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Homemade Glass Cleaner

Simple homemade glass cleaner recipes that I have tested. These work as well or even better than store bought without the nasty chemicals.
Active Time2 mins
Total Time2 mins
Yield: 1 spray bottle
Author: Rachel
Cost: $3


  • Spray Bottle


  • ¼ cup rubbing alcohol
  • cup white vinegar
  • 4 cups HOT water distilled is preferred


  • In a spray bottle, add all ingredients. Close lid and shake to mix.
    Picture of supplies for natural glass cleaner like eucalyptus, halved lemon, baking soda, salts, linen dish towels and sisal cleaning tools.
  • Spray onto glass and wipe with a sponge or wet cloth to remove large amounts of dirt. Follow with a paper towel to polish to a streak free shine.
    Woman using homemade glass cleaner with green fiber cloth to clean large window.


Rubbing alcohol has a tendency to dissipate quickly. Make sure that the bottle is air tight during storage. 
If you have large windows, a squeegee that professionals use is very useful for cleaning in a quick manner.