Window cleaning is one of those jobs that always sounds intimidating, but when you get into it, isn’t really that hard.
I make my own window cleaner – not because I’m anti-chemicals, not because I’m trying to be “green”, but just because I’m stingy (or should I say thrifty). I don’t see any point in buying expensive cleaning products when something cheaper does this job just as well.
My recipe is:
1 teaspoon dishwashing soap
1/2 cup vinegar
1/2 cup water
Mix it all together in a spray bottle, grab some newspaper and you’re ready to go.
So how do I go about cleaning the windows? I spray all over the window section to be cleaned, then catch drips and wet all the window with a piece of scrunched up newspaper. (Newspaper is the best thing to use as it doesn’t leave lint, although you will end up with black hands.) Give a bit of a rub (and maybe an extra spray) to any blobs of grime on the window. Then I grab a dry piece of newspaper and wipe down the window in sections, completely drying the window. You should have a clean, streak-free window.
Do you make your own window cleaner? What is your recipe? Do you have any other tips for window cleaning? Let me know in the comments!