Do you feel like your car is always a mess? I do! Between the kids snacks, toys and must haves and our busy schedules, it seems like it takes only a matter of days for my car to become a dumping ground of stuff!
If you need a little help figuring out how to keep your ride from becoming a dumping ground for the whole family, check out these tips that will help you keep your car clean! These tips have helped me tremendously in keeping my car in better order.
Tips That Will Help You Keep Your Car Clean
Regularly Wash Your Car
Washing your car every two weeks or so can help prevent dirt and grime buildup. Use a mild car shampoo, a bucket of clean water, and a soft sponge or mitt. Rinse your car thoroughly with a hose or pressure washer.
Keep the Interior Clean
Regularly vacuum the floors and seats, and wipe down the dashboard and other surfaces with a damp cloth. Use a specialized cleaner for leather seats or other delicate surfaces.
Avoid Eating and Drinking in the Car
Eating and drinking in the car can cause spills and stains that are difficult to remove. i have three kids and we are seemingly always on the go, so this one is tough for me to stick to, but I will say that I no longer allow juice or milk. It’s water only. If that spills, it’s much easier to clean up.
Clean up Spills Immediately
If you do spill something in the car, clean it up as soon as possible to prevent stains from setting.
Use Floor Mats
Floor mats can help protect your car’s carpets from dirt and grime.
Keep a Trash Bag in the Car
Keep a small bag or bin in the car to collect trash, such as food wrappers or receipts.
Use Air Fresheners
Use air fresheners or odor eliminators to keep your car smelling fresh.
Don’t Forget the Exterior
Regularly clean your car’s windows, tires, and rims. Wax your car once every few months to protect the paint and give it a shiny finish.
By following these tips, you can help keep your car looking and smelling great.