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AnninGlos Report 3 Feb 2013 11:19

I know there are people on here who have the window vac and say it is good. Coulkd somebody please confirm that it is the Karcher WV50 that they have please. I note there are a couple of different ones on sale but some seem to have a spray bottle which then makes it cost extra. Am I right in thinking the spray bottle is not necessary and any spray bottle will do?


aivlyS Report 3 Feb 2013 11:54

yes I have the Karcher WV50 with attachments spray bottle like I said on my thread wash the windows then use vac


AnninGlos Report 3 Feb 2013 11:56

I notice the attachments are sold separately, are they necessary or an extra. Thanks for the info Sylvia


aivlyS Report 3 Feb 2013 11:58

Well Ann I like them because they are handy for smaller panes on the door .


AnninGlos Report 3 Feb 2013 12:00

Ah thanks. so I can buy the vac then buy the attachments later, that is what I wanted to know.


aivlyS Report 3 Feb 2013 12:05

Well mine came with my one Ann was £60


aivlyS Report 3 Feb 2013 12:08

Hope I have not confused you again it was£60 with the attachments


JustJean Report 3 Feb 2013 12:27

Ann, we were going to get one but it is a bit pricey,however you can get a bottle of the same cleaner from screwfix for £7.99 it drys smear free and it makes a lot of washes, you only need a capful to do a lot of windows and tiles, kitchen tops etc; , you need a squeezee but they are cheaper on the same site. J says that will do us...


AnninGlos Report 3 Feb 2013 12:30

Ordered just the vac so far, £47.95 without the small attachment. We don't have any small windows so we will see how we get on with it. Thanks Sylvia, no you didn't confuse me. (although that isn't difficult to do).

Thanks Jean.


Kucinta Report 3 Feb 2013 12:57

I'd never heard of this before reading this thread - but am now sorely tempted to get it.

Not just for the window cleaning, but it seems it is great for vacuuming up after having a shower. I have a small flat with an internal bathroom (no window), and this sounds really easy :-)


AnninGlos Report 3 Feb 2013 13:01

Yes it looks like a good buy for cleaning showers as well as windows.


Paula+ Report 3 Feb 2013 13:47

Ann I have a Karcher window vac, and decided not to buy the bottle as you can use any empty spray bottle, just fill it with water, we did buy the smaller attachment for the French windows though. It is simply the best way to clean windows. My house is south facing and is in a very sunny position, windows were a nightmare for me, I was never satisfied when I cleaned them, the shower screen and tiles are a whizz to clean too. Also great to clean condensation from the windows. If you get one you will be amazed at how easy it is to use. :-D


Susan10146857 Report 3 Feb 2013 14:44

I have one Ann and it is brilliant. I got it with the large and small attachments, which were on offer at the time. Initially I got it for the boat because in the mornings due to sleeping on it, the windows were dripping wet with condensation and no amount of wiping would get them dry or clean quickly enough.

Now I use it on the car as well as all my house windows. it is best to use the large wiper for bigger windows, but for the price I would say it is one of those gadgets once bought, one wonders whatever one did without ...sliced bread and all that.....My shower doors are now cleaned within seconds and are gleaming as I speak.......I have the squeezy bottle but it is not necessary..........All squeaky clean within minutes rather than hours.....not a mark to be seen :-D


AnninGlos Report 3 Feb 2013 14:59

Thanks Paula and Susan I shall look forward to presenting it to himself. He does like to be useful but I like to help by providing the best tools :-D :-D

We do have a condensation problem in the conservatory in the winter too so that will help.


LadyScozz Report 3 Feb 2013 15:46

I want one!

We have large windows, with lots of panes.

The showers are a nightmare, because most of the year it's humid here, and mould can appear in a few hours. I spray with Clove oil & water, but it's not a miracle cure :-)

I'm off to google.............. ;-)

Back............ here's a video

Will she come to my house and clean my windows & mirrors?



LadyScozz Report 26 Feb 2013 02:18

I got one this morning ~ it's now charging :-D

I saw them advertised a couple of weeks ago for $110Aus, I got mine for $90.

Karcher WV70Plus.

Any Aussies interested ~ I got it at The Good Guys/Muir's.

Now I just have to wait for the rain to stop :-(


Susan10146857 Report 26 Feb 2013 06:00

Did you get one Ann? What is the verdict if you did?


SueMaid Report 26 Feb 2013 07:04

We bought a Karcher too Scozz - we bought ours at Bunnings. I'm also waiting for a nice day to wash the windows.


LadyScozz Report 26 Feb 2013 09:07

lol Sue ~ it must be the Karcher that's causing all the rain!

We were in a Bunnings yesterday but didn't see the Karcher...........I was in the garden section, Himself went everywhere else.

MOTH is getting antsy because he hasn't played golf in two weeks!! We have no bunkers, they're all full over water, and lots of trees got blown down or uprooted, or lost big branches. I wouldn't want to be on the course until all the mess has been cleaned up (and it's not so soggy).


LadyScozz Report 26 Feb 2013 11:19

I just got off the phone, a long chat with sis in law.

I told her about the new Karcher........... and remembered the website with a short video....... so she's off to watch it...... and will probably get her own Karcher window cleaner this week!

I should say........ we did talk about other things! :-D