Keeping your car clean when you have kids can be a very challenging endeavor. Regardless of their age, kids tend to leave a trail behind whether it’s food wrappers, clothes, toys, sports equipment, or bodily fluids, a mess is inevitable! Unfortunately, your car is more likely to be on the receiving side of the mess after every time it comes in contact with your kids. There are steps that parents can take to keep the space clean and prevent messes from happening in the future. Here are some of our top tips…
What Enters the Car Must Leave the Car
All kids bring books and toys into the car with them and then they leave them in the back seat once they get home. Set up a plastic bin on the floor of your backseat. Make the kids set the toys and everything else inside the bin when they are done and before leaving the car. All snacks, cups, books, clothes, and toys go into the bin. then bring the bin into the house and empty it. Put it back into the car for the next excursion.
Cleaning Up Messes Quickly
Kids of all ages are curious and antsy so tend to put their hands on anything they find fascinating. Chances are your car’s interior might be dirty because of ice-cream stained little fingers, spilled Gatorade, or a greasy burger. To clean these surfaces, use baby wipes. If wipes can handle a baby’s bum at its worst, surely your car is no comparison. Plus they are small and compact enough to just keep a pack in your glove box or center console.
Always Be Ready to Pick Up Trash
If a plastic bag in your car isn’t very effective for putting trash, try being more creative and using different containers as a makeshift garbage can. Put a plastic bag in a cereal box and instruct your kids to throw the trash in the mini trash can. Small clothing baskets, shoe boxes, or tissue boxes can even do the trick. Stick some extra bags in the glove compartment or in the side door pockets. Whenever you stop to get gas just throw out the trash and set up a new bag in your container.
Though it might not be the most convenient thing to do if you make a point to vacuum your car out once every week. It will drastically increase your car’s appearance. There are inexpensive portable car vacuum cleaners they are one of the best car accessories for cleaning your car interior.
Detailing Is For When Things Go Very Wrong! 🙁
As any parent, grandparent, or babysitter knows… sometimes messes happen. When they are bad or they add up, it’s time to get some detailing for your car or truck before it ruins your interior. View our detailing packages
Bailey’s has many options to keep your car or truck in its best shape all year ’round. For even more value, many of our customers use our monthly packages.
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