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Keeping Your Car Clean Throughout Winter

During this winter period, dashing to and from the car with muddy shoes, wet coats and heavy bags can take its toll on our cars, with dirt and debris leaving them looking worse for wear. Cleaning your car during the winter season is very important not only because the debris building up on the car but also the dirt around the tyres of your vehicles which could affect the control of your car when driving or stopping.

So how can you simply clean your car and what do you need?


  • Hosepipe or a Pressure Washer
  • Car Shampoo
  • Alloy Wheel Cleaner
  • Glass Cleaner
  • Sponge and Bucket
  • Chamois or Microfiber towels


  • Hoover
  • Microfiber Towels
  • Dashboard Cleaner
  • Upholstery or Leather Cleaner
  • Glass Cleaner
  • Air Freshener

Here is a list of some basic things you would need to give your car a simple clean. Obviously, you can simplify or advance your car cleaning to your own need.

It’s always recommended to clean the outside of your car first then the inside so you don’t bring in the wet feet and clothes. Always start from top to bottom and never use a sponge which has been dropped on the floor as it could collect dirt from the ground and scratch your car.

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