Cleaning windows is an easy job. All you have to do is wipe off all the dirt and dust. In some cases, you will use a window cleaner and a cloth in order to do the job. Sometimes, you will see that there are some streaks left on the window after cleaning it. This does not look good, especially if you use the window to look outside at a beautiful view. There is a trick that you must know in order for you to clean the windows without leaving streaks on them.
Here are the steps on how you can clean your windows without leaving streaks on them:
- Materials that you will need. Gather all the materials that you will need for cleaning the windows so that you have them within reach. The things that you will need are vinegar, water, a spray bottle and some old newspapers that you will no longer read. You can also use hand gloves when you are already wiping the windows so that you will not get the newspaper print on your hands.
- Make the window cleaner solution. To make your own window cleaner solution, measure one-fourth cup of vinegar to a quart of water. Put this solution inside the spray bottle and shake it. This is the natural cleaning solution that you will use as your window cleaner solution.
- Clean the windows. Spray the windows with the solution that you made. Do not wet the window too much. Use enough to get rid of the dirt and dust. Prepare some balls of newspaper. You will use these newspaper balls to wipe the solution on the windows. When the balls get really wet, discard it and use another ball and continue your cleaning.
- Let the windows dry. It will not take long for the windows to dry, as it is not completely wet in the first place. You will notice that there will be no streaks left on the window when you use the newspaper to dry them instead of the usual cotton cloth or rag. Now, you can really see how clean your windows will look like if you use this type of cleaning method.
These are the simple steps that you have to follow if you want to get rid of the streaks on your window. It is advisable to do this type of cleaning whenever you clean your windows or any glass surface. This way, you can be sure that your windows remain clean and streak-free.
If you are not too keen on using balled newspapers to wipe off the vinegar and water solution on your windows, there is an alternative. You can go to the hardware store and ask for a special cloth that is made for cleaning windows. The material that is used for this type of cloth is the same material that is used for the cloth to clean eyeglasses. When you use this type of cloth, you can be sure that there will be no streaks left on your windows.