28 Insanely Useful Car Cleaning And Maintenance Hacks

Whether you just went on a long road trip or simply used your car to drive to work this week, chances are your four-wheeled wagon is a little dirty.  And let’s face it: people judge you based on how clean your car is.  The valet is more likely to pounce for the clean car than the clunker with months of grime layered on it. A clean car is an attractive car–and the quick fix is usually a ride through a pricey car wash.  Moreover, cleaning your car allows you to check its condition and potentially unearth more serious issues before they become a full-blown catastrophe.

While most people bite the bullet and hit an expensive $20+ car wash, you can easily achieve the same professional cleaning results with just the use of common household items and a little time.  Check out these 28 totally weird and insanely helpful car cleaning hacks!