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Is glass cleaner safe to use on car windows?

If you want to touch up your vehicle’s windows — you might feel inclined to grab a bottle of glass cleaner from your home. But there are some facts you need to know before you begin the cleaning process.

Overall though, glass cleaner is fine to use on your car’s windows – as long as you’re using the right kind.

What kind of glass cleaner should you use for dirty car windows?

It’s best to use a specially formulated auto glass cleaner and a microfiber cloth to address your car’s dirty windows.

Armor All’s Auto Glass Cleaner is a popular example of this specific product type.

What cleaning items can damage your car’s windows?

General glass cleaner is not recommended for cleaning car windows.

Most all-purpose glass cleaning products contain ammonia, which can fog up your windows and cause streaks.”

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Now if you have any tinted auto glass using the wrong cleaner can cause it to break down as well. This is also true for dish soap so be sure to read the directions carefully and buy cleaner specifically made for car windows. It’s suggested not to use paper towels to wipe the glass either as that might scratch it.

IAS Auto Glass offers repair and replacement auto glass service to residents in the Twin Cities area. Call us at 952-797-4374 to schedule an appointment if you need service.