Three Quick Ways To Clean Glass Vases

Learn three useful, quick and effective ways to clean glass vases. They will stay clean longer, and will look better than with regular cleaners.
Three quick ways to clean glass vases

Trying to clean glass vases can be a frustrating task. Since they are transparent and let the light in, all dirt can be seen really easily. In this article we will tell you exactly how to clean your glass vases.

Use natural products to clean glass vases

You can use natural products you already have at home to clean your glass vases. So you do not need to spend a lot of money or harsh and harmful chemicals.

Technique 1: Vinegar, coffee grounds and soap

You can clean glass vases with natural products


  • White vinegar
  • Coffee grounds
  • Degreasing soap
  • Mushroom
  • Small pot
  • Small vase
  • Spoon

Course of action

  1. First, heat two tbsp. vinegar up in a small saucepan, just a few seconds, until hot.
  2. Then add coffee grounds to the vase and pour the hot vinegar over.
  3. Mix until it is a smooth paste. The coffee grounds must have a little moisture to be able to clean the surface.
  4. Now take some of the mixture on the sponge and rub on the vase.
  5. Then rinse with warm water until the vinegar and coffee are completely gone.
  6. Then wash the vase with soap and  let it air dry.
  7. If you see streaks on the glass, you can wipe it with a clean, dry tea towel.

Also read: The best thing you can do to clean blinds

Technique 2: Rice and vinegar to clean glass vases

Vase and candlesticks on table

Another way to clean glass vases is with a mixture of rice, vinegar and descaling soap. This technique is good for vases with a small opening that you can not get your hand through.

Course of action

  1. First, put a handful of rice in the vase.
  2. Then cover it with warm water, cover the opening and shake the vase vigorously so that the rice releases its starch inside.
  3. When everything is evenly distributed, remove the water and rice.
  4. If the stains are not gone, fill the vase with a mixture of vinegar and water and leave it overnight.
  5. The next morning, remove the contents and wash the vase with descaling soap (especially if you live somewhere high in lime). Then wipe it with a clean cloth.

Also read: To clean and disinfect the sinks in your home

Technique 3: Acid-neutralizing tablets and warm water to clean glass vases

If you want to remove acid stains from your glass vases,  here is a quick and effective way to do it.

You will need:

  • Hot water
  • Acid neutralizing tablets
  • Dishwashing liquid

Course of action

  1. First, fill the vase with warm water. However, it should not be boiling, because then the glass can explode.
  2. Then add the tablet and let it shower for about 30 minutes.
  3. When the 30 minutes have passed, empty the glass and wash it with a few drops of soap.
  4. Then dry it with a clean tea towel or paper towel.
  5. You will immediately see that the stains are gone.

Did you already know these techniques? Share them with your friends and family  so they can learn how to clean glass vases, completely without chemicals!

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