We all clean our windows regularly, but what about the window screens? After cleaning all the windows, if the window screens are left dirty, they just end up spoiling the whole look. But, do not worry, cleaning the window screens is not that difficult. You can make a simple window screen spray using readily available items. So, just spend 5 minutes of your time to make your own window screen spray and keep your window screens clean.
List Of 5 Easy Steps To Make And Use Window Screen Spray
You will need 3 tablespoons of baking soda, 1 tablespoon of washing soda, 4 cups of water and about 10 drops of lavender essential oil for making the window screen spray. If you have a liking for citrus scent, go for lemon essential oil. You will also need 2 spray bottles for storing the spray.
Mix Baking Soda And Washing Soda
Mix the baking soda, washing soda and 2 cups of water together and take the solution in a spray bottle. Baking soda and washing soda are powerful cleaners and they can be used for cleaning purposes all over the house. They are non-toxic and are quite effective in removing dirt and grime. They are also quite effective in neutralizing foul odors.
Mix Water And Essential Oil
Mix about 10 drops of essential oil with 2 cups of water and take the mixture in a spray bottle. The essential oils have anti-microbial properties and are quite effective in getting rid of and preventing mold growth. Shake the bottle well before use to disperse the oil uniformly.
Spray On The Screens
First, spray the baking soda and washing soda mixture on the screens. Let it sit for a few minutes in order to do its work. Meanwhile, you can go around spraying the solution on the other screens.
Spray Essential Oil Solution
Now, spray the essential oil solution on the window screens. The soda mixture would have already cut through any dirt and grime on the screens. When you spray the essential oil solution, it will wash away the dirt making your window screens clean. And yes, your window screens will smell great too.
Store the window screen spray in a cool and dry place. They have a long shelf life, so you can use them until they get over.