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Deep Cleaning Your Windshield

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Deep Cleaning Your Windshield

Keeping your windshield clean and damage-free is essential to driving safely. While we happily perform Chicago auto glass repairs, we wanted to give you some tips on how to deep clean your windshield at home. Start spring on the right foot by deep cleaning your windshield.

When you think of cleaning your windshield, you probably think of a quick scrub at the gas station. But there’s often leftover residue and specks that you don’t bother trying to get off. Cleaning your windshield may also mean using your windshield wipers. But, let’s face it, this only cleans a portion of the window, and even then, the glass isn’t thoroughly cleaned.

Steel Wool is the Secret

This material is an all-purpose cleaner that helps windows, as well as other glass and bumpy surfaces alike. The gritty material helps smooth surfaces and remove any stubborn stains on your windshield. Although you may be hesitant to use such a rough substance on your smooth windshield, using steel wool is a trick of the automotive trade.

Other materials you’ll need for this windshield deep clean include Invisible Glass, Rainx, rags and a sock.


Rub your entire windshield with steel wool in circular motions for 5-10 minutes. Then use the cloth and the Rainx to carefully wash the windshield. Let it dry fully before giving it another coat. Once complete, use a wet rag to wipe it down. Then, soak a sock in Rainx and use it to cover your windshield in product. Finally, when it’s dry, finish it off with a coat of Invisible Glass.

While we perform many auto glass repairs in Chicago, we wanted to share with you some of our tips and tricks for getting a cleaner windshield for spring. If you have questions or concerns about deep cleaning your windshield, don’t hesitate to contact us today.

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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

Over 50 years of service to the Chicago Area