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Nooks and crannies loved by festering grottoes include the undersides of cup holders, ashtrays, shifters, and handbrake gaiters.

Areas loved by festering poop include the bottom of cup holders and ashtrays

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Areas loved by festering poop include the bottom of cup holders and ashtraysPhoto credit: Getty

Other culprits include door panels, center consoles and dashboards.

All areas can be difficult to reach, but you can combat this with a number of options.

Many cup holders have rubber mats on the bottom. You can take these out and soak them in water if they are particularly dirty and it won’t cost you a dime.

Some ashtrays are also removable, so do the same with them.

For everything else, a microfiber cloth and a cleaning solution are sufficient.

Spray your cleaning liquid directly onto the cloth and get to work.

However, try to avoid letting the cleaner touch the windows.

If this happens, wipe it with a clean cloth or use a separate glass cleaner.

Alley Einstein

Alley Einstein is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Alley Einstein joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing Alley@ustimespost.com.

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