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Homemade Glass Window Cleaner With Lemon Juice

Lemon juice is a mild acid, making it an effective 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.

Lemon juice makes a good household cleaner.

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.

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