balmy skies can only mean one thing: spring is here. While everybody
is busy doing some household spring cleaning, car owners should not
neglect their vehicles. According to a Subaru
dealership in Covington,
this is also the perfect season to spruce up your ride and give it
salt, ice, sand, and the cold weather can all wreak havoc to your
vehicle. Even if your car spent the whole winter in the garage, it
can still come out looking like it has been neglected.
give your vehicle a fresh new look without breaking the bank, here
are some basic tips from a Covington
your car washed and waxed
snow slush can make your vehicle look extra dirty. Moreover, road
salt (which is usually sprinkled on roads to make them less slippery)
can also corrode your vehicle. Getting a premium car wash can clear
all the gunk that your vehicle accumulated all throughout winter.
Using a power washer is highly recommended, although you can also
wash your car by hand, if you’re up to it. Just don’t forget to
also wash the undercarriage.
don’t have a power washer or you don’t have time to wash your
vehicle by hand, you can always use a garden hose. Even sprinklers
can do the trick for cleaning your undercarriage. Just make sure to
set the water pressure right.
getting your car washed, proceed to applying a coat of wax to your
exterior. This will serve as a protective barrier against spring
just seems to accumulate inside your car every time the outside
temperature drops. A variety of thick jackets, scarves, coats, and
gloves are often found in vehicles during winter time. Now that the
temperature is a lot warmer, it’s time to pack those clothes away
to their rightful place in your closet.
from winter gear, some people also tend to skip throwing away trash
like paper cups, straws, and old receipts from their cars. Vacuum
your car carpet and power wash your rubber floor mats. Make sure to
air or sun dry them before putting them back inside your vehicle.
down all the interior surfaces to remove dust and grime. If you have
leather seats or interior, it will be best to also apply an
appropriate cleaner, protectant, or conditioner to prevent any
your car checked by a professional
extreme coldness of weather forces your vehicle to work doubly hard.
For this reason, it is always recommended to bring your vehicle to
your trusted mechanic or auto shop to have it thoroughly inspected.
replacing the wiper blades and topping up fluids to checking if your
wheels are still aligned, having a professional check your vehicle
will certainly give you peace of mind and ensure your safety as you
drive around in spring. Most auto shops offer a free tire and battery
inspection, so it won’t be too hard on your budget.
helpful tips, check out Baldwin Subaru.