“How to Deep Clean These 7 Areas of Your Car That Are Overlooked Most Often”

Are you surprised to hear that even after washing your car, there are still 7 dirtiest areas that require extra attention? Let's look closer and find out!


Before or after each trip, it is important to clean your car to prevent dust and dirt from accumulating and creating a polluted environment. Paying special attention to the 7 dirtiest areas in the car that are often overlooked will ensure a thorough cleaning. Let’s explore these 7 areas!

1. Seat gaps

While your car may look clean, it’s easy to miss the accumulation of bacteria and dirt in the gaps of the seats. To clean this area, use a small vacuum or compressed air along with a soft brush to remove the accumulated dust.

Seat gaps

2. Cup holder

The cup holder is often neglected when it comes to cleaning. Its concave shape makes it challenging to clean thoroughly. To clean this area, wet a cloth, place it in the cup holder for a few minutes, and then use a dry cloth to absorb the water. You can also use an old toothbrush or a silicone liner for regular maintenance.

Cup holder

3. Vent holes

The air vents in your car accumulate a significant amount of dust due to regular use. To clean this area, use a soft bristle brush or a paintbrush along with compressed air to blow away the dust.

Vent holes

4. Car door storage tray

The car door storage tray is a convenient spot but often the dirtiest. To clean this area, remove all items from the tray and use a damp cloth to wipe it. Stubborn stains can be tackled with a toothbrush and some soap.

Car door storage tray

5. Car floor mats

Car floor mats are often overlooked but accumulate a lot of dirt from outside. To clean them, remove the mats from the car and vigorously shake them or use a vacuum cleaner to remove the accumulated dust. For a deeper clean, scrub with soap and ensure to vacuum the car floor before putting the mats back in place.

Car floor mats

6. Seat belts

Seat belts are constantly in use and accumulate a lot of bacteria, germs, and dirt. Clean the seat belts by using a damp cloth, paying special attention to the area where the seat belt retracts.

Seat belts

7. Dashboard

The dashboard has both convex and concave areas where dust accumulates. Clean the dashboard using a dusting cloth, and if necessary, use a small amount of soap to remove stubborn dust.

In conclusion, these are the 7 dirtiest areas in the car that are often overlooked when cleaning. By paying attention to these areas, you can ensure a more thorough cleaning of your car.