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Can Patio Doors Be Saved?

Posted by yayi98 (My Page) on
Tue, Aug 4, 09 at 13:49

Hi, I just rented an older Townhouse and the patio doors are a mess! Half of the glass on the doors are white and you can no longer see out of them.It looks like a very bad case of soap scum but I doubt that's what it is. I've read about oxidation, mineral,and hard water buildup. I've also read about grade 2 degradation. How do I know which situation I'm dealing with? How can I clean them, if they can be cleaned at all?

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RE: Can Patio Doors Be Saved?

If they can be cleaned use warm white vinegar. You may have to soak them some but they should clean off no problem if it's just hard water.

RE: Can Patio Doors Be Saved?

The doors my be double paned glass and the seal is broken between the 2 panes. If that's the case, then moisture etc is between the 2 panes and there's nothing you can do except replace the doors.

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