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Old 18-04-2017, 10:56 AM   #1
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What to do with what's left in the bucket

What do people do with what's left after mixing two gallons of ONR wash solution and washing a car?

Do you add to it and use it next time or throw it away and mix a fresh two gallons for the next wash ?

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Old 18-04-2017, 11:47 AM   #2
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I water a shrub or two, depending on how much I have left over. Personally, I always mix up a fresh batch for each wash.
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Mix a new batch but then I clean two cars with a mixed batch.
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Old 18-04-2017, 01:52 PM   #4
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I leave it until its too dirty to use - if you leave it a little while all the dirt will drop to the bottom of the solution and you'll be fine to keep using it. With a grit guard in the bucket its all kept at the bottom and if you come back a day later then you'll probably find the bucket looks almost clean again. You can wash a lot more cars with a bucket of ONR than you think.

After that then you throw it on the garden or down the sink - household sinks flow to treatment works while street drains dont. Better to chuck it down a sink if you havent got a garden to put it on, same as any other washing stuff.
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You could save it for later, wash another car, water the plants, soak a towel inside, wring it and wipe the interior with it, wipe the door shuts, engine bay, use it on the wheels, wipe the house windows with it...
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Old 20-04-2017, 09:57 AM   #6
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You could save it for later, wash another car, water the plants, soak a towel inside, wring it and wipe the interior with it, wipe the door shuts, engine bay, use it on the wheels, wipe the house windows with it...
even I wouldnt dare washing the house windows with my left over ONR She would KILL me
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even I wouldnt dare washing the house windows with my left over ONR She would KILL me
Mine doesnt mind. If you use the second towel to dry the glass it ends up spottles

You can also make your own glass cleaner. Mix 30% IPA and distilled water and add a bit of ONR. The smell is awfull but it makes a great glass cleaner.
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OS is my go-to glass cleaner these days - may have to try it on the house glass as well
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I have used it for cleaning the house windows without any problems. Optiseal works well but when I win the lottery I will use Opti-glass
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I have used it for cleaning the house windows without any problems. Optiseal works well but when I win the lottery I will use Opti-glass
...when I win I'll have a team of people doing that crap for me and they can use whatever the hell they like
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