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Spring is approaching and that is the perfect time to learn the best way to clean windows. I have been using these tricks for years and thought I would share them here today. Especially since this method uses products you probably have on hand around your home. Don’t you just love that?
Best Way to Clean Windows – Outside
Start by washing the outside of your windows. Mix up the following:
- 2 cups water
- ¼ cup white vinegar
- ½ tsp dish detergent
Note: These are the ratios required. You may need to mix a large amount in a bucket depending on how many windows you need to clean.
Start with a soft bristle brush or a scrub sponge and dip into the mixture. Apply all over your windows. Use a brush on an extension pole for high windows. Wipe down the windows completely then rinse immediately with water from a hose. You want to rinse the windows before the solution dries to ensure that you get that streak free shine. This may require that you do one window at a time especially if it is sunny outside. Rinse completely and allow to dry!
The outside of your windows is clean and it is now time to turn our attention to the indoors.
Best Way to Clean Windows – Inside
Mix the following in a spray bottle:
- 1/4 cup vinegar
- 1 tbsp cornstarch
- 2 cups warm water
Remember to shake the bottle each time you use this solution. Spray on your windows then wipe with a lint free cloth or newspaper. Spray and wipe until your windows are completely clean, inside and out!
Isn’t having clean windows the best feeling in the world? Use our methods and things you already have around your home to get gorgeous clean windows this spring. You might also want to click here and see our tricks for cleaning blinds. You are sure to love the results!
Love our tips for the best way to clean windows and want more? Try the links below!
- The Best Way to Clean Blinds
- The Best Way to Clean Kitchen Cabinets
- Homemade Carpet Cleaning Solutions
- The Best Way to Clean Baseboards
- DIY Orange Cleaner Recipe
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