The Blue Rain Window Cleaning Method

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The Blue Rain Window Cleaning Method

How get cleaner windows and $100s doing it in 3 easy steps.

The problem: Windows get dirty too soon after they’ve been cleaned no matter what you use to clean them, and water spots appear after the first rainstorm. The solution? The Blue Rain Window Cleaning Method!

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The best part about this process is that the Blue Rain method doesn’t take any additional time; you can easily DIY or ask your window washer to use this method.

The technique was discovered by Clera Windows and Doors, and is one of the best ways to clean windows.

Rain-X and Blue Dawn will keep your windows free of stains, smears and other blemishes, even after a multiple rain storms. We’ve found that this Blue Rain method will keep your windows clean for up to 6 months, but since you love a good clean window, you’ll probably find reason to reapply after 3.

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What you’ll need:

Blue Dawn:

More than a dishwashing soap; gentle enough to be used on hands, powerful enough for hard surfaces and glass.
Doesn’t leave a film or residue.
Removes dirt, grime and stains easily and effectively

2. Rain-X (Original)

Made for car windshields to keep falling rain and snow from obstructing a driver’s view even when the wipers are in use
Uses water beading technology
Not a cleaner but will prevent rain damage on your windows

The Blue Rain Cleaning Hack: The Ultimate Clean Solution

Cleaning your windows doesn’t have to take all day. With the Blue Rain method, you’ll have streak-free windows that sparkle and repel 99% of the rain that hits it. After you try the Blue Rain method, you’ll find that water trickles right off your windows leaving them clean and without water spots. These spots are the leading cause of window dirt and stains, but you won’t be seeing those again!

Step 1: Blue Dawn, The Base

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Put a drop or Blue Dawn into a spray bottle of warm water. Shake and apply to your windows.
Wipe off in a circular motion with a paper towel or newspaper. We found that newspaper delivers a streak-free shine. Paper towels do too but you may need to work harder.
For maximum effectiveness, you can use a squeegee. Add another drop of Blue Dawn if you have a very dirty window.

Step 2: Rain-X Original, The Repellent (Outside)

Make sure your surface is 100% dry. Rain-X will not work if it’s not dry. Spray Rain-X Original about 1.5 feet away from your outside window (or shower glass), just enough to cover it with a mist.
Wipe off in a circular motion with a paper towel or newspaper. Newspaper delivers a streak-free shine. Paper towels do too but you may need to work harder.
For maximum effectiveness, you can use a squeegee.

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Step 3: RAIN-X 2-in-1, The Repellant (Inside)

Spray Rain-X 2-1 about 1.5 feet away from your window, just enough to cover it with a mist. Rain-X 2-in-1 is odorless and better for indoor use vs. Original Rain-X.
Wipe off in a circular motion with a paper towel or newspaper. Newspaper delivers a streak-free shine. Paper towels do too but you may need to work harder.
For maximum effectiveness, you can use a squeegee.

Only attempt to clean the outside of your windows if you can safely reach them with a ladder. If your windows are high above the ground, please consult a professional.

According to Rebecca Hill who tested this method on her home, Rain-X Original repels water like no other, but to be safe, we tested three different types of to ensure the windows were getting the maximum water repellent cleaning they needed.

1. Rain-X Xtreme Clean

Takes a long time to buff out of windows
Strong odor

2. Rain-X Original

Perfect for outdoor windows and easy to buff out
Slight odor but won’t bother you outside

3. Rain-X 2 in 1

Perfect for inside windows and glass (shower doors, etc.) and easy to buff out
Odorless

Take a look at the infographic below on the method:

The Best Way to Clean Windows the Blue Rain Window Cleaning Method

[ Source Clera Windows & Doors ]

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