First, mix together 2 cups rubbing alcohol with about ¾ 's of a gallon of water… add a 1/2 cup of ammonia and a teaspoon of dish detergent…
If you don't want to use ammonia because of the smell… You can also mix into a spray bottle …3 parts water to 1 part rubbing alcohol… This mixture doesn't streak and it also disenfects because of the rubbing alcohol.
If you don't have any rubbing alcohol…you can use a mixture of vinegar and water …and that will help cut thru the grease.
Or a cup of strong plain non flavored tea and 3 tablespoons of vinegar.
Another recipe that will make your windows shine…use 3 tablespoons of lemon juice, 2 cups of club soda, and 1 teaspoon of cornstarch.
As far as what to wipe your windows with… I like to use newspaper since the ink acts as a polishing agent…and helps to leave a streak free shine.
You may also want to wear gloves since the ink has a tendancy to get on your hands.
Look at that shine! … Not only are homemade window cleaners cheaper..but they also work just as well! I'm Mrs. Fixit and it's just that simple!