Proper Car Care - Inside and Out

Are you considering the different options for protecting your car’s interior? If so, you are probably surfing hundreds of different products online. However, until you take a deeper look into what your car’s interior really needs, the products you are looking at will not help you very much. Along with regular engine maintenance, you will need to maintain a schedule to ensure that your car’s interior remains in good condition so that you and your passengers are comfortable, and you feel good about your vehicle. So what should you be looking at? Let’s take a look.

Your Dashboard

Choose a cleaner that protects your dashboard from the sun and heat that comes through your windshield. There are a lot of products available, and the recommended cleaner to remove dust and protect the material will differ depending on the climate and the type of vehicle you drive. If you choose a protection based cleaner that contains glycerin, or anything slippery to add shine, do not use the same cleaner on your steering wheel. Sweaty hands and a slippery steering wheel causes car accidents.

Proper Car Care - Inside and Out

Your Carpet

Make sure to have your carpet cleaned regularly, with the proper type of cleaner, to protect its integrity. It should be vacuumed regularly to prevent snagging and tearing from debris, and floor mats should be in place at all times.

Seat Covers

When choosing seat covers, it may be tempting to choose the same cloth seat covers you always have. However, neoprene covers will ensure that spills and dirt do not make their way into the fibers of your seat, which will leave them dingy and stained. Unlike other types of seat covers, neoprene will provide water protection as well as protect the fabric from physical damage.

Dust Electronics

Just like your electronics at home, your …

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