To ease our work, we all use household cleaning products at home. But most of these products contain not one, not two, but a few harmful chemical compounds that are dangerous to our health. Home, natural and environmental home remedies are a surefire way to protect yourself and your relatives. These Eco-friendly and safe home cleaning detergents in the house are easy to cook on their own. And today we learn how to make home cleaners for windows.
It is from washing windows that general cleaning is started in the house. With some ingredients that are easy to buy in an ordinary grocery store or in a pharmacy, you can prepare environmental cleaners for windows. And at the price they will be cheaper.
Eco-friendly detergent for glass with starch
- Vinegar – 0,25 cups;
- Technical alcohol – 0,25 cups;
- Starch – 1 tablespoon;
- Water – 2 glasses.
In a bottle with a sheet of paper that is rolled up in a tube, pour starch. Pour 2 cups of warm water to dissolve it. Shake well. Add alcohol and vinegar. Shake the bottle well. Apply the spray gun.
In order to know that it is not water in a bottle, the product can be painted with a regular food color. This is especially true for young children.
Using this tool is very easy. Shake the bottle before use, because the starch can clog the spray gun. Apply on a glass wipe dry using a cotton or paper napkin.
Many will have a question: why do you need starch?
The glass at first glance seems even and smooth. In fact (if you look under a microscope), it is not perfectly smooth. On the glass there are microscopic dimples, scratches that are not visible to the naked eye. Water, falling into such depths, holds firmly there, creating dilutions when washing windows. The starch destroys strong hydrogen bonds and thus prevents the appearance of splinters on the window. It is possible to wash windows without splitting by adding a few drops of essential oil.
By the way, starch will help to wash very dusty windows. To do this, 1 tablespoon of starch dilute 1 liter of water. Mix well well. The residue of starch can then be cleaned with a napkin.
Ecological cleanser for glass with vinegar
Make a home-friendly environmentally safe means of washing windows can be from vinegar and water. For this, mix 50 ml of vinegar with a glass of water.
It is applied to the glass as well as a spray gun, and then rubbed dry. You can simply put the remedy on a napkin and wipe it dry.
Eco-friendly detergent for glass with lemon
If you do not like the smell of vinegar, it can be replaced with lemon juice or a solution of citric acid.
The proportions are the same as with vinegar: 50 ml of lemon juice on 1 glass of water. For a not very contaminated surface, the solution can be made less concentrated, dilute 1.5-2 glasses of water. The advantage of using lemon juice to prepare a detergent is its pleasant smell.
A natural remedy with lemon can be done in another way. However, it is worthwhile to take care of this in advance:
- Take a liter jar and fill it with pegs from the lemon to the top. It is possible and other volume, depends how much petioles will gather from lemons.
- Fill with an ordinary 9% table vinegar.
- Bank close and insist one and a half, two weeks.
Then strain and use this tool for window and floor cleaning. Just add a small amount of infusion into the water.
This simple and safe tool cleans the dirt well and disinfects the room.
Another great tool for washing windows can be made with ammonia.
Mix two tablespoons of amber (sold at the pharmacy) with two glasses of water. This home remedy can wash not only windows, but also lamps, crystal, mirrors.
For very dirty windows, boost this stock with vinegar or technical alcohol:
- Sour Alcohol – 1 tablespoon;
- Water – 1 glass;
- Vinegar – 1 tablespoon.
All components are mixed in a spray bottle. Vinegar can be replaced with 1 cup of technical alcohol, or replace it with a form of alcohol that is purchased for injections.
Environmental cleaner for foam glass
Who does not imagine washing windows without soap foam, use the following composition:
- Water – 2 glasses;
- Vinegar table – 2-3 tablespoons;
- Liquid soap – 0.5-0.25 teaspoons.
Mix all the ingredients in a spray bottle and wash the window as usual.
Home appliances for glittering glass
In order for the glass to shine, salt is added to the water for washing windows. Salt adds not only gloss, but also removes dirt well.
Add gloss to the windows using vegetable oil: dip a little on a napkin of oil and wipe the glass on both sides.
To keep your windows clean longer, they have less dust deposited, wipe them with the following composition after washing:
- Mix 40 ml of water and 60 ml of glycerin.
- Add 2-3 drops of ammonia.
- Shake well and wipe the glass.
This mixture also protects the glass from freezing during the winter.
As you can see, home-made, safe and environmentally friendly cleaning products for the home, it’s easy to clean the windows. Their benefits are obvious.
Family budget savings. All components are not expensive to rent. Most of them are in the kitchen in every mistress and she uses them every day.
Environmentally Safe. All these tools will not only clean your house from dirt and dust, but will also make it more environmentally friendly and safe. After all, they do not contain any carcinogens and toxic substances that negatively affect health. And they do not harm the nature.
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