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Questions tagged [glass]

Hacks related to the [cleaning], preserving, manipulating, and using of glass.

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How to clean glass without glass cleaner?

I'm all out of Windex/glass cleaner and I want to clean a very dirty window without leaving streaks. I have both a microfiber cloth and paper towels available. What can I use instead of glass cleaner?
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Best method of getting a wine label off a wine bottle?

In the "old days" wine labels used to soak off in warm water, presumably because they used plain paper and a water-based glue. Nowadays 99.34% of labels are of the self-adhesive variety, laser-cut ...
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What is the best way to get rid of steam on a mirror?

What is the best and continually way to get rid of steam and fog on a mirror? The picture below is what I mean: Image from: vivaitalianmovies.com In the past, I've tried using soap and toothpaste on ...
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Remove liquid trapped under glass

If I have a table with a glass inset, and this inset is sealed/glued into the frame, but I spilled some tea and it somehow seeped under, what might be the best way to dry or remove that tea?
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How do I separate 2 drinking glasses that are stuck?

So, I have two glasses that are stuck together. How can I separate them without damaging them? I have already tried this but it didn't work, as the glasses are really thick: First, drizzling ...
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Any idea how to remove this build-up from glass shower door?

My shower door has slowly built-up this limescale-like coating over the past 5 years and it does not seem to respond to any attempt to remove it. It is far more prevalent on the door nearest the ...
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How to remove water spots?

I have a shower with a glass screen to stop the water covering the floor and I try to wipe it down every time using a squeegee in order to prevent the exact problem I am having - I believe the issue ...
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What is the best method for cutting the top off a wine bottle?

I have seen lots of methods for cutting the top from a wine bottle and tried a few. However, I noticed that when I remove the top of the wine bottle, the area cut is always really jagged. Nothing a ...