What's a good homemade formula for washing windows?

Does anyone have a good window washing formula? It's time for the fall cleaning and we live in a pretty dusty place so I could use a gallon of Windex and a case of paper towels but prefer not to......also....I always seem to have streaks no matter how good of a job I try to do...any suggestions?


Asked by RentaMom at 11:58 AM on Oct. 13, 2008 in Home & Garden

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  • Try white vinager and clean with newspaper. Sounds strange but works great- no streaks. :)

    Answer by candygirl1030 at 12:01 PM on Oct. 13, 2008

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  • I've been researching that alot too and white vinegar mixed with water and I've also heard the newspaper works awesome no streaks! You can also add a couple drops of essential oil to the mix if you like fragrance. I've been trying look for more non chemical ways to clean and there are so many things right in your home already you can use instead of all the harsh chemicals. Plus its alot cheaper. I have to admit I like the scent of some of them but like I said if thats the case you can always add essential oils to your cleaners.

    Answer by jojo13 at 1:03 PM on Oct. 13, 2008

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  • I know what I like to use and you'll(maybe lol) find it in your baby's room: a cloth diaper! I used to work in a big BIG ski town, as a chambermaid, years ago. We always had fresh, clean, fluffy diapers on our carts along w/ our squirtbottles filled with 1/3 cup of vinegar and filled rest of the

    way with water.(we carried bottles of vinegar, and club soda for stains as well) I find that adding 'smells' just makes things streak, to each her own!   Good luck!spider


    Answer by anasgram at 4:09 PM on Oct. 13, 2008

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  • Vinegar and Newspaper.

    Answer by Carly67 at 1:39 AM on Aug. 19, 2010

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