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How do you clean your windows?

Community Manager Jason
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How do you clean your windows?

We have an empty block next to our house at the moment and it's blowing a lot of dust everywhere. This weekend it's time to clean the windows. It's never a fun job!

 

People have many different methods of cleaning windows, using various tools and cleaning products to achieve a spotless result.  

 

How do you clean your windows?

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CathD
Super Contributor

Re: How do you clean your windows?

With the best of intentions I recently got one of those new window vacuums to clean the windows but I haven't tried it yet. 

 

My previous regime has been two buckets and three cloths. Do most of the grunt work with the first cloth and bucket (which gets dirty quicky) then another once over with a clean one, then finally wipe off any excess moisture with a microfibre cloth to ensure a streak-free finish. I don't use any soap or detergent, and no squegees or newspaper. 

Darren
Experienced Contributor

Re: How do you clean your windows?

Good old fashioned newspaper and windex - works every time!

Jackson
Super Contributor

Re: How do you clean your windows?

Well it looks like I'm going to have to give newspaper a go when I clean my car this weekend.

kaylah_rose
Experienced Contributor

Re: How do you clean your windows?

I agree newspaper is the best way to go! Leaves no streaks! 

aly
Super Contributor

Re: How do you clean your windows?

Although i've never tried this myself, I've often heard mixing water and distilled vinegar is a good way to wash glass! Might be worth a go!

 

- Goodluck!

cupofchloe
Established Contributor

Re: How do you clean your windows?

This is the window cleaning recipe I use, it is streak-free and like the other contributors I am a newspaper advocate!

 

 

pursya
Budding Contributor

Re: How do you clean your windows?

Taking this a step further, how do you clean your bistro blinds?
Much harder to do than glass so if anyone has a stress free solution, I'd love to hear it.
CathD
Super Contributor

Re: How do you clean your windows?

I would use vinegar and hot water on cafe blinds @pursya. Have you tried that?

pursya
Budding Contributor

Re: How do you clean your windows?

I haven't so I'll give that a go next time.
When they have been rolled up for a while they get very grubby.
Thanks.

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