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A Guide to All-Natural Ingredients for Cleaning Your Car

There are car owner who just doesn’t mind using branded commercial cleaning products for their vehicles. They do this because they do not really know what the products contain. There are chemicals in these products that can damage the environment and harm human health.

If you use these chemicals for cleaning your car, then you expose yourselves to these toxic substances. If you use natural ingredients and tools to clean your car, you will find them gentler on your car’s paint and other exposed parts than commercial products.

If you are cleaning your vehicle, try these natural alternatives.

The car body should be cleaned with a mild dish detergent from plant which has no harmful chemicals and a cotton jersey fabric or natural sea sponge. Most sea sponges contain abrasive sand so make sure to soak and rinse it several times before using. The car should be rinsed thoroughly before soaping. This will help remove road dirt and grit that could scrape or rub on your cleaning tools.

Vinegar and water can be used to clean your headlights. Make a mixture of equal parts vinegar and water and spray on your headlights. IN a few minutes, acid in the vinegar will loosen the debris. Use clean cloth to wipe the headlights afterward. You can use baking soda and toothpaste with a toothbrush for stains, fog, and discoloration.

Make your windshield and windows shine with glass cleaner made of equal parts vinegar and water in a spray bottle, a spray bottle with clean water, a squeegee and cotton t-shirt cloths. Use a squeegee for removing the sprayed mixture on the windshield, then rinse with water. For interior glass surfaces, use the natural glass cleaner, then remove the cleaner with dampened clean cloth. Then wipe with a dry cloth to finish the job.

IF you want to remove large debris around the hubcaps and mudflaps, use a soft-bristled natural brush with a small head and a long handle to get into tight spots. Use a piece of wet aluminum followed by a cloth to remove rust spots from your metal hubcap or rims. You can also scrub rust spots gently with small, soft-bristled metal brush and a mixture of vinegar and baking soda.

A mild plant-based detergent can deep clean your fabric seat covers and mats. The detergent should be sprayed on your upholstery and the vacuumed to suck up excess liquid. You’re your upholstery is leather, then you simply spray with equal parts vinegar and water lightly on the surface and rub the solution in the leather.

There are many other natural cleaning products that you cause for other parts including natural coconut oil bar soap for tough stains, ice cubes for sticky substances, and boxes of refrigerator baking soda for bad odor.