How to Clean a Really Dirty Windshield Guide


A clean windshield eases to drive your vehicle and pass up lots of dangers and risks as well. For this, you must know how to clean a really dirty windshield.

Things you’ll need:

To clean a dirty windshield you need the following things.

  • bucket
  • garden hose (spray nozzle suggested)
  • running water
  • sponge
  • vinegar
  • baby shampoo
  • glass cleaner
  • paper towels
  • newspaper (non-compulsory)

Clean  Windshield

Step 1:

To begin first make a mixture you have to use to clean your windshield. For this mixture, pour some baby shampoo and vinegar in a bucket, and then add some water to make its mixture.

Step 2:

Now take a sponge and put it in the bucket and let it soak up the prepared mixture. A big sponge usually works well and covers large area.

Step 3:

Now wet your windshield with ample of water by using a spray nozzle, or with your thumb.

Step 4:

Next place the sponge on the dirty windshield, and begin scrubbing. Dirtier windshield takes more time to scrub it. Generally, this mixture removes grime quite effortlessly.

Step 5:

Now clean the windshield properly and make the bucket empty.

Step 6:

Now, wash your car. You may use baby shampoo for this course as vinegar and water can leave the layer on the glass. Anyhow it is up to you what you employ to wash your windshield but wash it thoroughly for better and clean look.

Step 7:

Now let your car dry.

Step 8:

At this time pick up the windshield wipers. They are mostly used for this reason.

Step 9:

Now take a spray of glass cleaner of your choice (if possible, take a brand that works fine) and use it over one side of your windshield.

Step 10:

Wipe it down by means of either a paper towel, or newspaper. It is better to use newspaper as it is great for washing windows, although paper towels ought to be sufficient. This mixture with newspaper is fine for removing the film that usually forms on the interior of a windshield, particularly in case when someone regularly smokes in the car.

Clean Windshield

Step 11:

Do again steps 9 and 10 on the other side of your windshield.

Step 12:

Now put back the wiper blades to their actual position.

Step 13:

Carry on to further windows, and make them clean accordingly.

Tips & Warnings:

  • Vinegar usually takes away hard water spots.
  • Even after using newspaper for in fact dirty areas you may still desire to carry on with paper towels and glass cleaner as well.
  • Avoid throwing your wash water in your plot rather throw it in rocks, or the driveway
  • Make use of a mixture of baby shampoo, vinegar, and water as well to get rid of remains from the glass ahead of applying window tint.

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