Clean Your Window Tracks

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Spring cleaning is almost here and what a better way to start than with your window tracks? Window tracks just love to attract lots of dirt and tough to scrub grime, but there is an easy solution to get the job done quick and easy! With a couple of non-toxic household items you can clean your window tracks in no time!

Time: 20 MinutesCost: $2Difficulty: Easy
  • clean your window tracks, cleaning tips

SUPPLIES:
-Old Toothbrush
-White Vinegar
-Old Rag
-Butter Knife (not shown above)
-Baking Soda
-Paper Towels (not shown above)

  • clean your window tracks, cleaning tips

STEP 1: Pour a nice layer of baking soda into the window track covering all dirty areas. Pour a little extra in the corners where the dirt has built up.

  • clean your window tracks, cleaning tips

STEP 2: Pour white vinegar over all the baking soda so that it starts to bubble and begins working it's magic. Allow the mixture to rest and do its thing for 5-10 minutes.

  • clean your window tracks, cleaning tips

STEP 3: Once it has been resting for a while grab an old toothbrush and scrub all the dirt loose.

  • clean your window tracks, cleaning tips

STEP 4: Wipe away all the dirt that you scrubbed up with a paper towel or two.

  • clean your window tracks, cleaning tips

STEP 5: It is a bit tough to get into the cracks and crevices with a toothbrush so grab a butter knife and wrap it in an old rag so that you can still somewhat feel the blade through the fabric.

  • clean your window tracks, cleaning tips

STEP 6: Dig the cloth covered blade into the cracks where dirt still remains and dig out the dirt from the grooves.

  • clean your window tracks, cleaning tips

STEP 7: Wipe away all the dug out dirt and that's it!

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Here is a before and after to show you how much of a difference it made. There was SO much dirt in there.

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Look how clean now! I need to hop to it and do this to all my windows!

  • clean your window tracks, cleaning tips

Even all the corners are nice and clean and they had had literal PILES of tough dirt.

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