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There’s nothing better than seeing your car shining without any dust or dirt. Washing your own car at home may be tiring but it can be a fun activity. Drive-thru car washes, sometimes, may use the materials that can damage your car so hand washing it yourself at home may keep your vehicle in good condition and shape while also saving you money.
Tools Needed To Hand Wash Your Car:
You can easily wash your car at home if you have the following tools:
Steps To Hand Wash Your Car:
1. Park Your Vehicle: Do not park your vehicle in direct sunlight as this will cause the water to dry fast during the cleaning process making it more difficult to wash. Park the car out of direct sunlight to clean it easily and avoid messing up the space with foamy water wastage. Check all the windows and doors are closed after parking to prevent the water from getting inside.
2. Wash The Car With Hose: You can use a hose connected to a tap with a pipe to clean the extra dirt and dust. Hose off car from slow speed of water to get debris and dirt away starting from the roof and ending at the bottom. Keep the speed of the hose slow because high pressure can damage the paint and may leave scratches on it. Wash your car wheels first with a long brush as these spaces are hard to reach with smaller ones. It will take the dirt off from the wheels as well.
3. Apply Car Wash Detergent To Every Part: Next step is to fill two buckets with detergent water and clean water in separately. Apply detergent to the body of your vehicle from the detergent bucket with a sponge. Do not use brush on the body as it may damage your car with scratches. Start applying it from the upper part which may cause the soap to drip down to the lower parts avoiding the hassle of cleaning twice. Rinse the sponge with clean water frequently to get the dirt away from the cleaning tool. Rinse each section with clean water before moving to another section. If you don’t want the soap to leave any stains, remember to keep the whole car wet before finishing the soap and cleaning with clean water before the detergent dries off.
4. Rinse With Clean Water: Once you’ve finished cleaning it with soap, rinse every part of your car once again with clean water. Start from the top till the bottom and make sure not to leave any soap behind as this may leave some stains.
5. Dry Your Car: After washing your car with clean water, the final step is to dry it with fresh and clean towels. Make sure to dry each and every part you’ve washed to avoid any rust build up. Do not leave any water on the vehicle as this can damage your paint once it dries off.
If you follow these simple steps you’ll be able to have a sparkling car that’s clean and shining! Try to clean your car frequently to keep it in tip-top shape.