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How to clean the exterior of your car

Cleaning your car is easier than you think, even if you’ve never done it before.

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Fill a bucket with water and the car wash soap.

Follow the instructions for how much to use. Also, use a separate bucket just for rinsing your mitt.


Rinse the car with a hose. Focus on really dirty areas first, like the wheel wells.

Use the cleaning mitt or bumper brush and soapy water.


Clean the rims by spraying in a back and forth horizontal motion, working your way up the tire.

Fully clean one wheel well before moving onto the next one.


Using a stiff brush, clean the tires.


Now it’s time to wash the body of the vehicle. Start at the top and work your way down.

If any pieces of dirt/grime get into the mitt, rinse it out to prevent scratching.


Once you’ve soaped it all down, time to give it a rinse with the hose.


Time to dry the car.

Try to prevent water spots from occuring.


Finally, grab the tire shine and spray it on your tires.

Let it stand for about 10-15 minutes to prevent wet product from slinging up onto the paint.


Your car should now look as good as new!