Awards & Engraving

2019 Custom Gift Annual

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A&E MID-MAY 2019 • a-e-mag.com 37 W ater marks on glass are mineral deposits resulting from water, or moisture, that has dried on the glass surface or is trapped between two pieces of glass and dried. Most water marks are dried calcium. No amount of glass cleaner removes them as they actu- ally adhere to the surface of the glass. Removal of water marks can be easily done by using one of two methods. 1 The first method is to purchase some pumice powder. (You can find it on our website: Part #PUMICE.) Dry pumice powder is simply rubbed over the surface of the glass using your fingers or thumb tip. This rubbing motion with pumice removes smaller water marks. 2 The second method (for larger surfaces) is to use a special 3M glass cleaning pad in a rubbing motion to remove the water marks. These pads do not scratch the glass and can be used dry or with a water/soap mix. Soaking the glass for 10 minutes in a soap or detergent warm water mix helps soften How to Remove Water Marks on Glass By CrystalEdge the hardened mineral deposits, and the pads then easily remove them. Never use other pad types as they may scratch the glass. Dry pumice powder is simply rubbed over the surface of the glass using your fingers or thumb tip. IMAGE COURTESY CRYSTALEDGE How-To/Tutorial A&E MID-MAY 2019 • a-e-mag.com 37 A&E

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