DIY Windex: Homemade Glass and Window Cleaner

In an effort to make all my own household cleaners, I needed to find a good window and glass cleaning solution. There are many great DIY window cleaners out there. This blogger tested out several different recipes with a variety of different ingredients. I decided to try one of them and was very happy with the results.

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In addition to having your glass and windows clean, you want them streak free, right? Well this homemade cleaner does both of those things.

I have been using this cleaner for several months now and will not go back to buying Windex when I have this healthier, less expensive alternative.


  • 1/4 c. rubbing alcohol
  • 1/4 c. white vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2 c. warm water

Combine all ingredients together in an empty spray bottle and give it a little shake. You will need to shake it a little with each use if you see cornstarch at the bottom of the bottle.

The secret ingredient of this cleaner is the cornstarch. I don’t know why it works, but it does! The total cost for this bottle of DIY glass cleaner is less than $.50. You just can’t beat that.

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This DIY window and glass cleaner cleans as well as Windex. It is also non-toxic and costs less than fifty cents a bottle to make.

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