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Karcher window cleaner

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Floradora9 Mon 09-Jan-17 12:42:26

I bought one in Tesco this morning with no cleaning fluid to go with it . What do you use in yours please ?

Bellasnana Mon 09-Jan-17 12:49:10

I use just a couple of drops of washing up liquid. Bought a Karcher on recommendations of other Gransnetters and am very pleased with it.

merlotgran Mon 09-Jan-17 13:24:16

Washing up liquid for me as well.

rosie1959 Mon 09-Jan-17 15:13:56

I wash my windows with water and a few drops of fairy the use the Karcher to remove water from windows
You don't put anything in the Karcher ?

Linsco56 Mon 09-Jan-17 15:26:49

I think the OP means the little spray bottle that comes with it. I don't bother with the bottle, instead use Windolene spray or water with washing liquid.

Kittye Mon 09-Jan-17 16:28:42

Bucket of water and a few drops of washing up liquid. I don't use the spray bottle I just slosh it on with a sponge and then Karcher it off. No smears,one of my best household buys!

Jalima Mon 09-Jan-17 16:50:36

I bought some little sachets of Karcher own make window cleaning fluid, quite cheap from B&M or somewhere similar.

Jalima Mon 09-Jan-17 16:51:42

The diluted cleaning fluid goes in the spray bottle.
Presumably one came with the Karcher vacuum window cleaner.

Ana Mon 09-Jan-17 16:52:27

I bought one about a year ago and haven't got it out of its box yet...blush

Jalima Mon 09-Jan-17 16:53:44

Do you mean to say ..... shock
Actually, mine hasn't seen the light of day since last summer.
Could not clean windows balancing on one leg, that's my excuse.

Stansgran Mon 09-Jan-17 20:16:34

I love it for the dripping condensation in the bathroom . And for a nightmare glass coffee table.

Elegran Mon 09-Jan-17 20:27:12

Great for cleaning the condensation and splashes in the shower, too - if you stand it outside the shower while you are in there showering, you can reach round the door before you get out and run it down the tiles walls and door while standing there. It fills up with an amazing amount of water, no wonder mould builds up on the grouting.

grannypiper Tue 10-Jan-17 07:30:45

Stardrops is great for cleaning glass,old fashioned but fantastic.

Floradora9 Tue 10-Jan-17 22:33:41

Thanks for the replies I used mine to-day with just a drop of fairy liquid in the bottle and was impressed. I got the latest model with two head one small enough for little panes in the doors and it was reduced to £49 in Tesco . I thought this was a good price.

Candelle Sun 22-Jan-17 23:54:08

We use undiluted screencleaner (bought from supermarkets) in proportions of 1 to 4 (mixed with water).

This is far far far less inexpensive than buying a proprietary cleaner which is 3/4 water!

V expensive water!

Cherrytree59 Sun 22-Jan-17 23:58:32

I also use mine on the car windows which at this time of year have a lot of condensation.