How to Remove Stains From Your Car Upholstery

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Keeping the interior of your car clean can be a challenge, especially with small children. Spills are bound to happen and they often result in nasty stains. Luckily for you, there’s a way to remove every type of stain. Take these tips on how to remove stains from your car’s upholstery from us here at Schaumburg Mitsubishi.

Before you call in the heavy artillery, its best if you know how to keep your car clean on a basic level. First, and most obvious, don’t smoke inside your vehicle. Not only does it leave behind a smell, but it leave residue as well.

Dilute spills with cold water as soon as possible before soaking it up with a rag or towel. Don’t forget to vacuum your interior regularly. Lastly, make sure to have your interior detailed professionally every year or so.

For ink spills, like exploding pens, use hair spray to cover the stain, then wipe it off after a few minutes. You may need to repeat the process a few times.

It’s easy to get a small cut, and even small blood stains can be unsightly. Mix cold water and powdered laundry detergent. Apply the paste to the stain and let it dry. Vacuum up the extra detergent.

Usually a result of age and wear, faded carpet doesn’t seem like a problem you can fix. Try vacuuming thoroughly then adding a mixture of ammonia and water. Mop it into the carpet and soak up any excess liquid. With a little luck, your car will look at good as new!

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