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HOW TO CLEAN A GLASS POOL FENCE AND KEEP IT CRYSTAL CLEAR?
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Glass is fast becoming the most popular choice for those who really care whether their pool fence not only works effectively, but looks nice too. It’s always been attractive, but technological advances mean that glass is now an affordably viable option for pool owners who want a clean,clear, luxurious look. But how do you keep it ‘clean’ and ‘clear’? You’ll be surprised how easy it is to clean your glass pool fence. Read on for 6 simple tips!

1. HOSE

Not sure whereto start? Well, simply turn on the hose. Anything light will be blown away fromthe simple stream of water, revealing the tougher dirty stuff that will bedealt with in step 2.

2. BUILD UP

Leave thatglass pool fence for long enough, and you may find some hard-to-remove buildup.So the most stubborn bits are the best place to start, and a great hack forcleaning your glass pool fence is to use a piece of screwed up newspaper, foreffective abrasiveness but without the risk of scratches.

3. WARM & SOAPY

One of the advantages of glass pool fencing besides keeping your kids safe is that it’s easy to clean and maintain. It’s unlikely you’ll need any thing harsher or more expensive than simple dish washing liquid or an equivalent, some warm water and a sponge to do the job. Finish off with a micro fibre cloth or‘squeegee’ for a truly streak-less look that will leave that glass pool fence as good as new.

4. THE FITTINGS

Your glass poolfence, of course, will be installed with marine grade stainless steel fixings.Again, it’s not going to be any tougher to clean your stainless steel thanusing a gentle cloth and some warm, soapy water to remove the vast bulk of thebuildup, even if your pool splashes contain salt. If there are tougher stains,remember that scourers can cause scratches, but screwed up newspaper won’t!

5. HOSE … AGAIN

To finish offwhere you started, turn that hose on again, taking care if possible to beginthe rinsing process before any detergent can dry and avoiding replacing dirtstains with detergent stains! And for a truly crisp and clear finish to reallymaximise the beauty of your glass pool fence, consider actively drying theglass with a microfibre cloth, to avoid those dried-up water droplet remnants.

6. STAY VIGILANT

Regular cleaning of your glass pool fence will keep your entire swimming pool landscaping looking nice,Not only that, it also means less build up and a quick and easy clean. Things like bird droppings can actually be corrosive, so get rid of those stains quickly as soon as you spot them.

So remember,keeping your glass pool fence looking as beautiful as it is safe is actually not much more involved than doing the dishes – but an awful lot more rewarding!