21 Ways to Deep Clean Your Car

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If you are like me, then your car is probably a bit messy. Cars are very small in space but they sure do store a lot of trash. Even when it gets clean it never stays clean. There will always be more crumbs, dust, and stains. They never seem to disappear!

Because of all this, every car can benefit from a car deep clean. Even when we go through and clean our car the usual way, there is always some stains and crumbs and sometimes even a smell left over. A deep clean is the solution to the problem.

If you want a car deep clean, you have two options. You can either pay to have it detailed by a professional, or you can do it yourself. Many people pay to have it done because it seems like we can never clean it ourselves. But that is not true! There are many DIY hacks to give your car a deep clean and make it cleaner than it has ever been.

Take a look at these DIY cleaning tips and get going on cleaning your car!

1. Clear up foggy headlights with toothpaste and water.

car deep clean headlights

via: instructables

 

2. Toothpaste can also be used to hide scratches!

car deep clean toothpaste

via: wonderhowto

 

3. Olive oil is a great, cheap way to polish leather on your dashboard.

car deep clean olive oil

via: mommyfootprint

 

4. A cheap foam brush can remove dust from your air vents.

car deep clean foam brush

via: flusterbuster

 

5. Is there a lingering smell in your car? You might need to replace the air filter.

car deep clean replace air filters

via: removeandreplace

 

6. Get rid of animal hair with a squeegee and a spray bottle of water. Comes right off!

car deep clean animal hair

via: careabearasara

 

7. An old toothbrush can be used to get crumbs out of your seat cushions.

car deep clean crumbs

via: autopia

 

8. And you can use it to clean dirt from vinyl!

car deep clean vinyl

via: popularmechanics

 

9. Are insects bugging you? Keep them out of your car and grille with dryer sheets.

car deep clean dryer sheets

via: auntnubbyskitchen

 

10. Get your car deep clean around your wheels with a cleaning powder and water.

car deep clean wheel cleaner

via: ringaroundtherosies

 

11. Prevent a smeared windshield by scrubbing your blades with rubbing alcohol.

via: youtube

 

12. And if it’s too late, deep clean your windshield with glass cleaner, steel wool, and Rain X.

car deep clean windshield

via: youtube

 

13. Clean dirty floor mats by spraying with stain remover then throwing them in the wash.

car deep clean dirty floor mats

via: allthingsthrifty

 

14. Remove car stickers or decals with a hairdryer and water. If it’s on the outside, use boiling water.

car deep clean decals

via: ineptechs

 

15. Use a brush and a vacuum to immediately remove dust from your car.

via: youtube

 

16. Make sure to remove ALL the trash from your car. That includes under the seats!

car deep clean trash

via: kiwiservices

 

17. Use a magic eraser to remove sticky things off of vinyl and leather.

car deep clean magic eraser

via: honeybearlane

 

18. Make sure to thoroughly clean the kids’ car seats with a lint roller, soap, and a steam cleaner if you have one.

car deep clean car seat

via: askannamoseley

 

19. When cleaning your windows, make sure to roll them down to get the grime from the top.

car deep clean windows

via: familyhandyman

 

20. After washing your vehicle, use a clay bar to remove remaining dirt and grime.

car deep clean clay bar

via: shiningmonkeycorp

 

21. Once it’s all clean, keep it fresh with an air freshener made from baking soda.

car deep clean air freshener

via: enandjoeygogreen

 

Have any other deep cleaning hacks for your car that worked well for you? Please share in the comments below!

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