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The end-of-the-summer rain has come to Chicago and continues to dirty the windshields of cars driving through the storms, parked outside overnight or at work, causing dirt, grime and smudging that does not seem to go away. Using this quick, easy-to-make auto glass cleaner is much more effective than regular, household glass cleaner because it will leave your windshield clean and streak free. Spray your car windows as well and after a quick dry, have the entire car sparkling. However, if you have a crack or anything more than a smudge, contact Frank’s Auto Glass in Chicago. We can repair or replace your windshield or windows making your car look as good as new.

The Recipe

The ingredients for your homemade auto glass cleaner include one cup of distilled water, two tablespoons of distilled white vinegar, one cup of isopropyl alcohol and a plastic spray bottle of your choosing. For the sake of convenience, a spray bottle can be kept in your car at all times and if you need to spray down your windshield after going to the grocery or leaving it parked in a garage overnight, it is a fast, easy fix. Also, use a microfiber cloth, what many people to use to clean the frames of their eye or sunglasses, to wipe down your windows because they will leave your car streak free and remove dirt from rainwater or bugs effectively.

First, add the water to the spray bottle followed by the isopropyl alcohol and then distilled white vinegar. Shake the bottle to mix the ingredients well and you are ready to clean your auto glass, especially in the Chicago weather with dirty rain and snow, you will always be prepared. There are many other tips and tricks for keeping your car in mint condition.

Other Ways to Keep Your Car Clean

There are many simple ways that you can keep your in tip top shape. These include using an old toothbrush to reach dirt between the seats or on your dashboard it has a great reach and gives your car a polished look, spread a layer of toothpaste on your headlights and let it sit, when you rinse it off the results will speak for themselves with no grime or use conditioner with lanolin to wipe the outside of your car to give it a shiny finish. All of these are easy around the house items that can help improve the look and cleanliness of your car. Your auto glass will sparkle in the Chicago sun no matter what the weather is!

The Chicago weather is unpredictable, and brings dirt and grime throughout the seasons on your auto glass and all around the outside of your car. There are many household products you can mix and use to help keep your car clean that are quick and effective. If your car is having trouble withstanding the Chicago weather and you think parts need to be replaced, Frank’s Auto Glass has much more than auto glass, ranging from new to used, and can help you look through our inventory to find exactly what you need.

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I recently brought my car in to have the broken passenger window replaced. The guys at Frank’s were very professional and the prices were good compared to other places. I’d recommend to anyone. Thanks guys!

Sandra G. - Google Reviews

Couldn't ask for a better establishment! I been driving around with a cracked windshield for longer than I should have. Finally had am off day and dropped them off my car. I was running late to pick up the car and they were very accommodating. Some places would make you wait until next day. Reasonable straightforward prices. They have gained a customer for life.

Eric B. - Google Reviews

Once again, frank’s auto glass came through. The price was exceptional the service was great, I would highly recommend anybody who needs class work, Should come here. I’ve done business with Frank and his family for many years, and I always leave satisfied. They don’t make them like this anymore. So five stars in Bravo.

Matthew W. - Google Reviews

Frank’s was great. They didn’t have my windshield in stock and had to order one, but they were ready for me the next day. The work was completed very quickly, and the staff were all friendly. The price was fair. Would go back again if necessary!

Aislinn - Google Reviews

I am extremely happy with the service I received from Frank's Auto Glass Repair. The replacement took a few hours because of the business' excellent service that it is first come first served. I have nothing but good things to say about this business. I pray I do not need another one anytime soon but I will definitely refer family and friends for premier services!

April W. - Google Reviews

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