I grew up cleaning windows with two simple ingredients. For a short time after leaving home I succumbed to advertising and started buying the ready made glass cleaners. I admit I kinda like the smell of them. However, I quickly learned that my mom's easy to make cleaner was much more economical.
Mom's Glass Cleaner
1 part vinegar
1 part water
I buy a spray bottle at the store and just keep it filled and ready to use.
Here is the cost breakdown:
1 gallon of vinegar costs about $3.00.
It takes about 2 c. vinegar each time I fill my spray bottle.
|1 bottle of homemade glass cleaner = about $0.40|
|1 bottle Windex = about $3.50|
I save a little over $3.00.
I think I'll pass on the nice smelling window cleaner and enjoy a dark chocolate bar instead. :)