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Message posted by LobeyDosser on 05/11/2013 at 4:48pm
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Quote: Originally posted by clairehope on 04/11/2013
Hi Lobey, I see you have moved to the dark side from folding camper-land too! I have scratches on my windows too and would like to remove them, even if only from the front windows. If one of those product really makes a difference please post which it is, I have seen various products on ebay which claim to do the job, but I can't really afford to try lots of different ones!��

Hi Clairhope, I decided to go with Fenwicks Windowise as I use other Fenwicks products and like them.

It is perhaps a little mild, but it is doing the job.

The haze on the windows (weathering) is coming off a treat and the scratches are coming out, but slowly.
Of the two windows I have used it on so far, one window, a side one, is now completely clear and beautiful. The other window, a front one, has had 3 goes and while 50% of the scratches are gone, it will need a few more applications to get it completely clear.

Because I am simply putting this on then polishing it off, I will do all the windows to remove the weathering haze and then the worst of the scratches, while the van is in my workshop.
Then I will take the Windowise with me on trips and do the rest of the polishing at my leisure, on site.

Like with any of these products, unless you are using an electric polisher, elbow-grease is required and for me, that means one window per day.
Oh, and clean & polish the insides of the windows before you start or you will be trying to remove marks on the outside that are actually on the inside!   



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Message posted by Majestsick on 14/11/2013 at 10:36am
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Quote: Originally posted by Majestsick on 14/11/2013
http://caravanwindows.co/

Having had to replace old for new windows in the past thanks to the attention of some vandals, I reckon to replace all my scratched windows would cost me more than what I paid for the caravan.

Anyways, for me, half the pleasure of having a caravan is working on it over the winter period.

But thanks for the linky. I will save it just in case.



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top tip if you want get fussy after all your polishing,you finish on fine scratches using toothpaste,try a small area first to check.i have used it.ialso bought an old window to try all kinds of different cleaners,i like Tcut as well,use with care.

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Mequiars Plast RX don't bother with anything else it won't be as good. I use it on all my valets

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hello was talking to a chap this morning from Kenmore caravans about cleaning windows and what he would use he recommended that you first wash down the window with fresh clean water to remove dirt wipe clean and dry then apply t-cut using small circular motion all over the window (remember to mask up the security details etched on windows)once dried buff with a dry lint free cloth he said it brings it up brilliantly.

























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Thanks fjmike. I have made a note of that one.

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Quote: Originally posted by LobeyDosser on 14/11/2013
Quote: Originally posted by Majestsick on 14/11/2013
http://caravanwindows.co/

Having had to replace old for new windows in the past thanks to the attention of some vandals, I reckon to replace all my scratched windows would cost me more than what I paid for the caravan.

Anyways, for me, half the pleasure of having a caravan is working on it over the winter period.

But thanks for the linky. I will save it just in case.






Could always get a quote, they can repair as well. Did a fantastic job for me after some kids thought my caravan was a goal for there football, matches all the others.


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