11 Uses for Windex
Have some fingerprints or stains on your lovely glass? You’d most likely turn to Windex, the well-known cleaner. You’ve most commonly known Windex for its use in windows, but did you know the other uses? Windex has many other ways to help you in your everyday life. For example, here are 12 ways that you can use Windex for things that aren’t windows that need cleaning!
Windex can be used as a bug killer if you have no other options. The good thing is that it’s inexpensive and something you have on hand! Just be careful to dilute it so that the cleaner doesn’t harm yourself or others in the area.
Dry erase board cleaner
A cleaner like this is useful for cleaning stuck on stains on a dry erase board. It’s quick and easy, and the Windex is probably a lot more inexpensive than the more professional dry erase cleaners you can buy.
Help with stuck on rings
A little bit of diluted Windex can help to loosen a stuck ring from your finger. It is dangerous with prolonged exposure so you should make sure you dilute the solution and wash your hands well after you get the ring off.
Spraying some diluted Windex solution around open door or window frames in your home can help to repel outside bugs. Bugs are repelled by the odor and chemical content of the ammonia and other ingredients in Windex.
Remove tough stains
Spray some of the cleaner on a tough stain and let sit for 10-15 minutes, the stain will wipe right off. However, Windex is not good for wood so avoid using it on stains that are on wood items.
Squirt some windex on a soft cloth and rub all over leather shoes to make them shine again! Works great for high heels.
Very light use of this cleaner can help to clean your phone screen and keys (if you have keys). Spray a small amount on a microfiber cloth and gently wipe your phone clean, do not overdo it or do this too often because it can cause damages to the phone.
Windex can be used plenty of ways in the bathroom. It’s useful for tubs and showers, sinks, stone counter spaces, tile floors, and the toilet. Spraying Windex inside your toilet bowl and letting it sit similar to a stain will clean it just like any toilet cleaner, it might even work better on tough staining than a normal toilet bowl cleaner.
Soak your wedding rings overnight in windex then wipe with a cloth. They will sparkle beautifully!
Shine Stainless Steel
If you have stainless steel appliances or pots and pans that need a shine, spray some windex on them then wipe with a cloth after to avoid smears.
Patio Furniture Cleaner
Windex works amazing for a quick and effective wipe down of patio furniture. You can use it often or even when the furniture is first taken out for the season.
There you have it, 11 ways for you to use Windex around the house more than just on the windows. Did you know any of those? Hope that you can put at least a handful of these tips to good use in your everyday life.