Cleaning your windows and mirrors is often a real challenge, especially if you choose inappropriate products. Although there is a wide range of cleaners in the stores, not all of them are as effective as you would expect. In case you want to change your approach towards the cleaning duties and to experiment with some DIY and innovative ideas for the complete cleaning of your windows and mirrors, take a look at these wonderful ideas.
Why Use a Natural DIY Glass Cleaner
These easy and cost-effective recipes will help you to make your glass surfaces sparkling clean and shiny in the fastest possible way.
When you make your own cleaner, you save up a lot of money that you would otherwise use for buying a commercial one. On the other hand, when you turn to DIY ideas this automatically contributes to the cleaning up the toxically-overloaded environment.
Consider the following fresh suggestions and try them, whenever you meet difficulties with the safe cleaning of your windows and mirrors:
My Favorite Glass Cleaning Method!
I know this is going to sound crazy, but I use nothing but water to clean my windows! Oh, and they are the easiest, most sparkling streak free windows I have ever seen!
Wanna know my secret?
It’s this polishing cloth! Even with things like dog licks, dried on dirt, and hot car windows directly in the sun, my windows are streak free in less than a minute! If you are looking for a cheaper alternative that also works really well – check out this polishing cloth.
How it works: Use a wet towel or sponge to clean any caked dirt off. No need to soak the window, I think the towel does better if the glass is almost dry. Using a dry polishing cloth, wipe the glass until all water and streaks disappear before your eyes!
If you would like to read more about the Cleaning Cloths I use to eliminate all chemicals in my house, you can read my honest review here.
Glass Cleaner With Ammonia And Rubbing Alcohol
Some of the best non-streak recipes for windows cleaning include rubbing alcohol, as it evaporates quickly. Here is one effective natural recipe that will make the glass shiny and spot free:
- 2 cups of rubbing alcohol
- ½ cup of ammonia
- 2 tablespoons of hand dishwashing liquid
- 3 cups of water
When you mix the ingredients, pay attention not to add too much dishwashing liquid because it will only make the glass look cloudy.
Glass Cleaner With Vinegar and Rubbing Alcohol
This is another natural recipe, leaving your windows and mirrors cleaned in an impeccable manner.
- ¼ cup of rubbing alcohol
- 1/3 cup of white vinegar
- 4 cups of water
This DIY recipe is easy to apply, and I guarantee that the glass will become fantasticly clean in a fast and easy way.
Homemade glass cleaner With Rubbing Alcohol and Cornstarch
- ¼ cup of rubbing alcohol
- 1 tablespoon of cornstarch
- ¼ cup of white vinegar
- 2 cups of water
- 10 drops of essential oil
You need to mix the ingredients into a spray bottle and shake well. After that spray on to the window or mirror and wipe with a clean microfiber cloth. As far as the choice for essential oil is concerned, any citrus oil is appropriate to add to this DIY recipe. If you prefer, you can also add lavender essential oil, as it has very nice scent.
If you run out of any other natural products that could help, you could clean the windows and the mirrors using white vinegar. Use a clean microfiber cloth to wipe away the stains and the dust.
There you have it! There are several options for some fresh ideas for natural no-streak glass cleaner. Search for the right ingredients and then apply on the windows to make them look shiny and spotless. Make sure that you have an appropriate spray bottle or a container where you can mix the ingredients, and do not hesitate to try these excellent natural recipes whenever you want to do something about the poor look of the glass surfaces.
Consider these eco-friendly ideas and forget about all the toxic cleaning products that will contribute for the pollution of the environment. After you try these wonderful recipes, you will definitely have extra shiny and streak-free mirrors and windows that will make you feel cozy and comfortable in your home.
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