42 really useful cleaning hacks for your car that your mechanic does not want you to know
Let’s face it, no one likes to drive in a wheeled bin. Nothing beats a well-maintained vehicle that takes you from point A to point B in a clean and neat environment. But having your car clean is complicated and expensive, and it takes a lot of time and energy.
Well, as the saying goes, let’s work smarter not harder. We have discovered the best tips for keeping your car clean at all times, without the need for hours or ruining your back.
DIY washer fluid
Washer fluid is very easy to make if you need some in a pinch – especially during the hot dry and dusty summer months. All you need to do is mix three cups of grain alcohol and four cups of water together, adding a miniscule two teaspoons of dishwashing detergent. Put it in an empty bottle to keep in case you have find yourself without the fluid in an emergency.
Baking soda takes out smell
So let’s say that your car stinks, and let’s just assume it’s because you are keeping your dirty gym clothes in there. But you have a date tonight, and you definitely do not want that special someone to smell your post workout stank. What do you do? Just take some baking soda and spread it all over the seats, let it sit for a few hours, vacuum, and Voilà, amazing smelling car.
Scent Car With Essential Oils On Wooden Clothes Pin
Your car may be stinky, so what do you do? Sprays only last a few hours while normal car fresheners are waaaaay to strong. So how do you make your car smell fresh easily, cheaply, and fast? Take a wooden clothespin, spray a bunch of essential oils on it, and stick the clothespin in your air vent. Voilà, a low cost, good smelling car freshener alternative.
Foam brushes for your vents
Air vents need to be kept clean. You never know when someone with a dust allergy will come into your car and have a dust sneezing attack. Additionally, it simply is not healthy to be breathing in all of that dust. So go down to your local hardware store and get a cheap, small foam brush. Now you can clean out those vents and keep your car smelling fresh as well.
Discover in the following pages the rest of the tips that will greatly facilitate the cleaning of your car.