 

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You can use cleaners that are a bit more aggressive if it's mineral or other deposits from the runoff. CLR would be one, or an abrasive cleaner like Comet or Ajax on a damp sponge would be something to try. Rinse well, then use a non-streak window cleaner for the final wipe.

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Might start with a simple vinegar and water solution in a spray bottle, a gentle kitchen scrub pad. It should work similar to CLR, a lot cheaper. I also start off cleaning my house windows this way, then the windex.
 

Gary RV_Wizard

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You may have to use a rubbing compound or glass polish if CLR won't do it.

Mac's 8100 is for dirt & grease, but isn't an abrasive type polish. Ask at the NAPA store for a product that will remove paint overspray from glass, e.g. MartinSenour TECnique.
 

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When the windshield of my car gets bad, I use ooooo steel wool. If you can’t find it use oooo steel wool. Takes off all the bugs and anything else on it.
 

grooving grandpa

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Might start with a simple vinegar and water solution in a spray bottle, a gentle kitchen scrub pad. It should work similar to CLR, a lot cheaper. I also start off cleaning my house windows this way, then the windex.
I went over the windows a day later with sprayway again. It did a much better job the second time. I will try the vinegar and water solution next time. I do have a can of CLR at last resort.
Every ones post has been very helpful
Thanks again
Lou
 

Tlaw123

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I would try mild vinegar solution first, clean up and dilute any dripping with lots of water, (will breakdown waxed surfaces).
Fine steel wool, ooo/0000 is my second method, then clean with Inviglass with micro cloth.
Some guys swear newspaper is the best choice.
 
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