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Keeping a Clean Windshield with Rain-X

Driving safety begins with clear visibility, especially through your vehicle's windshield. However, the moment you bring your car out in the open, it also gets prone to harsh elements. We’re talking about rain, dirt, bugs, and grime, or anything that can quickly obstruct your view.

Cleaning your windshield, including your windows and mirrors is a must– and Rain-X is here to help. Since 1972, Rain-X has been offering the global market a range of innovative solutions designed to keep your windshield crystal clear, rain-repellent, and free from debris. In this article, we'll explore the importance of Rain-X windshield cleaning products and what we recommend. We’ll show why Rain-X has become more than an anti-rain windshield spray, and is a step above for all things windshield.

Check out why you should keep your windshield clean here.

Raise Your Glass… Cleaners

Rain-X Original Glass Treatment

Meet the classic. RainX® Original Glass Treatment gel provides a clearer view in even the most inclement weather, safeguarding you and your family while giving you confidence for what lies ahead.

If you’re wondering what the secret formula for this product is, it’s the hydrophobic, water beading technology. Compared to other glass treatments, this repels rain, snow, and sleet efficiently. So as you drive, you will see water beads up and roll away.

Rain-X Automotive Glass Cleaner

Your car’s windshield can accumulate various contaminants, from fingerprints to tough dirt, making it challenging to maintain clear visibility. From the name itself, RainX® Automotive Glass Cleaners clean glass and mirrors with automotive strength, giving a streak-free, clear shine – from your windshield, windows, side mirrors, and car interior mirrors.

It has a concentrated mixture that effectively removes dirt, bug residue, tree sap, and road dirt from exterior glass. It’s safe for tinted windows, and also useful for removing smoke film or protectant overspray from inside glass.

Rain-X 2-in-1 Glass Cleaner + Rain Repellent

Now, let’s talk about another harsh element to avoid aside from dirt.

Imagine you're driving in the rain, and your windshield suddenly becomes covered in water droplets, significantly hampering your visibility. That’s extra frustrating when you have a dash cam, and actually unsafe for you too.

This is where Rain‑X® 2-in-1 Glass Cleaner + Rain Repellent comes to the rescue. Rain‑X® 2-in-1 solutions provide a streak-free clean while improving wet weather driving visibility in one simple step – cleaning automotive glass while applying water beading technology.

This product not only cleans your windshield, but also leaves a rain-repellent barrier that causes water to bead up and roll off – similar to how the BlackboxMyCar Aqua Shield does wonders to your dash cam footage.

Rain-X Bug and Tar Remover

If you love long drives, or if you're parking in areas with lots of trees, you’re more likely to build up bugs and tar on your windshield. These residues can be tough to remove and can hinder your visibility.

Now, with Rain-X® Bug and Tar Remover, you can instantly remove these dirt on your windshield. No scrubbing required – spray on, and the formula will wash it away.

Rain-X Washer Fluid Additive

Your windshield washer fluid is essential for keeping your windshield clean while driving. Instead of using just water, adding Rain-X® Washer Fluid Additive enhances its performance. It is a simple and effective solution that can be mixed with water or any windshield washer fluid to apply the signature Rain-X® technology to your vehicle's windshield. Upon application, this additive imbues your windshield with the Rain-X® technology instantaneously, enhancing driving visibility, safety, and comfort, making your journey smoother and more secure.

This additive ensures that dirt, bugs, and grime are effectively removed, leaving your windshield spotless and your visibility uncompromised.

Rain-X Windshield Repair Kit

We hope it doesn’t happen to any of us, but sometimes, the roads can be dangerous for your windshields too. Your windshield is delicate, so it’s also prone to breakage.

And we have a solution for that. The Rain-X® Windshield Repair Kit reduces the appearance and prevents the spread of chips and cracks in your windshield. It removes air from the crack, fills it with strong resin, and strengthens it even more than before.

However, repairs should be completed as soon as possible after the damage occurs and before the break is contaminated by dirt or water for the greatest outcomes.

Note: This kit is most effective on spherical damage no larger than one inch in diameter and cracks no more than 12 inches in length. Damage to more than one layer of glass will not be repaired.

Rain, Fog, Go Away

Rain-X Plastic Water Repellent

Aside from the glass in our cars, plastic surfaces such as headlights and taillights, are susceptible to water accumulation, affecting visibility. Guess what, RainX® Original Glass Water Repellent's distinctive water repelling effect is now available in a product specifically created for plastic surfaces – RainX® Plastic Water Repellent.

Its water beading coating may be applied to a variety of plastics, including Lexan®, Plexiglas®, Perspex®, Lucite®, Acrylics, and Polycarbonate. For better visibility, you can also use this on motorbike windscreens, goggles, visors, and boat windshields!

Rain-X Windshield Rain Repellent

Wipers can only do so much to clear rain from your windshield. With RainX® Windshield Rain Repellent, you'll experience reduced reliance on wipers. The hydrophobic properties of this product cause water to bead up and roll off the glass, significantly improving visibility during rain showers.

Rain-X Interior Glass Anti-Fog

And sometimes, fogged-up interior glass can be a safety hazard, especially during cold weather. We’ve all encountered this in one way or another, especially from December to February.

Now, with RainX® Interior Glass Anti-Fog, it assists in not obstructing your view, ensuring you can drive with confidence and clarity regardless of the weather conditions. It removes smoke residue, and best of all, it’s great for home usage on glass and mirrors.

How ‘bout the Headlights?

Rain-X Headlight Restoration Kit

Because of oxidation, car headlights can look cloudy and yellow over time. The result? Reduced nighttime visibility and overall aesthetics of your baby.

And if you're looking for a budget-friendly solution to restore your headlights, especially those with mild cases, the Rain-X® Headlight Restoration Kit is what we recommend. It provides the same results to clarity, but at a more affordable price point.

Rain-X Premium Headlight Restoration Kit

For your headlights, should you go big or go home? If you wanna go big, the premium one is your pick. To restore clarity, the Rain-X® Premium Headlight Restoration Kit uses a dual mechanical and chemical solution. It refines to remove scratches and impurities first, then adds a layer of protection to restore that brand new glow. Aside from the cleaning fluid, the kit Includes a drill attachment for easier sanding & polishing.

Rain-X Marks the Spot

Whether you're battling rain, fog, bugs, or general grime, Rain-X® has a product designed to provide you with the clear visibility you need for a safer and more enjoyable driving experience. Remember, clear visibility is non-negotiable when it comes to safe driving, so get yours now here at BlackboxMyCar!