The first thing to do when you reach the interior of the car is
to vacuum the carpets and the seats. If you find when vacuuming that there are
lots of particles lodged in the carpet, wheat grass is always a good one, then
you will need a small stiff brush (such as a scrubbing brush). With the brush
you work away at the carpet, just in front of the vacuum nozzle ( a crevice
nozzle is best for this job). This lifts the particles and makes it easier to
When you have finished the vacuuming it's time to
wash the seats (if you have a vax). This part is always hard work and guaranteed
to make you sweat. First spray the seat with the upholstery cleaner from the vax, then using the small scrubbing brush, work the cleaner into the upholstery.
Finally suck up the dirty water into the vax. It is possible to clean the seats
if you don't have a vax, it's just a lot more work. If this is the case, put
your upholstery cleaner into a spray bottle and spray over the seats. Then use a
rag and work away at the seats until all stains are gone. The one problem with
this method, of course, is that you have to wait a long time until the seats are
dry or you end up with a wet bum. If you have leather seats there are special
conditioners available to clean leather with.
Now it's time to move on to the dash, here wipe the
dash over with the interior cleaner spray. It's a good idea to have the doors
open at this stage as the chemicals can sometimes be quite choking if used in an
enclosed area. Then when this is done you can use the P.V.C. spray to shine up
the dash. This is a question of personal taste, some people like it and some
That's the interior finished !
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