Do you want to make your car looked brand new then try the cleaning hacks below.
Paint Brushes Are Great For Your Vents
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Paint brushes aren’t just for art and walls. If you have dust blowing into your car from your air vents, try using a small paintbrush to clean them out. They’re cheap to buy at your local hardware store and could end up being a real lifesaver.
The bottom line is dust is bad for you. Especially if you have allergies. This may just seem like a simple hack, but it’s also important for your health. And did we mention they’re cheap?
WD-40 Will Clean Your Stickers Right Off!
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Tired of seeing your 2016 “vote for” sticker on your bumper in 2018? Try using WD-40 to get those pesky stickers off with perfect results. Otherwise, be prepared to peel paint away with the sticker thanks to the adhesive they use.
To make this hack work, just spray the outdated bumper sticker with WD-40 and let it soak in. Be patient, wait, and let the magic happen. Once the miracle solution has soaked through the sticker and its glue, peel it back and smile.
Up next, a trick to keep your filter working right!
Clean And Replace Your Filters
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When your vents are clean but your car still smells, it’s time to clean or replace your filters. This is a common sense cleaning hack that’s easy to forget until you get your oil changed. When you get your oil changed, they’ll show you how gross they’ve become to get extra money out of you.
Now that you know, you can clean or replace the filters yourself and use the money you save to buy yourself a nice dinner.
Make Your Own Washer Fluid
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If you drive in miserable weather and need to keep your view clean, then you need to start making your own wiper fluid. Rather than take a chance that you have enough before you buy more, simply mix three cups of grain alcohol with four cups of water and two teaspoons of dishwashing detergent.
Throw the mix in your trunk for emergencies and never lose sight of the road in front of you again. We also recommend changing your wipers regularly if you live in an area where you use them a lot. Don’t be like the guy above.
On the next slide, learn everything you can clean with a cotton swab.
Detail On The Go With Q-Tips
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We bet you’ve never thought about using q-tips or other cotton swabs to detail your car. The tiny cotton headed swabs are perfect for creeping into small crevices and picking up gunk. And they come in packs of hundreds!
The best part of q-tips, however, is that they can be stored anywhere. Leave some in your cup holder and side storage compartment for an easy way to detail on the go! It’s the smart thing to do.
Baking Soda Gets Rid Of Lingering Smells
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At some point in the ownership of your car, it’s going to smell. Unfortunately, you can’t just remove all the fabric and wash it like you would your clothes. You can, however, use baking soda to attack and eliminate those friendship-ending smells.
Dust your seats with baking soda, then let it sit for a while. Patience is key for this one. Baking soda is incredibly absorbent, so don’t be afraid to let it do its job. After a few hours, grab a vacuum, suck up the baking soda, and take a big whiff.
Use Silicon Gel On Air Vents
Earlier we showed you how to clean your air vents with foam brushes and other tools. When you don’t have time for multiple tools, trying using silicon gel to cut out the middleman.
By using this gel-like Silly Putty, you’re able to pick up all kinds of gross dust and grime from those hard-to-reach places in your car. You can use the gel for vent, window control buttons, or any similar area that is building up dirt.
Still ahead, how would you use toothpaste to clean your car?
Don’t Forget The Toothpaste For Your Headlights
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While you’re out buying cotton swabs for your car, you might as well buy some toothpaste as well. It’s a great cleaning solution to clear up the fog on your headlights, and it’ll save you money by avoiding the mechanic.
Some mechanics will charge up to $1,000 to clean your lights. A tube of toothpaste will cost you less than $10! It’s easy to do, too; scrub toothpaste on the lens of the light, rinse it off, and dry it. The results will speak for themselves.
Clay Bars Leave Your Car’s Body Clean And Shiny
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This one made us do a double take, but we promise it’s becoming common practice. Apparently, you can use clay to clean-up and shine the body of your car. The reason is that clay works to pick up any gunk on your car’s body.
We looked up how much car clay would cost you, too. The lowest price we could find was $15, which doesn’t sound too bad to us if your car looks fresh off the lot for the first time in years.
Nail Polish Will Save Your Windshield
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You never know when a small rock will pop up on the road and crack your windshield. If you don’t get the small crack fixed, it will grow and become a real danger to you.
One thing you can do to buy time before getting to an autoshop is to fill the crack with clear nail polish. Once dry, the crack will stop spreading. It won’t make the crack go away, though. You’ll still need to get it fixed, just with less stress.