Have you had your windows professional cleaned and noticed the cleaners never leave streaks? Do you wish you knew how they do it? You don’t have to live in a home with streaky windows in between cleanings anymore. Here are a few simple tips to help you clean glass and mirrors without leaving streaks.
Use Distilled Water
When you use distilled water to dilute your glass cleaner, it makes it easier to clean without leaving streaks. Distilled water doesn’t have the minerals as tap water and won’t leave deposits on your glass.
Vinegar Does Wonders
Vinegar is one of the ingredients you should always use when cleaning windows and mirrors. It’s not just for making salad dressings. You can use vinegar as a glass cleaner with 50% water and it will help you keep the streaks to a minimum.
No More Paper Towels
Not only will paper towels leave streaks, but they will also leave small particles behind. You should never use paper towels when cleaning your windows. Instead, use newspaper and wear gloves to keep the ink from getting everywhere.
Buff with a Microfiber Cloth
You can do everything right and still end up with streaks on your windows. When this happens, use a microfiber or chamois cloth to buff the windows. keep the cloth dry and just buff the glass to get out the streaks.
Keep the Suds to a Minimum
Using too many suds in your solution is perfect if you want to leave streaks all over your windows. You should avoid the soap altogether, but if you do use it, use just a very little bit.
These five tips will help you clean your windows without leaving streaks behind. Of course, the best way to get that streak-free shine you have been looking for is with a professional window cleaning service.
Originally posted 2015-11-24 11:47:44.