The Ultimate Cleaning Windows and Mirrors Quiz

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4 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

It can be very frustrating to finish cleaning your windows or mirrors, only to find that they are already marked with lint and streaks. This is made worse when you think about the money you have spent on special glass cleaners. Take this quiz to learn a few simple tips that will have your windows looking crystal clear and save money.

What is the problem with the glass cleaning products you buy in the stores?

Glass cleaners and paper towels leave behind lint and streaks on your windows or mirrors and they can be expensive.


To make your own window-cleaning solution, mix _______, rubbing alcohol and dishwashing liquid.

Mix two tablespoons of ammonia, half a cup rubbing alcohol and a quarter teaspoon of mild non-antibacterial dishwashing liquid to make your very own home-made glass-cleaner.


What sort of cloth should you use to clean windows?

A crumpled up piece of newspaper makes a great cloth for cleaning a window or mirror. Simply spray the cleaner onto the window or mirror and wipe with the newspaper.


What sort of sponge can you use to clean a window or mirror?

Newspaper can also make a good sponge for window cleaning. Dip it into the home cleaner, wipe down the window and then dry the window with a dry piece of newspaper.


What precaution do you need to take when dipping newspaper into window cleaner?

Make sure you wear rubber or vinyl gloves when you dip the newspaper into the cleaner.


Which of the following items is another good window cleaner?

Paper coffee filters are a cheap and effective window cleaner. They are absorbent and won't leave lint on the window.


Think of the items you would have kept in your pencil case at school. Which of them could you use to add extra shine to your windows?

Rubbing your window with an eraser will remove streaks and help to create a crystal-clear window.


At what point in the window-cleaning process should you use an eraser?

Rub the window with an eraser after washing and drying the window well, to create a diamond-bright shine.


At what time of day should you clean windows?

Avoid cleaning the windows when the sun is shining directly on them. The cleaner will dry on the window before you have a chance to wipe it and the window will end up dirtier than before.


What sort of weather should you avoid if you want to clean your windows?

Wind will dry the cleaner before you have a chance to wipe it, and may blow further dust onto the window, making the windows dirtier than they started out.


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