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Old 04-28-2013, 08:08 AM   #1
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Hi!

Confusing question topic....but do you wash a reusable Unger Microfiber Window Washing cloth thing? Something makes me think you should to get the grit out, but then something makes me think that if you do and use soap (tide), it may leave a film on the windows after the next use.

Anybody have any suggestions?

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WTH

LOL, ok...I'll play

Theoretically, there wouldn't be any tide left on it after it rinsed in the washer...so............I dunno

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Thanks! I know it's a goofy question....but I also know that sometimes if you wash something, it will leave a film or residue....almost like an oil, if you use it again. I guess I just didn't want that to happen...

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It's a different question, but a question you wanted answered, so it's fair game...

I don't really know the answer, so don't go by what I say...I'm guessing.

Admittedly, I've never had laundry tested, post washing, to see if the detergent was all rinsed out.
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as long as your cloth is only used on glass you should be fine
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Use black and white newspaper on windows. Works wonders. Seriously, give it a try.
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Use black and white newspaper on windows. Works wonders. Seriously, give it a try.
I'll have to disagree with this and actually recommend against it. I've done this for years with cars, no problems. Did this on my house windows, and while it cleaned the glass well, it left ink all over the white surround of the vinyl windows. I have yet been able to get the ink off.

I switched over to an Unger mop and squeegee, which works so much better. I'd highly recommend it over the newspapers.
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Interesting. I've never had that issue. I've never even had the paper bleed on my skin or anything. Perhaps they use a different type of ink/paper where you are located? Oh well.
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Laundered ( occasionally ) micro fiber here followed by a commercial grade squeegee . If the sun ( light angle ) is right they'll never look perfect. So just do your best and go fishing the remainder of the day .

I suspect the news print may only give the windows a slight tint that's never noticed but I do know for certain using news print to pack white china for transport is a big mistake .
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they are fine to wash, I use them all the time on my windows with my homemade (thanks internet) formula (dawn, alcohol, water, vinegar)

What you DON'T want to do is dry them with fabric softener, that will render them useless as it takes the fight out of the microfibers.

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