How to Repair Windshield Scratches

The particles that are in the street usually produce ray ones or marks in the windshields of the automobiles. The first thing our instinct tells us when this happens is that we have to change the windshield. This means paying at least $100 to buy a new one. Fortunately, there are products on the market that can help you solve the problem yourself with much less money.


Perform a test with one of your fingers to see if the nail is locked by passing it over the rayon. If so, the rayon is too deep and cannot be repaired. If not, you can polish it with a glass compound and a variable speed drill.

Clean the windshield well. Make sure there are no dirt, oils or debris in the area you are going to repair.

Use a compound to polish glasses. This product usually comes in glass repair kits, which you can buy online or in the auto parts store in your area.

Place a polishing pad in the hole and apply a small amount of the glass compound over the pad. Start by applying a slight pressure for several minutes and introduce the compound into the rayon with small circular movements. Be sure to keep the area of ​​the windshield that you are repairing wet all the time.

Clean the area with a clean cloth of wool. Apply a small amount of Glass Renew glass polisher to a clean polishing pad and place the pad into the drill. Apply the polisher to the rayon with moderate pressure. Continue working until the rayon has disappeared.

 Tips & Warnings

  • The price of repair kits for glass ranges from $10 in products for personal use up to $ 1000 in products for industrial use.