What are the dots on the top of my windshield?

These dots are actually called frits. A frit is a painted black enamel that’s baked around the borders of a windscreen during the manufacturing process. … They use those black enamel outside the windshield to block the sun’s ultraviolet rays from melting the adhesive underneath the band.

What is the dot matrix on a window for?

The Dots. The “dot-matrix” you see on windows is a halftone pattern, serving an aesthetic purpose. The pattern simulates a smooth gradient by gradually decreasing the size of the solid black dots as it moves inwards. This provides a more visually pleasing transition from the black frit band to the transparent glass.

How do I get water spots off my windshield?

Vinegar or Lemon Juice

Make a mixture of equal quantities of white distilled vinegar and water. Spray the mixture on the hard water stains on your windshield. Let it sit for 5 minutes, so the acidity of the vinegar can soften the hard deposits. Wipe it off with a clean towel until the spot vanishes.

What are the little black dots on my house?

They are actually called “Artillery Fungus” or “Shot gun fungus”. This type of fungus is a wood destroying fungus and is usually associated with mulch. It will not damage your home other than the appearance because it only feeds on decaying or roting wood which is basically what mulch is.

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