Cleaning a helmet visor is as easy as it sounds, all you have to do is wipe it off with a microfiber cloth. However, if you don’t use the right product to clean the visor you might end up with scratches on the visor and that’s what you don’t want.
Keeping the helmet visor clean is really important because it deals with visibility. An uncleaned or dirty visor can create confusion especially at night and that can be risky. But hang in there, if there’s a problem, it also has a solution and for this, the solution is super easy.
How to Clean a Plastic Visor at Home
We all love our favorite motorcycle helmet and don’t want to damage its visor by scratch. As I mention earlier, dirty visor may create illusion while you ride. That’s why you are on this page and looking for a solution to clean your helmets plastic visor.
Before you start, wash both of your hands and the microfiber towel or cloth you are going to use. Because you don’t want any dirt in the cloth, it’ll leave an extra scratch on the visor, like adding insult to injury. So, clean the cloth before you start wiping.
The next thing we need is a cleaning product like a helmet cleaner or wax. You’ll find those cleaners in any motorcycle shop or online stores. Just make sure it doesn’t contain any ammonia or any material that will damage the visor. You can also use mild toothpaste-like baby toothpaste, it’ll also get the job done.
Also, you can use clean water if you can’t manage any of cleaning material. Or, you don’t want to use any cleaning material.
Now, gently apply the cleaner or water on the visor and wipe it off with a microfiber cloth. Don’t use dry paper towels to do that, it’ll make scratches.
You can use a sponge to deal with the stubborn dirt spot, piece of cake. Or, you can apply some water to make it softer before wipe.
And, you want, you can clean your plastic motorcycle helmet visor with a splash of clean water first. It will make the dirt or any strong marital like bugs, soil dirt etc. softer. You can also spray water to make dirt softer.
You can do another thing for the stubborn dirt, soak a microfiber towel in warm water and lay it over the visor. After a few minutes, the dirt spots should be soft enough to clean with the cleaner. If you do this, cleaning your helmet will be a whole lot easier.
To make a visor last long, it’s important to clean and maintain it properly. Especially because it’s a safety gear and it’s risky to drive while using a dirty visor. Keeping it clean every time you ride can expand its lifetime, a stitch in time, saves nine.
Take care and have a good ride!