Waterproof coating - water glass

I'll show you how to make a simple and cheap water repellent or waterproof coating - water glass. It has long been used by motorists, covering them with lights, glasses and all the bites of their car. This coating is important especially in the spring-autumn season, when there is plenty of dirt on the roads. After applying such a coating, liquid mud does not stick to the surface and does not linger on it for a very long time.
Waterproofing liquid glass

You need

  • Paraffin candle.
  • White spirit.
You will also need a container for mixing and a grater for grinding a candle.

Preparing liquid glass

Take a candle and grind it. For this, I use an ordinary kitchen grater. Just rub a candle on a grater.
Paraffin candleWaterproof coating liquid glassWater-proof liquid glass coating The resulting chips are placed in the mixing tank.
Waterproofing liquid glass
Fill with white spirit. There are no exact proportions, everything is done experimentally. Too thick composition should not be done, about two - three parts of white spirit and one part of paraffin.
Waterproofing liquid glass
Waterproofing liquid glass

Checking the composition

We pour water on the headlight glass. The glass becomes wet and the water is retained. Consequently, it will also happen with dirty water.
Moistureproof liquid glass coating
We rub it with a moisture protective coating: we moisten a soft rag in the resulting solution and rub it well into the glass. Give a little dry. It is necessary to do all the procedures in the fresh air.
Waterproofing liquid glass
Again we splash water.And a miracle is happening: the water does not even linger for a moment, but simply repels! Waterproofing liquid glass Moreover, microcracks are rubbed off after the coating and the glass becomes almost like new. Here is such a tricky life hack how to protect your headlights or windshield for a long time . I think all the ingredients can be obtained without problems in the building and hardware stores. Well, the price will suit anyone, even the most budgetary car owner.

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