Every month or so, our family, along with some friends, go on a road trip. This means backpacks and camping gears are loaded in the trunk and take up space in the backseat too. But travelling can be exhausting and problematic, especially for little kids. More often than not, they end up throwing up inside the car. So how do I deal with this problem? Read on and find out how to clean a car seat nice and easy.
How To Clean A Car Seat Nice And Easy
Make Your Car Seats Look Like Brand New Again With This Simple Steps
Car seats are prone to food spills, stains, dirt, and grime. Some of them leave an awful stench inside your car. But you don’t have to worry about a thing because leaning a car seat is as easy as it looks. Just follow these simple steps on how to clean a car seat and it will be spotless afterwards.
But first, here are the things you need that’ll make your car seats look fresh and clean again :
- 2 tablespoons dish soap
- 2 tablespoons washing soda
- 2 cups hot water
- Mixing bowl
- Cleaning brush
- Clean towel
- Linen spray (optional)
Step 1 – Vacuum the seat
First of all, give your car a nice and quick vacuum. Let the vacuum suck that dirt away. Or you can also wipe it with the use of a dry cleaning brush. Give it a quick rub.
Step 2 – Prepare the cleaning solution
Now it’s time to mix the cleaning solution. Dish soap is excellent in removing stains and also invigorates your seat’s fabric. While the washing soda acts a cleaning booster to give your car seat fresher and cleaner look. Add 2 cups of hot water and cleaning solution is ready.
Step 3 – Start brushing
Dip the cleaning brush into the mixture. And with light sweeping or circular motion, work the car seats one by one. But you don’t need to soak the car seat. All you need is to dampen the fabric slightly.
Step 4 – Wipe with clean towel
Use a clean towel to wipe the car seats. Open the window and let it air dry. It would be more advantageous if you pick a bright day to this and make use of the sun’s heat so your car seats will dry faster.
Step 5 – Vacuum one last time
Finally, vacuum your car seats again then use the linen spray to make your car smell nicer and looks, way fresher!
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Now you know how to clean a car seat. So next time you encounter the same scenario with your car seats you already know what to do. As a matter of fact, you don’t need to go to a car wash anymore. It may not save you time but surely it will save you a lot of money.
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