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How You Can Stay Safe By Keeping Your Car Clean

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Would you like to know how to disinfect your vehicle? The current coronavirus situation has shown the spotlight on cleaning in every facet of our lives, from the body to our houses and vehicles. Now more than ever vehicle owners should pay extra attention to keeping their vehicles clean. Irvine Auto Center is your automotive experts in Irvine, CA.

Of course, there is no substitute to the detailed attention and care offered by a professional auto service center. Such an auto service center will have staff who will know the best practice techniques to use and have the appropriate cleaning equipment and industry-quality products. But when this is not possible, here are our top car cleaning tips to keep you safe as well as reducing the risk to your car:

  1. Use soap as an effective weapon against germs
    Ingredients in soap, even the household brands are able to break down the virus which is why it should be used to clean the interior cabin from the dashboard to the seats. It is important to keep the same 20-second handwashing principles in mind when cleaning your car with soap
  2. Make sure to use disposable gloves.
  3. Don’t neglect any surface area
    There are multiple surfaces found in the cabin and time and care should be taken to clean all of these. Door handles need special attention as does the steering wheel. Other areas not to miss include the seatbelt buckles and gear lever.
  4. Avoid using bleaching agents on the infotainment system
    Vehicle owners concerned about cleaning the touchscreen displays on infotainment system can do so effectively and safely by using approved products or alcohol-based sprays and wipes.

For a quality auto service in Irvine, CA, make sure to choose Irvine Auto Center staffed by professional mechanics. Customers near Costa Mesa, CA and near Mission Viejo, CA will find us conveniently located.

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