The best window cleaning products

Looking for something to give your windows a streak-free shine? Your search is over, the best window cleaning products are here

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Cleaning windows is a job no one likes doing, and in fact a lot of people hire a professional to do the job for them, but with these window cleaning products, there really is no need. While the majority of window and glass cleaners come in a spray bottle for easy application, there are now eco-friendly versions such as e-cloths. You just add water to use – it's as simple as that. 

We've got something for everyone in our list of the best window cleaning products. For more cleaning hacks, visit our cleaning hub page, or find out how to clean a window with our handy step-by-step guide. Alternatively, check out our 50 best home cleaning essentials for more product recommendations.

THE BEST WINDOW CLEANING PRODUCTS

Mr Muscle Window & Glass Cleaner

1. Mr Muscle Window & Glass Cleaner

Our top pick of the very best window cleaning products you can buy

Specifications
Best for: All-rounder
Type: Spray
Size: 500ml
Reasons to buy
+Works wonders+Affordable
Reasons to avoid
-Not for use on finished wood-Smells strong

With added vinegar to cut through tough grease and grime in seconds, this is our top pick of the best window cleaning products. Leaving a streak-free shine after each use, similar to the majority of window cleaners, this one takes a little elbow grease. Turn the nozzle and spray generously on your window and glass then wipe clean – we've found that kitchen roll leaves the best finish. It's worth noting that it shouldn't be used on finished wood or on surfaces other than glass, mirrors and tiles.

Astonish Window and Glass Cleaner

2. Astonish Window and Glass Cleaner

A quick-fix for cleaning your windows

Specifications
Best for: Quick-drying
Type: Spray
Size: 750ml
Reasons to buy
+Cruelty free and vegan+Quick drying
Reasons to avoid
-Avoid contact with marble and limestone-Do not use on varnished, polished or unsealed wood

For use on all windows and glass around your home, this hard-working cleaner polishes your windows until they're fingerprint-free and shining. It also removes tough stains and grease at the same time thanks to the power of vinegar. For those who are worried about their pets, it's cruelty-free and vegan. What a combo! Simply spray on your windows and wipe off with a dry paper towel or lint-free cloth. Avoid contact with acid sensitive surfaces such as marble and limestone and it shouldn't be used on varnished, polished or unsealed wood.

e-cloth Window Cleaning cloths

3. e-cloth Window Cleaning cloths

A window cleaner with a difference

Specifications
Best for: Plastic-free
Type: Cloths
Size: 2 cloths
Reasons to buy
+Recommended by Allergy UK+Safe for the environment+Lasts a long time+Machine washable
Reasons to avoid
-Some may prefer a spray

E-cloths can remove the toughest of dirt, leaving your windows streak and lint-free without the need for chemicals. This two-cloth pack contains one to clean windows, frames and sills and another to polish glass. To use, simply wet the cloth and wipe on your windows, then polish for a perfect finish – it's as simple as that. The cloths are machine washable so can be used over and over again.

Waitrose ECOlogical Glass Cleaner

4. Waitrose ECOlogical Glass Cleaner

This Waitrose glass cleaner smells great and is available in your local supermarket

Specifications
Best for: Supermarket
Type: Spray
Size: 500ml
Reasons to buy
+Suitable for use on septic tanks+Smells fresh
Reasons to avoid
-Doesn't contain vinegar

This eco-friendly window cleaning product comes in a recyclable bottle and is our top pick for those who are looking for the best supermarket window cleaner. Not only will it leave your windows smear-free, but it smells pretty lovely (compared to other window cleaners, that is) and it's completely vegan. Just spray generously and wipe in circular motions with a dry cloth, then buff for shine. 

 Ecover Window and Glass Cleaner

5. Ecover Window and Glass Cleaner

Looking for something eco-friendly? This is the best window cleaning product you can buy

Specifications
Best for: Eco
Type: Spray
Size: 500ml
Reasons to buy
+Suitable for septic tanks+Quick drying+Cruelty free
Reasons to avoid
-Doesn't contain vinegar

This window cleaner is cruelty-free and the bottle is made from recycled and plant plastic, making it our top pick of the best window cleaner for those who are eco-conscious. It makes short work of tackling windows and glass to ensure they're smear-free and clean; the formula is also quick-drying. Spray directly on to windows, mirrors, chrome or glass for the best results, then wipe with a soft dry cloth.

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