Dogs are great fun, but they can be very messy. One of the things they love to do is press their wet noses all along your glass doors, mirrors and car windows. Oddly enough, many glass cleaners cannot remove these smears---especially older smears. Pure ammonia will do the trick.
Things You'll Need
- Ammonia Empty spray bottle Paper towels Rubber gloves
The Nose Knows
Pick a well ventilated room or go outside to work with the ammonia. Put on rubber gloves and take the ammonia and empty spray bottle outside.
Pour the ammonia into the spray bottle, but not to the top.
Place the spray nozzle tube back in and close the spray bottle.
Get the paper towels and go to the piece of glass with dog nose smears.
Spray the ammonia evenly over the glass.
Wipe up immediately with the paper towel. Do not allow the drips sit on the glass; they leave streaks.
Wash your hands when everything is put away. Turn on a fan to ventilate the room if the smell is overpowering.
Tips & Warnings
- You only need a small amount of ammonia to get the job done. A spray bottle filled only a couple of inches high will be more than enough to clean your entire home. Generic brand ammonia will do the job just as well as more expensive ammonia brands. Be sure to lay down newspaper or other protection for your carpet. Ammonia can bleach your carpet. The smell of ammonia sometimes makes a dog sneeze.
- Don't clean your glass in winter or when your home is not well ventilated. The smell can make you ill. Don't let your dog near the ammonia. It can burn his skin and poision him if swallowed.
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