We get a lot of offers for product reviews, and some of the stranger ones are things like trash bags. We tend to try just about everything, but what can you really say about a trash bag? “Man, this thing really holds trash!” I was a little curious when we were offered some Fish Foam window cleaner. I know fish oil is supposed to have some health benefits, but I never thought Fish would make for a good window cleaner.
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Cleaning my Windows with Fish Foam
When I finally cracked open a can of Fish Foam, I started wandering around my house cleaning windows, mirrors, and other glass. I quickly realized that cleaning windows is boring, and I’m easily distracted. I began to attempt drawing or writing words with the foam. These pictures capture how I slowly shifted from cleaning windows to drawing pictures.
I even discovered that one of my sliding glass doors is a death trap for flies and spiders. Somehow they get caught under the grid.
Anyway, back to the window cleaner. I was curious how Fish Foam would stack up against a well recognized brand like Windex. So I cleaned half a window with the foam, and the other half with Windex.
Check out my dirty window.
The result? They both cleaned the same. I did enjoy how the foam didn’t run or drip, and it doesn’t take very much to clean a big surface. I found Fish Foam to be a good cleaner for windows, mirrors and my storm door. Trying to find an even bigger challenge, I decided to test the foam on my shower doors- soap scum and all.
Following the instructions, I shook up the can, and spayed the doors (hoping for the promised “streak-free clean”). Here’s how they looked after.
Since the Fish Foam seemed to work just as well as Windex, the real question is how they compare on price. A single 19-oz can of Fish Foam costs $3.95 or about $0.21 per oz. I found a 32 fl oz bottle of Windex at Walmart for $2.87 or $0.09 per fl oz. I’ll concede that Fish Foam is a “professional grade” product but at the end of the day, I wouldn’t buy it.
Oh. You should know that Fish Foam doesn’t actually have any fish in the product (so far as I can tell). Also, I didn’t use any animals to test this product, and none were harmed in the writing of this article.