Nobody wants to drive a dirty car, right? Can you imagine yourself driving around town with a car full of junk?
However, getting a professional to detail your car can be quite expensive, on the other hand cleaning your car could take too much time and energy. But if you know the tricks to get the job done faster and better, you can clean your car in time.
To make the task easier and less daunting for you, here are seven hacks for cleaning your car.
One of the dirtiest yet most overlooked parts of the car are the air vents. If anyone has a dust allergy, you could have a sneezing fit on your hands, especially once you turn on the AC. Get a cheap foam brush from your local hardware store and use it to clean out the vents. Doing this will keep the car smelling fresh and clean.
Having cloudy headlights is dangerous, it can cause you to not be able to see or even be seen.
Instead of buying new headlights, take a tube of toothpaste (a whitening one works best), apply it to your lights, scrub with a microfiber cloth or a sponge, then rinse it off. Super simple.
Leather or vinyl seats can easily get dirty. Not keeping up with the cleaning of those seats will soon lead to a dingy or even filthy looking car interior. But you can take care of it in a jiffy! All you need is a Magic Eraser. Use it to scrub off any stains, dirt, and grime. Just wet the Magic Eraser and scrub the dirt gently away.
Vaseline is not only for use on a baby’s bottom — it can help in shining your car’s interior too. Dab a little Vaseline on a soft cloth and rub it all over the seats and dash to prevent cracking. You can also rub it on the rubber door seals to stop them from freezing during winter.
Coke isn’t just a thirst quencher — it can remove rust from many parts of the car too. Since cola contains lots of acid, it’s excellent in breaking down rust. All you need is to do is spray the cola on the affected area, let it stand for at least 30 minutes, then wipe it off.
It’s easy to get crumbs, dust, and dirt in your car’s upholstery, but hard to remove. Using a rag doesn’t do the job easily, especially if they’re stuck in the cracks.The secret to getting rid of the crumbs, dust, and dirt is to use a toothbrush. The bristles will get any particles out of your upholstery.
Are you annoyed when you see streaks left by newly clean wipers? Instead of cleaning them with soap and water, try rubbing alcohol. Wipe down the wipers with a generous amount of alcohol then let it dry. It will not only clean the windshield wipers, it will also lengthen their lifespan too.
A clean car makes you feel comfortable and less stressed when driving, especially in traffic. You don’t need to spend a lot of money and time to clean your car, just use these seven useful car cleaning hacks.