Does your car smell?
Does it become the house of dust and dirt?
Do they have germs around?
Want to clean your car? But this time at home. What could be the methods to do that?
Well, I must say using household stuff for cleaning purposes works fairly well even on the cars. They are capable of removing even the tough stains and marks.
Most of us often visit outside to clean the car without knowing that this can be done at home with some inexpensive materials.
Now how to do that? Let us find out how it will work and more importantly we will give you the entire information about the materials that we are going to use.
Easy Steps to Clean the Car Interior
Let us begin the cleaning process. We explain this to you in 4 parts.
Part 1: Cleaning the Central Console
- Things Required
- Baking soda
- Rubbing alcohol
- Baby wipes
- Linseed oil
1. Wipe off the Surface
The first task recommended by team finalscope is to wipe off the surface with a damp rag or paper towel. The excessive dust will be cleaned from the surface. As the cloth is moist all the dust will stick to it and prevent the spreading of dust in the entire car.
2. Toothpaste will Remove Stains
Toothpaste is a great cleaning agent therefore it can be used to remove the stain from the harder parts of the car’s body and it even works on leather.
Note: Before you start applying this in a small area. Because sometimes the cleaning agent might affect the dye. Therefore be careful.
3. Use Rubbing Alcohol if Toothpaste Fails
You can use rubbing alcohol if the toothpaste fails. Just dab over the stain and you will see the magic.
Note: make sure that you test it over a small surface.
4 Rubbing Alcohol and Water can do Wonders
Add rubbing alcohol and water in equal quantity. Now spray it on the surface and wipe them off.
5. Vinegar and Linseed Oil are Good Combinations
This could be one of the most effective materials to get rid of the dirt and heavy dust. All you will need one part of vinegar and linseed oil.
6. Baby Wipes will Help you with the Glove Compartment
If you have heavy dust in your glove compartment then these wipes will help you with its cleaning property.
7. Use a Dab Cloth to Clean the Dashboard
To give a shine to the harder surface of the car you can use the solution and rub it over such surfaces.
Part 2: Fabric Cleaning
1. Use a Vacuum Pump to Access Dirt
The vacuum pump will remove all the excess dirt lying on the fabric. Hence, 60% of the cleaning can be done by this.
2. Cornstarch will Remove Stains
If you observe some sorts of stains on the fabric then cornstarch is best to vanish them. All you will need the cornstarch. Well sprinkle some of the cornstarch on the surface and let it rest for 30 min and use a vacuum pump to remove them. Also, you can make a thick paste and apply it to the surface and allow it to pat dry, and then clean it away with the brush.
3. Using Vinegar will Help too
You can also use vinegar to remove the stains from the surface. Just rub it with the paper towel and changes will be visible.
Part 3: Cleaning Windows
- A spray bottle
Most of the users clean the windows at the first but later on they realize that it should be saved for later. Henceforth, clean the windows in the end.
1. Prepare your Window Cleaner
Preparing your window cleaner will help you clean the windows. To prepare it add one cup of water in half a cup of vinegar and a quart of alcohol. And pour it into the spray bottle.
2. Spray it on Windows
Spray the prepared mixture on the windows and with the paper cloth clean it upside down.
Part 4: Purifying the Air
- H2O2(Hydrogen peroxide)
- Spray bottle
1. Prepare the Mixture
Add one cup of water to one tablespoon of H2O2. Pour the mixture into the spray bottle.
2. Spray the Mixture
Spray the solution. It will refresh the air and will kill the germs and bacteria in the car.
Household Items and their Cleaning Properties
|Ingredients||Where to use||How to use|
|Rubbing Alcohol||Leather or Vinyl seats||Pour only a little bit and rub gently.|
|Rubbing alcohol with water||Hard Surfaces||Use equal parts and use a microfiber cloth to wipe it|
|Toothpaste||Leather or Vinyl seats||Apply and scrub|
|Vinegar and Linseed oil||Leather seats||Use the Equal part.|
|Baking soda||Ashtray and hard surfaces||Sprinkle and rub with a paper towel.|
|Wipes||Glove box, Dashboard, hard surfaces||It cleans the tough stains and tiny dirt.|
|Baby shampoo||Treats grease.||Apply on the surface and gently clean|
Keeping your car clean can be challenging but you can still clean it. All you need are some basic household items that are available in every second house. Therefore, you don’t need to buy any expensive products. Give your car a new and clean look.