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If you don't want to go to professionals every time your car gets dirty, you will have to find a way to keep it clean yourself. The same way you clean your home every week, you can also take care of your car which can easily collect a lot of dust and grime. It is important to have a car which not only works properly, but which also looks good. The regular cleaning and maintaining of your vehicle will prolong its life and will save you a lot of money in the future. You won't have to visit the specialised car wash any time soon because we will give you some excellent tips which will help you take care of your car yourself.
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Cleaning may not be your favourite things but you can only benefit of learning of do everything yourself. In case you have a tight budget, it is a good idea to take care of some specific tasks yourself, instead of goingto the professionals every time. The cleaning of the car is one of those things and with a couple of simple tricks, you will be able to make your vehicle sparkling clean. Here are some of the easiest but very effective DIY car wash tips and tricks you can try:
- A special cleaning mix with baking soda – The baking soda is a great product which can be used for the cleaning not only of your car, but also of your home. The baking soda is a great solution to the problem with the stains, the grime and the bad smells. All you have to do is to mix in a bucket a ¼ cup of baking soda, the same amount of dishwashing liquid and warm water. You can leave the solution for a couple of hours and use it whenever you like. The baking soda is not expensive, so you will be able to prepare this special cleaning solution any time.
- Baby wipes for the windows – This may seem strange, but nothing will remove the stains and the unpleasant grime from your car's windows faster than the baby wipes. You can use them for the cleaning of the windshield, as well as for the disinfection of the side windows. You can keep the baby wipes in the glove compartment of your car and use them every time you like.
- Transform your windshield with Coca-Cola – If you are tired of trying to clean your windshield after it rains, we have an easy solution to this problem. You only need several glasses of Coca-Cola and you will have the cleanest windshield. You can pour the liquid over the problematic area and leave it there for a couple of minutes, until the bubbles remove all grime. Just don't forget to put a towel in the lower part of your windshield, so that you can protect the other parts of your car.
- Ammonia solution for the wiper blades – It is important to keep the wiper blades always clean, otherwise they won't be able to remove the grime from your windshield. For the purpose you can use a solution of ammonia and cold water. You can use a towel or something else for the disinfection of the blades, soaked into the special solution. Remember to dry the blades with a cloth before you finish with the cleaning.
The article is kindly contributed by Edna who runs CarpetCleaners Ealing