Clean your headlights using toothpaste
Using a sponge and a little bit of elbow grease, apply the toothpaste and rub in circular motions until the dirt comes off. Then, wipe away with a light cloth to reveal your crystal clear headlights!
Who knew this miracle car detailing product was sitting in your medicine cabinet all along.
Shampoo the seats
Shampoo the seats in your car with diluted all-purpose cleaner, a sponge or scrub brush, and washcloths. Elbow grease FTW. Use white or un-dyed washcloths, though, so the color dyes in the cloth don’t rub off onto your car’s fabric.
These auto cleaning wipes are really easy to make! Use them to clean and shine your wheels, as well as the vinyl surfaces in your car’s interior, like the dashboard and center console.
Erase Stubborn Grime
Use a Magic Eraser to tackle stubborn dirt, dust, and grime in your car. It works well on plastic and vinyl surfaces, as well as on leather seats (though you’ll want to work gently on leather!)
Use a coffee filter to dust your car interior! Coffee filters are awesome for cleaning!
They are cheap, disposable, biodegradable and super effective. Keep a stack in your center console and quickly wipe down your dashboard and inside your car with one while you are waiting in your car. It is so easy and convenient that you won’t mind doing it and your car with look so much better!
Use an old sock to clean out your cupholders! Car cupholders are notorious for their ooey gooey messes from melted lip balms and spilled sodas. To help get rid of these messes, you can put an old sock over a travel cup, spray with all-purpose cleaner and twist!
Scrub Ground-In Dirt
If you have textured vinyl in your car, you may have dirt that’s ground in to all those nooks and crannies. A toothbrush can help you scrub deep into textured surface, so you can be sure that all the dirt and grime is gone!
Keep all of your important car documents, such as your registration, insurance card, and owner’s manual, organized and clean by keeping them in an organizer!
This one I found on Amazon even has a small pad of paper, in case you ever need to swap insurance info with another driver.
Wax Your Car
Getting your car waxed (or doing it yourself!) a couple of times a year can go a long way toward helping to keep it clean. Dust and dirt will lift away easily when you go through the wash, and it will also help protect your paint job!
Keep It Fresh
After using these tips, you car will be looking fresh and clean! But will it be smelling fresh and clean? Make your own car air fresheners to ensure that it will! Learn how to make 3 different homemade air fresheners for cars at the link below!
Squeegee That Pet Hair Away
Taking your pets with you in the car can be fun, but the mess they leave behind is neither wanted or encouraged. But, they can’t help it, so instead of keeping your fur babies home, here’s a super easy car cleaning hack.
Have a spray bottle with plain water in it. Mist the seat where the pet hair is. Don’t soak the seat. A little water goes a long way. Using a squeegee, run it over the upholstery. It will pull all the pet hair with it.
Keep your dashboard looking shiny and new with a little olive oil. Rubbing it into your dash will keep it looking nice and it will help keep some moisture in the material.
That way, over time, it’s less likely to crack!
After a good wash, get your vehicle all nice and shiny. This one might surprise you!
Get a conditioner with lanolin in it. You heard me right! One of the best products to shine up your ride is probably already sitting right in your bathroom!
Can’t get your registration sticker off? Use wet newspaper!
Out of date registration stickers are very irritating!
Sometimes they can feel like they’ve been set in the gl wet newspaper will do the trick. Use warm water and place the newspaper over the rego sticker for 10 minutes! This lets ass when trying to take them off.
But no need worry somethe warm water penetrate the sticker and will almost fall off into your hands!