Homemade Window Cleaner Recipe

Homemade Window Cleaner Recipe

Ever tried making your own window cleaner? Making your own cleaner will ensure that you aren’t bringing harmful chemicals into your home. Plus, it’ll save you a little money. A homemade bottle of window cleaner is about $1.75, which is much cleaner than store-bought cleaners. Over time, that saved money will add up. This is a natural window cleaner is not only cost efficient, but it will also keep your windows streak free and your home smelling fresh. Because vinegar is non-toxic and anti-bacterial, it safely kills germs without any other necessary chemicals.

You can also control the proportions, if you want your cleaner to be more lemon scented, use more oils. If you want you’re cleaner to be stronger, use more vinegar. Or if you want a softer cleaner for a more temperamental surface, water it down more. You have the control! For a completely squeaky-clean window, use a microfiber towel with your homemade cleaner. Make your windows and glass look like new with this easy to make, fresh, and natural cleaning agent.



32 oz spray bottle

1/3 cup vinegar

¼ cup rubbing alcohol

Distilled water

8 drops lemon essential oil

2 teaspoons cornstarch



  1. Combine vinegar, rubbing alcohol, water, and essential oil in 32 oz spray bottle.
  2. Add cornstarch.
  3. Shake well until cornstarch is fully mixed. Any clumps could mean your spray bottle getting clogged.
  4. Spray onto glass surface, let sit for a few minutes, and wipe it down. And voila!