Nice weather has arrived, time to think about showing your car a little love. She’s been through a lot this winter, blankets of snow, salty roads, muddy boots, if it’s dirty, she’s seen it. You could take her into see an auto detailing specialist but they’re not going to show her as much love as you can. Plus, it’s kinda’ pricey!
It’s not a big secret but around here we really like finding creative ways to save. Last year we helped save your sanity with some unbelievable auto detailing hacks. This year we’re sharing some amazing homemade auto cleaners that will help you save what’s in your wallet.
Homemade Auto Detailing Cleaners
1. Homemade Car Wash Soap by Stain Removal 101
How to Make Homemade Car Wash Solution by Geeks of Cars
3. Spot Free Car Rinse by eHow
4. Tired of Yellow Headlights? Make Em’ Shine on a Dime by Ron and Lisa
2-Minute Trick to Clean & De-Haze Headlights by Knowledge Weighs Nothing
6. Cleaning Bugs Off Your Car By The Dollar Stretcher
7. Cheap Tips for Removing Love Bugs from Your Automobile by 973 the Dawg
8. Removing Tar from your Car by Thrifty Fun
9. Removing Road Tar the Easy Way by Lifter 1
10. Household remedies to Clean Aluminum Rims by eHow
Car Tire Home Remedies by Grandma’s Home Remedies
Homemade Armor All by Money Saving Madness
13. DIY Armor All Wipes by One Good Thing
14. No-Streak Glass Cleaner by Fluster Buster
15. How to Remove Salt from Car Carpet by eHow
16. How to Clean Car Mats in 3 Easy Steps by Coupon Closet
17. Upholstery Car Cleaner by Fabulessly Frugal
18. Easy Car Upholstery Stain Remover by Inspired Housewife
19. How to Detail Car Upholstery by Fabulessly Frugal
20. Homemade Windshield Washer Fluid by One Hundred Dollars a Month
21. Cheap and Easy Windshield Washer Fluid by DIY & Crafts
22. Homemade Windshield Washer Fluid by DIY Natural
23. DIY Car Vent Air Freshener by Frugally Blonde
24. Make Your Own Gel Air Fresheners by One Good Thing
DIY Hanging Air Freshener by Designer Trapped
PRO TIP: For dirty windshields, use club soda instead of glass cleaner to get them clean. There’s something about the carbonation that works really well to cut through stubborn dirt.
Car cleaning is one of those have-to’s. Do you have any tips that helps save money, time or our sanity? I’d love to hear them!
Reduce Fluster with the Right Tools:
- Wash Bucket
- Spray Nozzle
- Wash Mitt
- Microfiber Drying Towels
- Wheel Brush
- Scrub Brush
- Upholstery Brush
- Detail Duster
- Wet/Dry Vacuum
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Helen Fern says
It would be great if you would share this at the DIY party on Pleasures of the NW!
This is amazing information.
I hope you’ll share this at Thoughts of Home on Thursday.
Just stop by my blog Thursday to join in.
We would love to have you!
Thanks for sharing this terrific round-up at Coffee and Conversation last week – we’ll be featuring this on tomorrow’s link party 🙂
Some GREAT recipes here – appreciate the time it took to get this together…
Liz Jo says
Great complied list of what to do in detailing!
Thanks for linking up with Welcome Home Wednesdays! Live every Wednesday at 7AM EST.
liz @ j for joiner
Louis Yates says
Wow! Such a tremendous info on auto detailing that I have ever brought to light. I think by using these homespun cleaners, many vehicle owners can detail their automobiles at the place of their residence. I would say that detailing is one of such maintenance segment that obliterates smuts, grime, and profuse leaks. It improves vehicle’s safety and allows the power source of the automobile to run cooler and smoother. Thus, you must keep pace with your detailing schedule. I know there is no substitution for professional auto detailing. Still, if your budget is limited and you want to detail your car on your own, then you should use the above cleaning agents while implementing your cleaning hacks to detail your vehicle effectively.