How to properly clean car windows – the best tips

Clean car windows not only look better, they are also important for road safety. Therefore, clean your car regularly. In this article we reveal what you should pay attention to and what tricks you can use to get the windows clean very quickly.

Step 1: Clean the car windows from the outside

Before you jump into the car, you should start cleaning the outside. You can clean the windows in different ways.


First you should thoroughly clean the wiper blades of the windscreen wiper and then fold them up. You can use a damp cloth for this.

You should also clean the contact surface of the wiper blades, otherwise the dirt will be distributed on the windshield.

You can then start cleaning the pane with clear water. Only then apply a window or glass cleaner to avoid damage. Finally, rinse everything with clear water.

To avoid streaks on your glass, you should use baking soda. To do this, dissolve a sachet in a glass of water and pour the substance onto the disc. After a short exposure time you have to rinse it off with water.

Hot water with detergent also serves as an alternative home remedy.

If there are larger contaminants such as bird droppings on the pane, you can remove them by placing damp newspaper on the spot and allowing it to work for a few minutes.


Then wipe off the dirt with a damp cloth.

Either a dry cloth or kitchen roll is suitable for drying the pane. Alternatively, you can also use crumpled newspaper to dry. If the pane shines on the outside, you can dedicate yourself to the inner pane.

Step 2: clean the car windows from the inside

Spray a large area of ​​the window cleaner on the inside of the window and then wipe it with a cloth.

A wooden spoon can help you in hard-to-reach places: put the cloth over the wooden spoon and then push it into the corners.

Then rub the pane dry again with a kitchen towel. Alternatively, you can also use a leather or microfiber cloth.

Rub the disk dry until it starts to squeak. Only then are all cleaning agents removed.
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Contact the author: gusedgar@wheelsjoint.com



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