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    rolleyes Does anybody know a trick to bring upvc windows that are well faded and grey back to brilliant white

    yep - its in the title really guys!

    UPVC windows - not been looked after and regularly cleaned so as a result have greyed over the years. Not cheap upvc either - they were a pretty penny when new and are of very high quality!!

    What do you reckon? What would bring them back up?

    thanks all!

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    Open the window up and you will find the frame is white, use this as a test area
    Use a toothpaste high in triclene (such as whitening toothpaste)
    The technique is to apply the toothpaste to a soft cloth, wipe on, then wipe off

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    ok mate, i'll give it a go.....thanks!

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    This stuff is good (the liquid - not tried the wipes). It gets my windows nice and white, and even got off the fence preservative after the neighbour decided to spray their fence and some blew over.

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    I'm no expert on this but Autoglym caravan cleaner may do the trick. It makes a really nice job of the white plastics on the caravan

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    thanks guys - I'll give these a go and report back on how it went. may even take some pictures as we all like pictures ey?

    Cheers,



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    My mate (Who's a window fitter) uses Jif/Cif bathroom cleaner as its one of the few that are recommended for plastic baths,

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    yeah mate - thought that would be the case - was thinking Jif was a good call

    I did try something like that but i needed something stronger!

    Cheers,


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    You can buy upvc cleaner.

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