Month: October 2016

4 Ways to Make Your Car Feel like New

Every car enthusiast takes special care when it comes to their car, especially if it’s a daily driver. Every little imperfection is like a poke in the eye, and as time goes by, no matter how much you take care of your car, there will be things you could do to make the car feel like new. Some of the things from this list are cheap, some are not as much, but everything will make your car look and feel newer than it actually is.

Replacing floor mats

Floor mats are one of the first things you notice when you get in your car. When you have worn out floor mats they let the water and dirt from your shoes to get to the carpet. This wouldn’t be such a problem if you don’t have a carpet in your car, but most of us have it and it can make horrible smells from the moisture inside, especially if you live in a place where it rains a lot. Replace your old floor mats with new ones to get a fresh new look to your car, while keeping the carpet underneath clean and dry.

Replace wiper blades

Wiper blades are known for not lasting as long as you would like. There is nothing more irritating than the sound of a bad wiper blade rattling over your windshield while leaving trails of rain on it. It’s not only irritating, it is also dangerous. When you drive on the motorway while it’s raining, it’s very important to have 100% visibility. New wiper blades are not as visible as new floor mats but they make a difference.

Keep your car clean

Keeping your car as clean as possible is the number one thing you and it should be on the top of the list. Unwanted stuff all around the car will make you feel like you’re riding in a dumpster truck instead of your own car. Make it a habit to clean out your car of everything you don’t need every time you step outside. Also, vacuum the carpets, upholstery, wipe the dashboard, clean the vents. If there’s accumulated dirt and plain vacuuming doesn’t help, take your car for a deep clean. When you clean your car all around, it will look better and make you feel like its brand new.

Check for faulty parts and electronics

There is nothing worse than to hear rattling coming from the engine bay or your wheels. It’s not only annoying, it can be dangerous as well. Taking your car to the mechanic for a complete checkup once in a while will give you assurance that your car is ready for the road and in the best condition it can be. Regular services keep your car running but checking the suspension, tires and other parts of the car can save you money and make your car feel like new.