Car cleaning: A spotless car? You can do it!
Are you tired of taking that trip to the car wash? LexpressCars.mu takes up the challenge of making you a pro car cleaner! Discover some tips for cleaning your car and restoring its original shine, without leaving the comfort of your home. Without even going to the car wash!
Shiny on the outside…
- Windows, windscreens and wipers
For your windows to sparkle, mix white vinegar with washing-up liquid. Wash the windows with this mixture and then rub them with newspaper. To prolong the effect, clean your windscreen wipers with a mixture of vinegar and water, and dry them with a clean cloth.
- Shining Car Body
For optimum shine, wash your car in the shade and in cold water. Use black soap. For rinsing, a mixture of water and white vinegar will easily remove any traces of limescale.
- Rims Cleaning
Your rims are tar-stained? Spray with white spirit, leave on for 5 minutes and wipe off with a paper towel. However, we advise you to check beforehand if your rims are not covered with lacquer, that white spirit could damage.
… fresh on the inside
First, use a vacuum cleaner. Place the brush tip on your vacuum cleaner and start by vacuuming the dust between the buttons. For the doors and dashboard, a damp microfiber cloth will help to remove dust that easily gets between the windscreen and the dashboard. A toothbrush can come in handy for access to the air vents or speakers.
- Cleaning of plastics
Soak a clean cloth lightly in fabric softener. With this simple trick, your car’s plastics will look their best again. If they tarnished, use a renovating gel or polish! But be careful. These products are greasy: they will give more shine to your dashboard, but may stain your seats!
- Wash your carpets
The cleaning of soft surfaces can be summed up into one word: Vacuum. Vacuum the floor mats, remove them and set them apart. Against animal hairs, use a rubber brush from a pet shop.
There you go! You are officially a DIY car cleaning pro!
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