Archive for Upholstery Cleaning

How to Keep an Odor-Free Car

Few things are worse than being trapped in a smelly vehicle for hours at a time. It doesn’t matter where your odors come from—almost anything can cause lingering smells that make your drive a misery. From pets and cigarettes to kids, spills, and even your work as a rideshare driver, the cause isn’t nearly as important as getting rid of it.

Fortunately, odors are rarely … Read more...

How to Clean and Care for Your Child’s Car Seat

Of all the germ-ridden places in your car, the biggest culprits are the keys, the steering wheel, and, if you have kids, the infant or toddler car seat. Nothing gathers crumbs and spills quite like a car seat, especially if you’re a busy parent on the go. French fries wedged in cracks, spoiled milk on the upholstery, and sticky fruit snacks are among the most … Read more...

Long-Term Effects of Skipping the Car Wash

There’s no denying that in this day and age, no one seems to have quite enough time to get everything on their to-do list done. We get it—we really do. With kids to chauffer around, meals to plan and cook, and a job to get to, the last thing you want to worry about is washing your car.

However, like taking your children to the … Read more...

Eliminating the Hazards of Pollen

Clean pollen from the interior and exterior of your carIf you have allergies, you know that few things are more uncomfortable than spring months in the Salt Lake Valley. As the yellow particles fill the air, you’re left sneezing and wheezing and wishing for a new season. To make matters even worse, pollen can also infiltrate your car both inside and out. If left unattended, this pollen can damage your paint job or even … Read more...

How to Speed Up Your Car Wash Experience

Vacuuming your car first can save time at the washLet’s face it—when it comes to regular automotive upkeep like washing your car, faster is better. You already know how important it is to get regular washes and waxes to maintain the integrity of your vehicle, and you love the way it looks as it sparkles under the sun. It’s finding the time to incorporate this experience into your regular routine that’s hard to get … Read more...

Why Air Vent Dust Can be Dangerous

Cleaning your car air vents and changing  cabin filters is important to air quality, especially in the Salt Lake ValleyOf all the hazards and dangers that come with riding in a car, the dust in your air vents probably isn’t one of the things you worry about most. After all, as long as your car is relatively clean on the inside and smells nice, you’ve got everything covered, right?

Not necessarily.

Indoor air quality—including that of cars—is important in keeping allergies at bay and … Read more...

The Best Way to Clean Your Car’s Hard-to-Reach Places

When it comes to washing your car, it’s not the dirt you can see that’s the problem…it’s the dirt you can’t see. Whether you look inside or out, vehicles are filled with hundreds of tiny nooks and crannies, many of which become home to dirt, rocks, food particles, and worse.

Those hard-to-reach places might be a little bit more difficult to clean, but they aren’t … Read more...

How to Prevent Interior Car Damage

Taking your car through the car wash on a regular basis is a great way to keep the exterior looking good, but what about the interior? Harmful UV rays, wear and tear caused by kids, and everyday dirt can all contribute to a reduced car value—especially if you have leather interiors or a very light color for your upholstery.

Fortunately, there are steps you can … Read more...

Getting Rid of Car Smells

Cars have a way of holding onto unpleasant odors and making your drive time uncomfortable. Because a car is such a contained space—and because it often sits in the sun for hours at a time, allowing smells to “bake” in—it’s not enough to crack a window every now and then and freshen up the air. Whether you’re dealing with pet smells, cigarette smoke, food left … Read more...

Cleaning Pet Hair from Your Car’s Interior

Few things will dirty the inside of your car like taking your four-legged friend for a drive. Although you can keep pet hair to a minimum by laying out a pet blanket before you invite Fido inside (or by keeping dogs and cats in a crate inside the car), chances are pet hair will still find its way into the crevasses and cracks of your … Read more...