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Hi,
Does anyone know what household grease is and where I can buy it?
I've recently fitted a corded curtain track and the instructions say
lubricate with household grease.

Regards,
Martin.

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Does anyone know what household grease is and where I can buy it?
I've recently fitted a corded curtain track and the instructions say
lubricate with household grease.

Regards,
Martin.

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Does anyone know what household grease is
I think I once saw it called that in the USA and searching there
confirms it *may* be white, lithium grease.
and where I can buy it?

If so, Halfords among others:
http://www.halfords.com/webapp/wcs/s...tegoryrn_31345

(On the very rare occasions I clean curtain tracks I just finish off
with a silicone polish - eg Pledge. But I know nothing.)

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On 19 Aug, 09:24, "Robin"
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Does anyone know what household grease is


I think I once saw it called that in the USA and searching there
confirms it *may* be white, lithium grease.and where I can buy it?

If so, Halfords among others:http://www.halfords.com/webapp/wcs/s...ct_storeId_100...

(On the very rare occasions I clean curtain tracks I just finish off
with a silicone polish - eg Pledge. But I know nothing.)

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Thanks Pledge sounds a a good idea.

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Does anyone know what household grease is

I think I once saw it called that in the USA and searching there confirms
it *may* be white, lithium grease.
and where I can buy it?

If so, Halfords among others:
http://www.halfords.com/webapp/wcs/s...tegoryrn_31345

(On the very rare occasions I clean curtain tracks I just finish off with
a silicone polish - eg Pledge. But I know nothing.)

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What is the track made of?

If plastic I would agree with Robin and use a silicone based polish. It
won't stain the cords as much as a grease.




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Hi,
Does anyone know what household grease is and where I can buy it?
I've recently fitted a corded curtain track and the instructions say
lubricate with household grease.


Regards,
Martin.


For such things I use a silicon spray lubricant. Pledge works equally
well and I think contains silicon.

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On 19 Aug, 09:24, "Robin"
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Does anyone know what household grease is


I think I once saw it called that in the USA and searching there
confirms it *may* be white, lithium grease.and where I can buy it?

If so, Halfords among others:http://www.halfords.com/webapp/wcs/s...ct_storeId_100...

(On the very rare occasions I clean curtain tracks I just finish off
with a silicone polish - eg Pledge. But I know nothing.)

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Robin


Thanks Pledge sounds a a good idea.


And remember to redo it when they start sticking.
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Martin formulated the question :
Hi,
Does anyone know what household grease is and where I can buy it?
I've recently fitted a corded curtain track and the instructions say
lubricate with household grease.


Regards,
Martin.


For such things I use a silicon spray lubricant. Pledge works equally
well and I think contains silicon.


I does, but not as much as a silicone srpay.

White Lithium Grease? Bit OTT for a curtain track I would have thought?


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I does, but not as much as a silicone srpay.

White Lithium Grease? Bit OTT for a curtain track I would have thought?


You don't want anything that stays wet as it will soon be sticky dust
trap.

I find that rubbing the top edge of the curtain track with an ordinary
candle works well.

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I does, but not as much as a silicone srpay.

White Lithium Grease? Bit OTT for a curtain track I would have thought?


You don't want anything that stays wet as it will soon be sticky dust
trap.


quite, I'd give grease a miss. Not only will it get dirty, but the mix
of grease and dirt will cause more friction than having nothing up
there.


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I does, but not as much as a silicone srpay.

White Lithium Grease? Bit OTT for a curtain track I would have thought?


You don't want anything that stays wet as it will soon be sticky dust trap.

I find that rubbing the top edge of the curtain track with an ordinary
candle works well.


You don't really want anything with a meaningful solids content. IIRC
Pledge does build up slightly on wooden surfaces and candle wax will get
sticky in hot weather. Mr.Sheen is your man
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Hi,
Does anyone know what household grease is and where I can buy it?
I've recently fitted a corded curtain track and the instructions say
lubricate with household grease.


Furniture wax - lightly applied and polished off.
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