It may be overlooked, but cleaning your vehicle is an important and simple step you can take to keep your vehicle in good condition. If you only clean your vehicle once a year, you are still taking the necessary steps to look after your vehicle. Consider cleaning your vehicle in spring, as this is the best time to do it.
After the winter months, the interior of your vehicle is likely damp, due to wet clothes and shoes, whilst the exterior of your vehicle is likely to be covered in mud, grit and general dirt from the roads. By giving your vehicle a thorough clean in the spring, you can help combat issues such as rusting.
Cleaning the Interior:
Cleaning the exterior:
Checking your vehicle:
Whilst cleaning your vehicle, take the opportunity to check it over. If you notice any chips, scratches or patches of rust, it’s best to get these sorted as soon as possible whilst the damage is only Cosmetic before it becomes more serious.
You can also check your tyres to ensure that they are safe, look out for:
If discover any damage to your tyres or that the tread depth is too low, ensure you get these replaced. If you have Winter Tyres on, get these changed to Summer Tyres.