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hard water spots

Posted by tonib40 (My Page) on
Sun, Sep 7, 08 at 22:22

Does anyone know how to get hard water spots off outside windows our sprinkler has been hitting them and now there are spots. Thanks

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RE: hard water spots

Try using a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser.

RE: hard water spots

Maybe vinegar solution? Or, use a microfiber cloth, spritzing with water only.

RE: hard water spots

spray on straight vinegar and let it sit for several minutes then wipe or scrape off.

RE: hard water spots

White vinegar and scrape works for us, too.

RE: hard water spots

3 words for you: Bar Keepers Friend. Here's my original post about it.


I've tried everything over the years. Never had much luck with vinegar, fabric sheets, oven cleaner, and all the other suggestions. They kind of work, but not to my satisfaction. Plus, many are toxic. That's not how I'm going to go out.

Then I happened upon a random posting online where a guy methodically tested all these different solutions in a controlled environment -- side by side in his shower. See URL below.

Without a doubt, BARKEEPERS FRIEND is your solution. I've used it for several years since and it works wonders. My wife uses it to clean our kitchen sink and other surfaces. It's cheap and available everywhere. It doesn't scratch. Leaves no film. And isn't toxic like all those products that need "good ventilation." It's got oxilic acide or something like that. No scrubbing. Apply liquid or power (with water) with a sponge, do 3-4 circles, and wipe off. No sweat and instant gratification.

A little car wax after cleaning and you're all set. Trust me. You can thank me later by verifying my suggestion...

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