DIY Cleaners : Window + Mirror Cleaning Spray

The Perfect DIY Glass Cleaner - Clean Mama

Spring cleaning and window washing go hand in hand and this is the perfect DIY cleaning solution to do the trick.  Seriously, if you have never tried to make your own cleaners, this one will convert you in a hurry.  You probably have everything on hand – feel free to omit the essential oil – it’s for scent in this recipe.  Mix it up, spray a window or mirror, wipe clean and admire your streak-free surface.

Window + Mirror Cleaning Spray Ingredients - Clean Mama

Window + Mirror Cleaning Spray

Looking for clean and streak-free windows and mirrors?  This quick drying spray will do the trick!

  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons rubbing alcohol
  • 3 drops peppermint essential oil

Mix in spray bottle, spray liberally on surface and wipe clean with a window + mirror cleaning cloth.

Window + Mirror Cleaning Spray - Clean Mama

If you’d rather purchase this recipe already on an adorable label with or without a glass spray bottle to store it in – look no further than Clean Mama Home:


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Spring Cleaning : Washing Windows

Today I’m sharing my favorite method for washing windows and how to use these window washing tools.  This method really is the best – it’s quick, easy and will make your windows shine!

The Best Way to Wash Windows via Clean Mama

The first step to this process is to gather your supplies and get everything all set up.

Set Up for Washing Windows via Clean Mama

(I have all these supplies in my Amazon shop if you’d like to see them or grab them for your own windows. )

The Best Way to Wash Windows via Clean Mama

Next, you want to put 1 teaspoon of dishwasher powder in a shallow container and add warm water to the powder (so it dissolves).

Step-By-Step Method for Washing Windows via Clean Mama

Then you want to get started with your windows (one at a time).

Don't Forget to Wash Your Window Sills and Casings via Clean Mama

Finishing touches?  Here are two ways to make sure your windows are extra bright and sparkly.


In case you’re wondering…..

  • Q: Do I ever spray a window or two and wipe clean or do I always use this method?
  • A: I spray a window or part of a window ALL THE TIME.  This method is for seasonal window washing, when you have a house full of windows to wash and you want to move it.

My book, The Organically Clean Home has 3 different recipes for cleaning and washing windows and mirrors – here’s a peek at my favorite all-the-time window and mirror cleaner and you can go here to grab the full recipe.

Sneak Peek Peppermint Window and Mirror Cleaner via Clean Mama

Go here to purchase The Organically Clean Home.

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This post is part of a spring cleaning series – go here to see all the posts.


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