We rescue millions of grotty motors every day – you can make your car look brand new using DIY essential you already own

Car owners were left stunned after a £2.99 hack easily cleaned the crevices in their car.

The people of RAC Car insurance companies have provided a wealth of helpful tips to keep your car in good shape.

If you don't want to pay a lot for a thorough cleaning, this could be a solution


If you don’t want to pay a lot for a thorough cleaning, this could be a solutionPhoto credit: Getty
The hacks could save you a lot of money


The hacks could save you a lot of moneyPhoto credit: Getty

A problem area for many car owners is the gaps and gaps between seats, vents, shifters, window regulators and more.

But there’s a simple solution available from Screwfix for just £2.99 – and it’s brilliant.

RAC explained: “Wrap a cloth or rag around a small screwdriver and use your head to move it into the offending crumbs, dust and dirt.”

“A damp toothbrush or a fine wire brush is also suitable for this (especially for seat trim).”

They also suggested using toothpaste to clean cloudy headlight lenses – the baking soda in the toothpaste makes them shine.

Spray dirty doormats with a stain remover and let it sit before throwing it in the washing machine.

Motorists have been warned about a car cleaning “hack” that could cause thousands of pounds worth of damage.

A video showed how coconut works oil Bought from B&M for just £2, it can buffer the wing mirrors of a truck or car.

The video posted by Ms. Tink shows how smeared it is oil changed the appearance of the exterior mirrors.

After she parked the truck, she even put some oil on her face. However, she added a warning, saying she wasn’t sure how the hack would affect the truck in the long term.

Now a specialist Insurance The company has warned drivers that so-called cleaning hacks promoted on social media could cause permanent damage to their vehicles.

Cheap items from the supermarket can cause damage to car paint by attacking the clear coat, making the paint look dull, or even causing minor scratches to spread. Repairing the damage could cost thousands.

A £2.99 solution from Screwfix could solve your problems


A £2.99 solution from Screwfix could solve your problemsPhoto credit: screwfix

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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