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Green and Clean: Solution for Cleaning Windows and Mirrors for Pennies

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How to Clean mirrors in minutes for penniesA clean home is aesthetically pleasing. Maintaining one in an eco-friendly way makes for more healthful conditions:

  • It reduces exposure to toxic chemicals.
  • It improves indoor air quality.
  • It reduces chemical consumption and the amount of cleaning products needed.

According to the EPA, getting rid of dust, allergens and infectious agents are VITAL to maintaining a healthful indoor environment.

Some commercial cleaning products are hazardous and can present several health and environmental concerns.

I have a simple solution to clean windows and mirrors, if you ignore you can be missing out on having a more healthful home.

Green and Clean: Here’s Super Simple Solution for Cleaning Windows and Mirrors for Pennies

1. Combine equal parts of white wine vinegar and water.


2. Put inside of a plastic container. You can also use a spray bottle.

3. Dip part of the newspaper in the solution and start wiping the mirror. The newspaper will both wash and dry.


4. Once you have wiped the whole mirror from left to right. Start to wipe it with the dry part of the newspaper. You can use a separate newspaper if it makes it easier. It’s that simple.



Discovered this method after becoming a a part of a cleaning challenge. I charted my projects and progress here.

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Day 2 DIY Organization: Secret for Organizing Tiny Pieces of Kids’ Stuff for a Dollar

Day 3 Tidy Up the Laundry Room in Minutes for 30 Dollars

Day 4 Cleaning Games: Dirty Little Secret for Cleaning Your Sink on the Cheap

Day 5 Cure Sink Clutter and Cut Cleaning Time in Half for Free

Day 6 Free Help: Vacuuming Confetti

Day 7 I took a day off.

Day 8 Declutter in Minutes with this Trick Plus Motivation from REAL SIMPLE Editor-in-Chief

Day 9 How to Clean Picture Windows on the Cheap
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