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Old 06-13-2015, 10:07 AM   #1
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Window Cleaning

There is something in the owners manual about using car wax on the windows. I'm curious bout the reason. Is the tint and reflective finish on the glass surface? We some old water streaking that we would like to remove but, we're a little reluctant to try anything to harsh.

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Old 06-13-2015, 11:31 AM   #2
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We use this on the windshield and it works great and streak free. Maybe some CLR might work on the streaks but I wouldn't flood the windshield with it, just in a rag on the streaks and follow up with plenty of water. I've also seen some videos using super fine steel wool followed up with Rain X on car windshields but not RVs.


Here's one:
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Old 06-13-2015, 11:52 AM   #3
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Thanks Todd,

I'll try that method on my windshield. Invisible glass seems to be a Rain X type product. Do you prefer it to Rain X? I'm thinking you might have just a little more rain than we've had lately so you would have more practical experience.

My question was mainly about the side windows. Manual says automotive paste wax or Bon Ami glass cleaner. Haven't heard that name in a long time.

I am wondering if it has to do with the reflective tint. Is the tint on the surface or is sandwiched in the glass. I have hard water streaks and spots that I'd like to get out. But, better to have streaks than screwed up glass.

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Terry, I like Invisible Glass. We've used it for several years from the spray can. These pump sprayers are new and the one with the included rain x type ingredient is still newer. I have a bottle and have used it in the shower but not on the windshield yet. I prefer the Invisible Glass product because it has no surfactants thus no streaks. FMCA seminars on the subject recommend avoiding surfactants for exterior surfaces because that's where streaks and water spots come from. Also, leaving water drops to dry on the window surface will cause water spots. Use microfiber to dry the glass completely.


I also thought that maybe you could use BKF on those spots to see if that can remove them.


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Tripped over this window wash recipe a few month back. Won't use anything else now. No water spots or streaks
1\2 gallon warm water
1TBS JETDRY
2 Tbs dawn

Wet windows with water, wash then rinse. A little elbow grease for bugs but the road crap comes right off. The jetdry helps the water sheet off with no residue just like in your dishwasher. Oh and its cheap!!!!!
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I have used Rejex on all my vehicle windshields for years including the coach and the corvette. Usually do it once or sometimes twice a year and water just rolls off and usually don't even need the wipers. Was might work the same but I use Rejex on the front cap as well and bugs are not an issue to get off.
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I have used Nufinish on all my rigs.If you have any wax laying around try it on your glass, water will bead up and the next few washings you will find that the bugs and grime comes off real easy.
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I have used Rejex on all my vehicle windshields for years including the coach and the corvette. Usually do it once or sometimes twice a year and water just rolls off and usually don't even need the wipers. Was might work the same but I use Rejex on the front cap as well and bugs are not an issue to get off.


I have been using Rejex for a long time and it has save me a lot of time and effort. I like it better than Rain-X.
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