Cleaning the crystals seems like a simple task, but doing it in such a way that they are impeccable and without a single mark, is not so much. Fortunately, there is a homemade trick to make perfect crystals simply by using a potato.
How to clean the crystals with a potato?
Potato is one of the most popular foods in the world. Very versatile and with a wide range for health, I assure you that you have some potatoes in the kitchen pantry. If so, you don’t need anything else to apply this trick beyond a little water and a cloth.
But why can a simple potato make crystals sparkle? Because contains juice and starch that help to give shine to different surfaces. We can apply this trick to both windows and mirrors.
we tell you how to put it into practice step by step:
First, we cut the potato in half. It is not necessary to peel it. Next, we pass it through the crystals and let it act for 15 or 20 minutes. Once the time has elapsed, we rinse the crystals with water and dry with the cloth. If they are too dirty, we can replace the water with white cleaning vinegar.
And ready! The truth is that it is a very easy trick since we only have to add one more step to the process that we always follow to clean the crystals: pass the potato cut in half.
Tips for cleaning windows
Vinegar is a great ally in cleaning the home, and it is a 100% recommended product so that the crystals are impeccable. We can prepare a mixture based on three parts of hot water and one part of cleaning vinegar. To reduce the smell of vinegar, we can add the juice of half a lemon to the mixture.
Cleaning the windows on a sunny day is not a good idea. It is best to do it on a cloudy day. Otherwise, the sun will cause the foam of the cleaning product to dry quickly, leaving marks.
If it has been several months without cleaning the windows, they are most likely very dirty. In this case, we must use a porous sponge and clean from top to bottom to avoid dripping water.
By washing them on both sides, cleaning on the inside is convenient from side to side, and on the outside from top to bottom. In this way, it will be much easier for us to know which side the mark is on if there is one left.