It isn’t surprising to read figures that most people out there do not clean their cars on a regular basis. Many car owners find it tough to find the time to give the vehicle a rinse and a lot more people don’t really see the point in doing it. Here are just a few reasons why you should pick up the sponge and car vacuum cleaner every once in a while.
It Makes The Car Look Better
People walking past your home and seeing your car as they drive past will notice almost immediately that your car just looks terrible from all angles. Over time the vehicle will pick up dirt and the colour the car is supposed to be will darken dramatically. Believe it or not but both black and white cars are the worse for this kind of thing.
In fact, keeping a black car clean is incredibly tough and it is well worth getting it waxed every few months in order to protect it from scratches!
Of course if you really don’t care about what people think about your vehicle then you might not need to worry about the outside of the vehicle!
It Keeps The Car Hygienic
If you aren’t interested in the outside of the car you do need to pay attention to the inside because it can get really unhygienic and grimy in there (especially if you have kids that sit in the back regularly). If you are not vacuuming the inside of the car on regular occasions you will find that bacteria will start to build inside the car and will do all kinds of nasty things from making an unpleasant smell to endangering your health! The less often you clean out the inside of your vehicle the more likely you are going to have something nasty in there.
Think of it like your kitchen, would you really keep using the same utensils without washing them up?
Not Cleaning Causes Damages To The Car!
If you still aren’t convinced that cleaning your car is something worth doing then perhaps if you knew that not doing it is the same as throwing away money will change your mind? The chances are, you buy a car to last you at least a couple of years, in many cases it will be half a decade. If you are not cleaning your car then the car is going to pick up dust, dirt, rust particles, everything you don’t want your car to have. This will eventually lead to you having to fork out cash to get the vehicle repaired.
As you can see it is vitally important that you give the car a good clean from time to time, preferably every few weeks!
Bio: Ryan works with car leasing and contract purchase company Nationwide vehicle contracts and regularly cleans his car!