How to clean windows with white vinegar? Did you know that white vinegar can be used as a natural cleaner around the house and on the patio? Vinegar is even a great product for washing and shining the windows of the house.
10-Trucs offers you today its homemade recipe for washing windows with vinegar. Happy cleaning! ?
1. Vinegar recipe for washing windows
Of course it’s not just a matter of scrubbing and washing the window with pure white vinegar, it’s about following a few simple guidelines and steps.
So to succeed with this trick and avoid leaving marks on the windows here is what to do:
- Mix white vinegar with water at the rate of 1/4 vinegar to 3/4 water.
- Soak a cloth or sponge and wash the windows and panes.
- Take a dry cloth and dry the surface quickly to avoid marks on the window.
What’s great about this trick is that the smell of vinegar will repel unwanted insects such as small spiders and flies near windows.
The water and vinegar trick can also be used to clean a plexiglass surface and a multitude of other surfaces around the house.
You can also use this vinegar trick for the shower glass as you will discover here: Clean the shower glass.
2. Another glass and window cleaner recipe
Another vinegar-based recipe for cleaning glass and windows in the house is also very effective against stubborn stains.
Here are the ingredients needed to make this cleanser:
- 1/3 cup white vinegar
- 2 cups lukewarm water
- 1/4 cup rubbing alcohol
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
Mix all the ingredients together in a spray bottle. Then simply wash the windows with a clean cloth or sponge.
Do not forget to shake the bottle well before each use to mix the ingredients well (especially the starch which can end up in the bottom of the bottle).
If you are looking for a trick to remove a scratch, come quickly read this article: Erase a scratch on glass.
3. White vinegar to clean everything, or almost!
Now that you know how to clean windows with white vinegar why not use it to clean other surfaces naturally in the house?
Indeed, vinegar is very effective for making windows shine but also for dislodging dust and grease stains.
You can therefore use white vinegar to clean:
- kitchen faucet and sink
- lime stains
- wine stains
- rust stains
- inside the microwave
- the toilet bowl
- kitchen hood, etc.
Regardless of the cleaning product used, you should never wash the windows in direct sunlight because you risk even appearing dark circles and unwanted marks on the window.
For other tips and tricks for washing windows and windows, read this little practical guide: How to clean very dirty windows?