- Rubber squeegee
- Dish soap
- Paper towel
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Provided that the rubber end is in good condition and is free of mildew, a shower squeegee works just fine for this method. Otherwise, a squeegee is about $15 on Amazon or you can find one at your local hardware or grocery store.
Before using a squeegee, make sure the rubber blade on your squeegee is sharp. If it’s dull, try reversing the blade to extend the life of your squeegee. You may even want to buy varying sizes so any glass surface can be cleaned, no matter the size.
Newsprint is incredibly absorbent and will leave windows streak-free. Newspapers are made of dense, non-abrasive fibers and, unlike paper towels, don’t release strands that can stick to your glass surface.
Vinegar is especially great for removing hard water stains on shower doors.
If you don’t have newspaper in the house, a chamois cloth or a clean T-shirt used as a rag will work.
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