What is the best way to clean the windscreen interior?

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What is the best way to clean the windscreen interior?

Post by Ainmhidh » Thu Sep 26, 2019 6:00 pm

I was driving home this evening and turned towards the setting sun, at which point I may as well have run in to a bank of fog as far as my forward visibility was concerned.
My usual tendency would be to wipe the inside of the windscreen with a dry microfibre cloth, but I figured I'd consult you wise folks as to any better options?
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What is the best way to clean the windscreen interior?

Post by GreySilver Beast » Thu Sep 26, 2019 6:12 pm

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Re: What is the bes way to clean the windscreen interior?

Post by V8 Power » Thu Sep 26, 2019 6:15 pm

I always use papertowels and a spray window cleaner that uses dilute ammonia. You will get it from a double glazing trade centre such as Eurocell etc.
Spray it lightly on and wipe until dry with a wedge of folded over paper towels until dry. You will be amazed how much muck comes off.
Once done, I usually do the whole screen twice to be sure, no more haze.
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Re: What is the best way to clean the windscreen interior?

Post by goodeggbob » Thu Sep 26, 2019 6:15 pm

old newspaper and a bit of vinegar.

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Re: What is the best way to clean the windscreen interior?

Post by Honkytonk » Thu Sep 26, 2019 10:00 pm

I use an aerosol glass cleaner that I steal from work that is identical to one we use at work for cleaning screens, coupled with a microfibre. Comes up sparkling every time. I'll check the active ingredients next time I have it in my hand, but I have a sneaking feeling its an ammonia/isopropyl based combination.
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Re: What is the best way to clean the windscreen interior?

Post by warpc0il » Thu Sep 26, 2019 10:47 pm

It's amazing how little grease film it takes to make the screen so much more susceptible to misting-up.

A really clean glass surface naturally resists misting, which can make all the difference, especially this time of year.
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Re: What is the best way to clean the windscreen interior?

Post by New Duke » Thu Sep 26, 2019 11:05 pm

As the trend is showing, any glass cleaner will do the job Alan. No need to waste yer fancy microfibres on it unless you really want to.

I use Windolene or Autoglym Fast Glass, whichever is closest to hand, applied with thick kitchen towl or a microfibre if there's a clean one ready. Doesn't really matter as it'll come up spotless with little effort either way.
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