At some point in your car’s lifespan, you’ve probably considered having the interior and exterior professionally cleaned. If you’re anything like me, you then looked at the quoted price tag and went “yeah, nah.” Grime adds charm and character, right?
Well, it turns out you don’t need to spend a fortune to make your car look good as new. As this handy infographic demonstrates, a little DIY can go a long way. All you need is a can of WD-40 and some junk lying around your house.
The graphic below from Secret Yumiverse provides 9 DIY tricks for cleaning your car. The key advice involves liberal lashings of WD-40 inside and out. This will remove everything from crayon marks and bumper stickers to oil and bird droppings. (Note: if you have bird droppings on your upholstery you may want to consider a new car or at least get the windows fixed.)
Other DIY tools of the trade include Coca-Cola (for cleaning grime off windshields), razor blades (for scraping away dead bugs), old pantyhouse (for general cleaning) and nail polish (for minor paint touch-ups and to mitigate the spread of rust.) You can peruse the full list of tips below.
[Via The Secret Yumiverse