windshield wipers on a car's windshield

Tips and tricks for keeping your vehicle’s windshield clean 

What can I use to safely clean my car’s windshield and windows? 

The glass on your car’s windshield is fairly durable and can be cleaned in a number of ways, including using at-home supplies that you already have on hand. Keep reading below to see how you can clean window glass using supplies you already have in your kitchen, garage, or bathroom. We can help you with any other routine car care here at Matt Castrucci Nissan in Dayton, OH. 

Three DIY ways to keep your car windows clean with at-home supplies 

There is a wealth of things in your home that can be repurposed to clean your car’s windshield. For example, crumpled-up t-shirts or newspapers can be used to wipe the surface clean. Keep reading below to learn about our top three DIY ways to clean your car’s windows. 

Repurpose old windshield wipers are window squeegees 

If you’re a handy person, you can easily repurpose an old windshield wiper into a window squeegee. Get creative and see how this useful tool makes it quick to dry off your vehicle’s windows after cleaning. After all, that’s what they’re made for. 

two hands holding a windshield wiper

Supplies you already have at home can work as windshield cleaner 

Most kitchens will have baking soda on hand. If so, you should know that baking soda can make a great windshield wash when mixed with water and dish soap. Out of baking soda? Try cola to clean your windshield; just don’t get it on your vehicle’s paint.  

Baby wipes make a convenient way to clean messes on the go 

Baby wipes are designed to be transportable and stay wet and soft. This makes them perfect for keeping in your glove box. When something makes a mess on your windshield, you’ll be prepared and find that baby wipers work well cleaning your windshield.