Removing paint overspray

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Removing paint spots and oversprays on windshield can be difficult especially when the paint has set in for some time already.

Thankfully there are solutions to this that can be tried at home. Wiki How for instance, published in its website ways on how to remove paint oversprays. AutoGlass Safety Council

The best way to achieve clean, paint-free windows is to prevent any paint from getting on the windows in the first place! You can do this by taping the windows, or covering them with a protective plastic sheet during paint jobs. However, sometimes you will still end up with paint on the glass, which you will then need to get rid of.”

Read the step-by-step procedures here.

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The website Behind the Detail also offered more solutions to the concern. It however strongly advised vehicle owners to never use razor blades of steel wool on the car glass to prevent. Windshield Wiki 

“If and when paint comes into contact with your windows, don’t panic. Lubricate the surface with a clay spray and start gliding your medium to heavy grade clay bar in straight lines. If the paint has been on the surface for quite some time, you can find paint thinner and remove it that way. Additionally, you can also try steel wool to remove paint, but make sure it’s fine or superfine grade so as not to cause visible scratches.”

Take a look at their guide here.

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Whow Info also tackled the same subject as it offered possible solutions to the issue at hand.

“Fill a clean spray bottle with warm water and a small amount of liquid detergent. The detergent must be a suitable automotive product or else bleaching to paintwork could occur.”

More info can be found here.

When unsure as to how to go about the paint spot removal, ask a professional windshield repair specialist.

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