Homemade Glass Cleaner

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There are dozens of different companies who make glass cleaner. But with just a few ingredients, you can make your own recipe.


  • 1 cup rubbing alcohol
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar


Carefully mix together the three ingredients in a new empty spray bottle. Do not reuse a spray bottle that previously had another kind of cleaner in it, since the risk outweighs the potential savings.

You should also label the spray bottle as glass cleaner and keep it safely stored where curious pets or children will not have access.

Benefits of Homemade Glass Cleaner

Using alcohol and white vinegar together makes a quickly evaporating spray glass and mirror cleaner that can complete with the cleaning power of national brands. This same recipe can also be used to give a nice shine to hard tiles, chrome, and other surfaces.