Scratches on the Windshield? Here’s what you can do
Minor scratches on the windshield of your car are inevitable. The auto glass of the car gets scratched due bad quality car wiper blades which are hard and rough. With proper care and attention, you can remove these minor scratches all by yourself and save both time and money. Thankfully, removing minor scratches do not always require professional help and you can do that easily all by himself even if you have proper knowledge. So instead of paying for your Swift, Micra or Polo windshield price and getting it replaced, follow these four easy steps to remove the scratches easily, all by yourself: Scrutinize the scratch The first and foremost step to fix the scratches on the windshield is to determine the type, length, depth and severity of the scratch. Often dirt is found in the scratch. To understand the severity, feel the scratch on the auto glass with the finger nail. If it feels rough and uneven, the crack is likely to be deep. Otherwise, you can carry on with the repairing process. Wipe it clean Once you are aware of the type of the damage, you can now proceed with the cleaning part. Use a soft and dry piece of cloth to thoroughly clean the scratch. It is important to make sure that the area is absolutely clean before the scratch removal mixture is applied. Scratches often carry dirt and that is why should be scrutinized. While cleaning the scratch, damaging it further is always a potential risk and so proper precautions should be taken. Prepare the removal mixture After cleaning the scratch, the next step is to prepare the scratch removal mixture. The scratch removal mixture can be made from an array of household items. Mix one table spoon of baking soda with a quarter of toothpaste tube and some amount of water. Blend them together till the baking soda completely dissolves and a new paste is formed. Put it on the scratch and clean the glass Now that the mixture is ready, it is time to put it on the scratch and get rid of it. Before applying the mixture, double check the area and make sure that it is clean. Gently put the mixture along the scratch lines and slowly rub it with a clean towel. Continue the process until the scratch disappears from the auto glass and you are satisfied with it. While applying, make sure that you do not cause any further damage to the windshield or you may have to pay for the Hyundai I10, Nissan Micra or VW Polo windscreen replacement cost and get it replaced.