Jun 27, 2024

How To Get Water Stains Off Car Windows And Paint (In 5 Simple Steps)

How To Get Water Stains Off Car Windows And Paint (In 5 Simple Steps)

Water stains on your car's windows and paintwork can be a real eyesore, seriously detracting from the overall appearance of your vehicle. These marks, often caused by mineral deposits from rain or sprinklers, can become quite stubborn to remove over time. Luckily, you don’t need to be a professional to know how to remove water marks on car windows and paint. Here are 5 simple steps to get your ride looking like new again.

1. Rinse off loose dirt, mud, and other debris

Carrying out a quick rinse of your car before cleaning is the best way to start. Using a gentle stream from a hose will help remove any loose dirt and debris that could scratch surfaces during the cleaning process.

2. Wash glass surfaces with a specialised pre-cleaning fluid and microfibre cloth

Use a high-quality cleaning solution (like the one included in our Glass Restore & Protect Kit) to wash your car windows thoroughly. This cleaning solution is designed to be gentle on your car’s glass while effectively cleaning away grime. Simply spray the solution on your windows and windshield, making sure to cover all areas, then wipe with a microfibre cloth for a streak-free, lint-free finish. Be sure to give your car’s body a good clean as well.

3. Protect with nanocoat solutions

Another awesome product included in our Glass Restore & Protect Kit is a nanocoat protector specially formulated to tackle tough water stains on glass, reduce the likelihood of them reappearing, and make them easier to clean if they do. Just apply the product according to the instructions and it should give you 6+ months worth of added protection. The nanocoat formula not only helps to remove water stains but also adds a protective, hydrophobic layer to prevent future build-up. For the body, we have another fantastic car nanocoat solution specially designed for use on car paint.

4. Keep your car dry for the next 12-24 hours

After removing the water stains and treating your car with the nanocoat solutions, allow your car to stay clean and dry for the next 24-48 hours. This will help ensure the product is able to properly set for ultimate protection.

5. Maintain a regular car cleaning routine

The final step is to maintain a regular cleaning schedule for your car. Regular washing not only keeps your car looking its best but also prevents water stains and other contaminants from becoming a problem in the first place. Make it a habit to wash your car every couple of weeks (you may be able to leave it a little longer with the help of nanocoat protection though). This routine care will ensure your car remains shiny and protected against environmental damage.

By following these 5 simple steps, you can easily remove water stains from your car’s windows and paintwork, leaving your vehicle looking like new. Happy cleaning!