How to clean windows, mirrors and more.
Mirror, mirror on the wall. For streak- and spot-free glass you'll need:
Wipe clean the surface using horizontal strokes to prevent dripping.
Be sure to overlap areas as you clean so you don't leave any gaps.
Little gaps become big eyesores once the rest of the glass is clean.
Wipe the glass, in horizontal strokes again, applying a fair amount of pressure on the surface as you go.
This will ensure every drop of cleaner is removed, leaving you with a shining, clean and clear finish.
The ink used in some papers may smudge the glass when it's wet, so try this first in a small area before buffing the entire surface.
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