How to Care for Your Vehicle
Hey readers! Welcome back to the Artistry Blog. Today, we’re sharing some tips for keeping your car in prime condition. One spot we like for car tips is CarCare.org. There you can find links for answers to the most common questions regarding car care.
If you have any kind of commute in Indianapolis, or if you spend a lot of time in your car, it can sometimes feel like a second home. And just like any home or living space, your car needs to be kept tidy. This isn’t just an aesthetics thing; it can be a safety issue as well. Empty water bottles rolling underneath the pedals is dangerous and keeping a lot of things in your car can attract burglars. Incorporate your car into your typical apartment-cleaning routine and you’ll have it in shape in no time. Here is a quick checklist for cleaning your car:
— Clean the outside. Getting your car washed is important to protect the paint and keep your car looking nice. This also keeps windows and windshields clear — there are some spots that even the wipers won’t reach!
— Speaking of windows, grab some glass cleaning wipes or a spray bottle and a towel. Clean the inside windows, as well as your mirrors. Dust and other debris can build up on windows, which can hinder your sight when driving.
— Tote out the trash. Get a grocery bag and fill it with all the trash in your car, and dispose of things that you don’t need anymore. Take stray clothes inside. Leave an empty bag in your car to collect other trash.
— Cut the grime. Use items like toothbrushes and cotton swabs, along with some warm soapy water, to clean out cup holders and other areas where dirt can accumulate. Don’t forget to wipe down the steering wheel!
Be sure to use products that are safe for all surfaces in your car. If you’re unsure, a local auto accessory store or grocery store will have the items you need. Keeping your car clean will make it look and feel newer. Adding air fresheners is also a great touch to keep it smelling clean and fresh.
What are your best car care tips? Share with the rest of the apartment community by leaving a comment below. We hope you enjoy your month in Indianapolis, IN!