Updated November 3, 2021 . AmFam Team
Whether it’s driving kids to practice, taking the dog to the vet or commuting to and from work, most of us spend a lot of time in our cars. So it comes as no surprise that keeping your vehicle organized and clean is no easy task.
Take these steps to help keep your car in tip-top shape, no matter what you throw at it from day-to-day.
Before you can really organize your car, you’ll want to take everything out and start with an absolutely clean base. Start by throwing out the clutter you don’t need — think expired insurance papers, receipts, that broken window scraper. Next, really clean the car itself. That means vacuuming the mats and upholstery, wiping down the dash and scrubbing everything inside and out. With all the work it does, your car deserves to shine!
So you’ve weeded out the clutter — great start! Now it’s time to get organized. Depending on what you use your car for, there are a ton of cool hacks out there to get you started! Here are just a few:
No matter what you do to promote organization, your car will likely continue to get dirty over time. But making clean-up a regular part of your to-do list can go a long way. Take five minutes once a week to empty your trash bag, clean up any messes and reorganize to make sure every time you get in the driver’s seat you’re happy with your ride.
Keeping your vehicle organized is easier than it sounds. These three simple steps will keep your vehicle moving down the road, clutter-free.
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