How to Clean a Car Windshield Inside

Person Cleaning Car Windshield Inside

It’s really easy to clean the outside of a car windshield after driving through the dust in Mesa, but until someone figures out windshield wipers for inside the car, you’re going to have to learn how to clean a car windshield inside without mechanical help. It’s not hard to do! Let the car-cleaning crew at Cactus Jack's Auto teach you how to clean a car windshield.


Can You Use Windex on Car Windows?

Yes, you can use Windex on car windows in Surprise, although some sources suggest not using it on tinted windows. Windex contains ammonia, which might cause problems with windows that weren’t tinted at the factory. Also, because of the ammonia content, be careful to not get Windex on any leather surfaces. If you’re unsure about any cleaning products, contact us to make sure they’re safe.

How to Clean Inside Car Windows With Household Supplies

You probably have everything you need to clean inside car windows. Just check your home cleaning supplies for these items:

  • A microfiber cleaning cloth eliminates the small paper fibers you get when cleaning with paper towels. They’re also less likely to leave streaks.
  • Use a circular motion when wiping with a microfiber cleaning cloth, but then wipe vertically at the end to remove streaks.
  • A reach-and-clean tool helps reach the corners of your windshield.
  • This cleaning process can be used with all interior windows, not just the windshield.

How to Clean Inside Car Windows

If Surprise is looking spotted, it’s time to learn how to clean a car windshield inside. Depending on the angle of your car’s dashboard you might have to do some reaching, but otherwise, it’s really simple to do when you follow these steps:

  1. Wipe down the glass with a microfiber cleaning cloth to remove any grime or dirt that’s loose on the windshield.
  2. Spray your preferred brand of glass cleaner on the microfiber cleaning cloth and wipe down the inside of the windshield to get any remaining substances off the windshield.
  3. Here’s the secret in how to clean a car windshield: apply rubbing alcohol to a clean microfiber cloth and wipe down the inside of the window. This cuts any grease that can build up on the glass and ensures great visibility.
  4. Use another round of glass cleaner or a glass polish to help give the window even better transparency.

Get Other Car-Cleaning Tips From Cactus Jack's Auto

Desert dust in Glendale can make a car dirty, fast. Now that you know how to clean a car windshield inside, learn how to get the smoke smell out of a car, about common winter driving mistakes, and more with Cactus Jack's Auto, the used car experts!

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