Cleaning windows and glass in the home is laborious and not always so easy. Glass and window cleaners in most cases have a pungent suffocating smell that can cause allergies, irritation, coughing, cause a rash on the hands if gloves are not used, and they are also expensive.
Fortunately, there are easy ways to make a homemade eco-friendly and safe glass and window cleaner that will clean your home better than a professional.
The secret ingredient is vinegar. Acetic acid has powerful dirt-dissolving properties that help to easily remove glass deposits while being harmless to he alth. Vinegar has many he alth benefits. It is gentle on the skin and he alth, and the probability of causing irritation is minimal.
Home Detergent with Vinegar Only
Mix equal parts water and vinegar in a spray bottle. Shake very well. If desired, you can add a few drops of essential oil to the mixture to enrich the aroma. Shake before each use.
It is best to use paper towels to wipe the windows and glass. This way you will reduce the residue of traces and the glass will be shiny and perfectly transparent after cleaning.
Vinegar and alcohol
Mix 1 cup of pure alcohol, preferably spirit (vodka can be used), 1 cup of water and 1 tablespoon of vinegar. Mix everything and pour into a spray bottle. Essential oils can also be added to this mixture for fragrance. Do not overdo the amount of essential oils because they are greasy and can leave marks on the glasses.
Vinegar and cornstarch
Mix ¼ cup rubbing alcohol or any alcohol, ¼ cup vinegar, 1 tablespoon cornstarch, and 2 cups water. Shake the spray bottle well until you are sure that the mixture is well dissolved.
Starch has the property of giving a slight abrasiveness to the mixture, which helps to remove stubborn grease stains, especially on the outside of windows.