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How to Clean a Car Windshield Inside

Cleaning Car Dash and Windshield

It might surprise you how many San Antonio drivers don’t know how to clean a car windshield on the inside glass. If you’re wondering how to clean inside car windows, read on below. Northside Ford brings you this helpful guide on how to clean a car windshield inside. If your Ford needs a full detailing, contact us at your convenience. We are always happy to help!



Tools Needed To Clean Inside Car Windows

First, find a microfiber towel, some glass cleaner, and rubbing alcohol. You might also want to turn on some good music to make it more fun. Don’t worry; it doesn’t take long to clean inside car windows. Soon your windows will be nice and clean, so you can more easily see New Braunfels roads.

How to Clean Inside Car Windows

Follow the steps below to clean a car windshield inside:

  1. Start by wiping down the glass of the windshield with a clean microfiber cloth. This removes any surface dust that is stuck to your Ford windshield.
  2. Spray the windshield down with a glass cleaner. If you’re wondering, “Can you use Windex on car windows?” keep on reading, and we’ll answer the question below.
  3. Thoroughly wipe off the glass cleaner.
  4. Using the microfiber cloth, give the glass a second cleaning with rubbing alcohol and scrub away any remaining residue.
  5. If you see any smears or stubborn residue, applying a final round of glass cleaner will give your windshield even more transparency.

Can You Use Windex on Car Windows?

Sometimes, our Boerne customers ask us, “Can you use Windex on car windows?” The answer is yes. You can safely use Windex on car windows. However, try to avoid getting it on your upholstery, especially leather. Some people think that you should avoid using Windex on tinted windows, but there isn’t any evidence supporting the idea that ammonia in Windex causes problems on tinted windows or other hard surfaces. 

More Tips on How to Clean a Car Windshield

Now that you know how to clean a car windshield inside, are you ready for more helpful tips? If so, keep reading, and get your vehicle in tip-top shape for San Antonio drives:

  • Microfiber cloths are great for eliminating those left behind annoying paper fibers you often get when cleaning glass with a paper towel.
  • If you have any trouble reaching the corners of the windshield, try using a reach-and-clean tool.
  • Use a circular motion when scrubbing off dirt and grime with a microfiber cloth, but when wiping off streaks, use more vertical strokes.

Northside Ford is Always at Your Service 

If you still have any questions about how to clean inside car windows, don’t hesitate to contact the service department at Northside Ford. We’re always happy to help. From new tires to oil changes or major repairs, we’re your best Ford resource in San Antonio!


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