Old House Journal

Glass-Cleaning Solutions

Cleaning Glass

REALLY FILTHY GLASS

Wash glass with the vinegar solution, applied with a soft cloth and squeegeed off. Spray on glass cleaner with a clean cloth and follow by rubbing with newspaper. (Try Windex with ammonia, or a commercial preparation.) If a stubborn haze from mineral deposits is left behind, apply a glass-cleaning compound such

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