How To Clean Car Floor Mats

Whether your children enter your new Ford or used model with dirty cleats after sports practice in Glenwood Springs, or your dog traipses in snow and debris, your car floor mats are likely to take the hardest hit. These mats protect your interior from spills and mud, but keeping them clean is important, too. Here, Columbine Ford runs through the steps of how to clean car floor mats so that you can do so regularly and keep your cabin looking fresh.

 

Gather Your Supplies

Before embarking on cleaning your floor mats at your Grand Junction-area home, make sure to gather the appropriate supplies for the task. Whether you have rubber floor mats or carpet floor mats, you will need the following:

  • Vacuum
  • Rubber or carpet floor mat cleanser
  • Stiff bristle brush
  • Hose or bucket of water

When cleaning rubber mats, have a microfiber towel on hand, or clear out a space to hang them to dry. For carpet floor mats, a wet vac does wonders if you have one available. Otherwise, you can hang them to dry, too.

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How to Clean Rubber Floor Mats

Follow these instructions on how to clean rubber floor mats:

  • Remove rubber floor mats from your vehicle for cleaning. This way, you won’t damage your interior.
  • Shake the mats out to get rid of loose debris.
  • Rinse the mats with clean water.
  • Scrub with a cleanser meant for rubber mats with the stiff bristle brush. This removes grime and debris.
  • Rinse the cleanser off the mats.
  • Use the microfiber towel to dry the mats, or hang them to dry. They should be completely dry before you return them to your vehicle.

How to Clean Carpet Floor Mats

Follow these instructions on how to clean carpet floor mats:

  • Again, remove the floor mats from your vehicle to avoid damaging the cabin.
  • Shake the mats out to get rid of loose debris, and whack them against a hard surface to loosen up smaller particles.
  • Vacuum the mats.
  • Scrub with a cleanser meant for carpet mats to remove stains and ground-in debris, following application directions closely.
  • Rinse the mats thoroughly.
  • Use a wet vac to vacuum the mats again, which should remove additional dirt and cut back on drying time.
  • Hang the mats to dry, allowing them to completely dry before you return them to your vehicle.

Get More Car Care Tips from Columbine Ford!

With these tips, cleaning your car floor mats should be a breeze! If you need any other car care tips, such as how to jump start a car, then get in touch with our Service Center near Craig, and we will gladly help you out.

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