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How to Make a Homemade Natural Window Cleaner

By Mary Smith. Updated: January 20, 2017
How to Make a Homemade Natural Window Cleaner

Cleaning the windows is often cumbersome. The accumulated dirt, stains and dust mean that numerous products are needed to leave your windows glittering. If you do not want to spend more on products that contain ammonia and can irritate your skin, here's the solution. At OneHowTo.com, we explain how to make a homemade natural window cleaner with several products that can save you money. To try out this method, follow these simple tips and make your home cleaning ecological and economical. Let's make your windows shine!

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Homemade window cleaner with vinegar and fruits

One trick for homemade window cleaners is citrus fruit peel (lemon, orange, grapefruit) and white vinegar. To do this, dip the skin of the fruit in a bottle of distilled vinegar. Let it stand for about a week. After this time, place the mixture in a spray bottle. This is a quick and easy way to get a good product.

Remember: use it on hard surfaces and avoid cleaning Marble with this cleaner.

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Homemade window cleaner with vinegar and water

To make your windows shine use a water and white vinegar mixture. Try to do it in equal measures. Then add a squeeze of lemon or liquid detergent to the mixture and put it all in a spray bottle. This simple trick will leave your mirrors, crystals and windows spotless. Also, if you want to make your windows shine more you can rub the surface with newspaper after the mixture has been sprayed.

Homemade window cleaner with detergent and ammonia

Though these are not directly natural products, they are still not as abusive as commercial cleaners. To make this household window cleaner, you need a couple of cups of alcohol, half a cup of ammonia and a cup of detergent. Be careful when mixing these elements, especially with ammonia, as it can cause irritation and itching. Once you have everything in a spray bottle, you can add a little water. Your windows will be perfect!

Homemade window cleaner with lemon

Lemon is one of the best cleaning allies. Therefore, making a citrus window cleaner is ideal for your windows and mirrors and it also gives off a unique aroma. In a spray bottle, incorporate 3 tablespoons of lemon juice and mix it with a couple of cups of sparkling water and a tablespoon of cornstarch. Remember to stir the mixture before using. With this trick, your windows and glass items will shine brilliantly.

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Homemade window cleaner with tea tree oil and water

With this trick, you'll have totally shiny windows in your home. Add water to a spray bottle and incorporate 8 to 10 drops, or a splash, of tea tree oil. Shake the mixture for one minute and then let it sit for a day. This cleaner is very effective, especially for the bathroom.

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Tips for cleaning windows

  • To get your windows and mirrors to shine bright and clear, rub them with crumpled newspaper after spraying the cleaner. This way you will avoid streaks and you will get flawless glass.
  • Always clean the glass in the same direction. You can do it from top to bottom or left to right.
  • It is recommended that you do not clean your windows when the sun shines directly on to the glass. This way the glass dries too fast and can leave more smudges and scratches.

In our article tips for cleaning glass and windows, you can see more tricks to get your glassware spotless.

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  • Use these products on any glass surface!

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