Homemade Glass Window Cleaner With Lemon Juice

Lemon juice is a mild acid, making it an effective household cleaner.
Lemon juice makes a good household cleaner.Lemon juice makes a good household cleaner.
It is used in many homemade cleaning recipes including window cleaners. Not only will the windows be clean but the odor will discourage insects. Homemade cleaners are a fraction the cost of commercial cleaners, non-toxic and environmentally friendly.

Step 1

Juice the lemon by using a juicer or cutting it in wedges and squeezing the juice out. Add this to an empty spray bottle.

Step 2

Add the corn starch, essential oil and club soda to the spray bottle and shake well.

Step 3

Spray the window with the solution and wipe with paper towel or a lint free rag.

Things You Will Need

  • 1 lemon
  • 2 cups club soda
  • 1/2 tsp. peppermint essential oil (optional)
  • 1 tsp. cornstarch
  • Spray bottle
  • Paper towel

About the Author

Shara JJ Cooper graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism in 2000, and has worked professionally ever since. She has a passion for community journalism, but likes to mix it up by writing for a variety of publications. Cooper is the owner/editor of the Boundary Sentinel, a web-based newspaper.