How to clean cloudy glasses

The Best Way to Clean Cloudy Glasses

Is there anything more annoying than unloading the dishwasher to find a top rack full of cloudy glasses? Not really. Mickey from Katie, Texas was tired of this happening to her so she asked us, “How do I get my clear drinking glasses to sparkle?” Well, Mickey, we can show you how to clean cloudy glasses and even reduce future cloudy build up.

The icky cloudiness comes from the hard water in your home. It's the minerals in the water building up over time that eventually leave that cloudy film on your glasses. CLR® Calcium, Lime & Rust Remover can remove that film and help keep the cloudiness from returning.

How to Clean Cloudy Glasses using CLR Calcium, Lime & Rust Remover

  • Mix CLR Calcium, Lime & Rust Remover with warm, clean water in a large, clean bowl (50/50 mixture)
  • Apply the mixture to the glasses using a damp sponge or cloth
  • Wait 2 minutes
  • Rinse the glasses thoroughly with cold, clean water
Always read label instructions before use.

If, after treatment, your glasses still don't look clean, repeat these steps using CLR Calcium, Lime & Rust Remover at full strength (without mixing). If, after that, your glasses still don’t look clean they are likely permanently etched from dishwashing. It's a risk we all take with dishwashers and it's why we recommend handwashing any special glassware.

To Prevent Cloudy Glasses

Cleaning your dishwasher regularly using CLR Calcium, Lime & Rust Remover is a good preventive step you can take to keep your glasses looking crystal clear. Check out this video to see how it’s done.

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