How to Clean a Car Windshield Inside

Cleaning Car Dash and Windshield

Cleaning the outside of your car and its windshield is fairly straightforward, but cleaning your windows from the inside can be more difficult. You may be asking, “How do I avoid getting the inside of my car wet?” or “Can you use Windex on Car windows?”

That’s why the experts at the Key Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram FIAT service center in Xenia have written this guide to how to clean inside car windows. Just keep reading to learn how to properly clean your car windshield inside and its windows.

How to Clean Inside Car Windows

First things first, you need to make sure you have the right tools. Before learning how to clean a car windshield inside, you’ll need the following:

  • Microfiber towels
  • Glass cleaner
  • Rubbing alcohol

Then just follow these steps and you’ll immediately increase your visibility on Beavercreek roads without producing distracting streaks:

  • Wipe down the glass with a microfiber cleaning cloth: This is to remove any grime or dirt from the windshield.
  • Grab your preferred brand of glass cleaner: Spray the glass cleaner on your microfiber cleaning cloth. Then, wipe down the inside of the windshield. You’re not quite done yet, but this should remove almost everything.
  • Apply rubbing alcohol: Now take your microfiber cloth and apply rubbing alcohol to it. Use that to wipe down the inside of your window. This removes any grease from the glass.
  • One last round of glass cleaner: If you clean with one more round of glass cleaner or a glass polish, the windows can be even more transparent.

Can You Use Windex on Car Windows?

Now that we know how to clean inside car windows, are you wondering if you can use Windex on car windows? The answer is yes, Windex is perfectly safe for car windows. Some Springfield residents may say that you shouldn’t use it with tinted windows, but there is no evidence that Windex with ammonia will cause an issue. If a third party in Wilmington has tinted your windows, you may want to play it safe by avoiding using Windex, but factory-tinted windows won’t have any problems.

If you’re using Windex inside a car that has leather seats, make sure to not get any on the leather. The Windex can discolor or dry out the leather. Contact Key Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram FIAT with specific questions for your situation, and we’ll be able to help you.

How to Clean Your Car Windshield: Final Tips

If there are still spots or streaks on the inside of your window, make sure you’re doing the following:

  • Using a microfiber cleaning cloth and not paper towels: Paper towels are more likely to leave streaks and small paper fibers.
  • Using a reach-and-clean tool: This helps you get to the corners of the windshield.
  • Clean using a circular motion: Wipe with a circular motion when using the microfiber cloth. Then, wipe vertically at the end to remove streaks.
  • These cleaning tips are for all windows, not just the windshield!

The Key Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram FIAT Service Center is On Your Side!

We hope that this guide has helped you learn how to clean a car windshield inside. If you have any questions about how to clean inside your car windows or you’d like a professional cleaning, schedule service with us in Xenia and we can arrange one for you. Don’t forget to check our service specials either!

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