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    I had a request today from a customer that wants her windows cleaned and Rain-X applied. I have never applied Rain-X or any other window treatment and was wondering what would be best to use, easiest to apply and how much to charge per standard window.

    Any help is much appreciated!!!

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    I've heard that Rain-X is the easiest to apply but I'm not sure how long it will last. Ettore has a good system called Glass Guardian that they say will last anywhere from 1-2 years depending on the frequency of cleanings.
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    Glass Guardian is supposed to be the best but it is labor intensive. and have private label glass protection products that wash on and squeegee off.
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    I've been using Rain-X mixed in my cleaning solution until last week, when I ordered my first WFP.
    Just throw a few drops in there and you're done.
    Don't wanna start a debate like the titan-glass-gleam-4.html">GG4 vs Dawn but it seems to help to keep the windows cleaner a little longer, and that's one of the reasons why I decided to "discontinue" it use.
    Used to charge like $1/window as an addon, but if they didn't wanna pay for it I used it anyway, I believe that makes my job easier next time.

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    I often refer to Rain-X sometimes as examples, but never used it. Hum... I'll give it a try
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    I offer it as a Hydrophobic additive, and tell them that "is like the Rain-x that you use on your windshield".

    Give it a try, $6 a bottle and last long time, not a lot to loose there.

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    Can the Rain-X that you apply to your windshield be applied to house windows? Or is there some other form of it made specifically for house windows?

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    I have heard of using rain-x before. But just thought it was a scam. I guess I shall re-think this observation.

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    Rain x works ok but not for long in my area. only a few rains or so. sani shield is about the same. I like A-maz. One thing to watch out for is how much you put on. A little does the trick. To much and you will be buffing on it forever!
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