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Old 06-05-2005, 07:16 AM   #15
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Haven't tried it but ...

I seem to recall some car products that would keep condensation from forming. Also RainX might help - it makes the glass "slick", so rain slides off easier. Won't take whatever it is off, but might stop the for-sale sign problem.

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Old 06-05-2005, 08:00 AM   #16
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Old 06-05-2005, 08:16 AM   #17
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Worth a try

I was looking for the product "Glass Wax" but find that it was discontinued in 2002. BUT as long as you are trying everything else, why not try something like an automotive wax polish? Can't hurt, might help, worth a try.
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Another product that works wonders is Bestine. It was originally made as a rubber cememnt thinner and remover. It will take just about any adhesive off completely. I've used it for over 30 years and I can't recall anything I tried it on where it didn't work. It comes in small cans and is found in art supply and craft stores like Michael's.

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Old 06-05-2005, 02:17 PM   #19
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Eastowood sells glass polishing stuff...a rubber fitting for your poloisher and a mild abrasive. I might have to do our Saturn windshield as it is getting a bit cloudy
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Could it be possible that it is on the outside of the window? Not many folks can write mirror image on the inside.
This is what I was thinking just this morning. It's a good point.

I was only focusing my intense cleaning on the inside because that's where the condensation occured which brings out the image.

Could outside marking be affected by the condensation?

I'll try some more cleaning on the outside with a few of the ideas and see.

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Could outside marking be affected by the condensation?

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Yes. Different compounds on the outside of the window can and do cause different amounts of condensation, depending on what they are, and how much longer it takes that part of the glass to accumulate condensate.
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People used to use shoe polish to write on windows. Maybe that's what he used. Try fingernail polish remover. It has acetone in it gets pretty much anything off.

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