DIY Guide: How to clean windows with vinegar

Wondering how to clean windows with vinegar? We have you covered. Today we’re going to teach you how to make a simple vinegar cleaning solution for sparkly windows. All you’ll need is some water, and vinegar, that’s it.

How to clean windows with vinegar

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Window cleaning solution with 100% natural ingredients:

If you’re wondering how to windows with a vinegar solution, look no further. Grab the below ingredients and set your future on squeaky clean windows.

  • ½ C. White vinegar
  • ½ C. Water
  • Spray bottle 
  • Funnel

How To make vinegar cleaner:

Step 1: Set up a spray bottle with funnel to pour the vinegar

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Begin by opening up a spray bottle, placing a funnel in the top, and pouring in 1/2 cup of vinegar.

Step 2: Pour in the water

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Keeping the funnel in place, now pour in 1/2 cup of water.

Step 3: Screw the lid on the spray bottle, shake it up

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Screw the spray lid back onto your bottle, which now contains your vinegar cleaning solution.

How to clean windows with vinegar:

Step 1: Assess your area

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Clean away anything that may be in the way of your vinegar solution spray.

Step 2:  Spray your vinegar cleaning solution on the area

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Spray one or two squirts of your vinegar-water glass cleaner onto the window (or mirror). 

Note: You want enough liquid that you can easily wipe the entire mirror, but not so much that you saturate your rag completely.

Step 3: Wipe dry with a rag

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Use a dry, clean, white rag, and start wiping your window. 

Pro Tip: Avoid using paper towels in your window cleaning. It’ll leave too many fibers behind.

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Note: You might notice the glass surface begins to look sort of foggy. This is okay.

Step 4: Clean any spots that have liquid droplets left on them

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You may also notice liquid droplets staying on the mirror, wipe down again.

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You can see the vinegar-water droplets left behind after a cleaning swipe movement in the middle of the glass here, too.

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Before the droplets dry and leave spots, grab a second clean, white rag and conduct a second wiping.

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The second rag will get slightly moist but shouldn’t get too wet (or you’ll need a third rag); its purpose is to swipe away the cleaning solution.

Step 5: All clean!

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Once your second (dry-ish) rag has wiped up all the leftover drops of vinegar-water solution, your mirror should look streak-free clean.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)FAQ

How to clean car windows with vinegar?

Cleaning car windows follows the same process as cleaning bathroom windows (or mirrors). You’ll want to use a spray bottle with your vinegar solution and have a clean rag handy to wipe away any leftover droplets.

How to clean windows with dawn and vinegar?

To clean windows with dawn and vinegar, you’ll want to make a solution in a spray bottle or bucket. Mix together the Dawn detergent, water, and vinegar. Use a brush or spray the bottle on the area needing to be cleaned. Finally, wipe down with a clean rag.

How to clean window screens with vinegar?

Using a DIY vinegar cleaner with soap, you’ll simply remove the screen from the window frame, and spray it on both sides. Then, you’ll dry with a rag or microfiber cloth.

How to clean mold from windows with vinegar?

For those wondering ‘can I mix cleaning vinegar and bleach?’ The answer is no, it can create a lethal gas. When it comes to cleaning mold from windows you should choose either bleach or vinegar. Using a vinegar or bleach cleaning solution will help to kill black mold spores effectively – both work.

Can I mix cleaning vinegar and bleach?

No, mixing cleaning vinegar and bleach can create a lethal gas that you don’t want.

Does vinegar work as a cleaner?

Yes, vinegar works as a cleaner. It has a high acidity level which kills off germs and can erode dirt as well as grime easily.

Is cleaning vinegar the same as white vinegar?

No, cleaning vinegar and white vinegar are not the same thing. Each have a different acidity level.

What is cleaning vinegar?

Cleaning vinegar is a slightly more acidic form of vinegar that allows for deep cleaning.

What kind of vinegar for cleaning?

There are many different vinegar types for cleaning, from apple cider vinegar to white wine vinegar.

Is vinegar good for cleaning?

Yes, cleaning vinegar is great for cleaning dirty surfaces like windows and mirrors.

How to make vinegar cleaner?

To make vinegar cleaner you’ll mix equal parts vinegar and water in a spray bottle.

Where to buy cleaning vinegar?

You can make cleaning vinegar right at home. Just mix white vinegar and water in a spray bottle, and start cleaning.

Conclusion:

There you have it; how to make a glass cleaner wih vinegar and why is vinegar good for cleaning. With just a few simple steps (literally less than the time it takes to get to a store for other cleaners!) you can have a ready-made solution to make your home sparkly clean.