How do you clean the interior of a car | Action plan for cleaning your car interior

Of course it’s great that the outside of your car sparkles. But as a driver you mostly see the inside of the car. It is more comfortable when the inside of the car is clean, but it is safer too. Fogged up windows or a dirty dashboard are not comfortable when you drive. Not to mention rubbish that can get stuck under the pedals. In short, you need to clean the inside of your car from time to time. Fortunately, cleaning the car interior is done quickly with our tips and you can get back on the road safely and in comfort.

HG has everything you need for car interior cleaning


how to clean the car interior

A car interior consists of various materials. Fortunately, HG has products for cleaning all the materials on the inside of your car. With HG dashboard spray shine finish your dashboard is shiny clean in no time. Clean the upholstery of your car? Use HG upholstery cleaner. For leather seats, we have -deep-cleaner-for-leather">HG deep cleaner for leather. Don't forget the inside of your windscreen or the windows. Use HG car windscreen cleaner.

This is how you use HG dashboard spray shine finish to clean the inside of your car:

  1. Shake the can well before use.
  2. Spray the HG dashboard spray shine finish thinly and evenly onto the surface to be treated. Keep the can upright and approximately 20cm away from the dashboard.
  3. Do not let the spray dry, but polish immediately with a clean, dry lint-free cloth.
  4. For places that are difficult to reach, first spray the cockpit spray onto a cloth and clean the surface.
  5. The result is a shiny car interior.

Deep clean the car interior: action plan

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When you clean the inside of your car it is recommended to stick to a sequence. It means you don’t have to do the same job twice and it stops you from forgetting to do others.

1. Tidy up the car

First tidy up all the mess before you start cleaning your car interior. Empty packs, pieces of paper and other mess you can pick up and throw in the bin.

2. Dashboard and central console 

Everything tidy? Start cleaning your car by cleaning the dashboard and the central console. They are often covered in greasy finger marks. With HG dashboard spray shine finish this is quickly clean and the dashboard will sparkle again. Still some dirt there? Don't worry, we deal with that shortly.

3. Clean the windows on the inside

You need to clean the inside of the windows and the windscreen too. The air circulation will put dirt on the inside of the windows and the windscreen. It also gets greasy finger prints and dust. It reduces your visibility, particularly on a sunny day. In other words, cleaning the inside of the car involves cleaning the windows. We have HG car windscreen cleaner for that little job. Or check out our tips for cleaning windscreens.

4. Car upholstery cleaning

The upholstery suffers most. We have HG upholstery cleaner. Or take a look at our tips for cleaning fabric car upholstery. For leather seats, we have HG deep cleaner for leather.

5. Shake out the mats

Now the top of the interior is clean, it's time to shake and beat the mats. That will deal with the larger bits of dirt.

6. Vacuum cleaning

Having cleaned the rest of the interior, it is a good idea to vacuum clean. That deals with the last crumbs and the inside of your car is clean again.

Frequently Asked Questions about how to clean the interior of a car

How do you clean the interior of a car?

You can clean your car interior with the following action plan

  • Tidy up the car
  • Dashboard and central console 
  • Clean the windows on the inside
  • Car upholstery cleaning
  • Shake out the mats
  • Vacuum cleaning

Which HG product do I use to clean the inside of my car?

With HG dashboard spray shine finish your dashboard is shiny clean in no time. Clean the upholstery of your car? Use HG upholstery cleaner. For leather seats, we have HG deep cleaner for leather.



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