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How much will it cost to get my car detailed?
I want to get a full detail for my BMW, but I'm not sure how much it will cost. What should I expect?
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Rachel Juillerat
Sep 13, 2021
How do I clean the dashboard of my car at home?
What's the best way to clean my dashboard? My car's dash is dark-colored, so dust and dirt are really visible.
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Eric Schad
Sep 13, 2021
How do you clean car wheel arches, or wheel wells?
What should I use to clean my car's wheel arches? Mine are so dirty, but I have no idea where to start.
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Eric Schad
Sep 13, 2021
How do you clean car towels?
What's the best way to wash towels I've used to clean my car? I'm frugal and want to keep them so I can use them again later.
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Eric Schad
Sep 13, 2021
How much should I tip for car detailing?
If I get my car detailed, should I tip? I recently took my car in to be cleaned. The workers were polite and did a great job—but I wasn't sure if I was supposed to throw them some extra money. If so, how much?
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Eric Schad
Sep 09, 2021
How do you take off a sticker on a car window?
What's the best way to remove a sticker from my car window? I just bought a car from a private seller in Oklahoma. The car is in great shape except for a few stickers on the back window.
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Eric Schad
Sep 09, 2021
How do you sanitize a car steering wheel?
What's the best way to sanitize my car's steering wheel? One of my family's cars has three drivers, including my teenager. In the wake of COVID, I want to sanitize the interior, especially the steering wheel.
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Eric Schad
Sep 02, 2021
How do you remove tiny black spots on car paint?
What are these little black dots on my car's paint? They're on the exterior of my car. I think they're mold! How do I get the spots off?
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Eric Schad
Sep 02, 2021
How do you remove paint from a car's boot, or trunk?
What's the best way to get spilled paint out of my trunk? My British mother-in-law borrowed my car to go to Home Depot. When she returned, she told me a gallon of paint tipped over in the car's boot (or trunk) and the lid came off.
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Eric Schad
Sep 02, 2021
How do you remove leaves from a car hood?
How do I get the leaves out of my car's hood? I live in a forested area of Vermont, and there are always leaves around and under the hood in the fall.
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Eric Schad
Sep 02, 2021
How do you remove car badge adhesive?
How do I remove adhesive from my car? I have an older truck and the Ford emblem fell off the back. Rather than get a new one, I just want to remove the car badge adhesive.
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Eric Schad
Sep 02, 2021
How do you prevent water stains on car seats?
How do I keep my car seats from staining when water and other liquids are spilled? My teenage kids are notorious for spilling every drink when they borrow my car.
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Eric Schad
Sep 01, 2021
How do you make car soap?
How can I make an effective car soap for cheap? I want to make car soap because I'm a bit on the frugal side.
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Eric Schad
Sep 01, 2021
How do you make car shampoo?
Can I make car shampoo myself? I hate paying extra money for cleaners that are easy to DIY.
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Eric Schad
Sep 01, 2021
How do you get skunk smell out of a car's exterior?
What's the best way to get the skunk smell off my car? I think I hit a skunk or some other animal, and the outside of my car has a terrible odor.
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Eric Schad
Aug 30, 2021
How do you get rid of mold in your car's air conditioner?
Can I clean my air conditioner to get rid of the moldy smell? I've noticed a musty odor whenever I turn my AC on. I'm going on a long road trip soon and I want to get rid of it.
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Eric Schad
Aug 30, 2021
How do I get gum off car floor mats?
What's the best way to get gum off floor mats? My daughter tried to spit her gum out the window on a road trip. I wasn't too pleased when I discovered she missed.
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Eric Schad
Aug 30, 2021
How do I fumigate a car for spiders?
Can I fumigate my car to get rid of spiders? Lately I've noticed a bunch of small ones in my car and it's grossing me out.
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Eric Schad
Aug 30, 2021
How do you clean bed bugs from your car?
What's the best way to get bed bugs out of your car? After giving one of my kid's friends a ride, I noticed bed bugs in it. Help!
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Eric Schad
Aug 30, 2021
How do you clean the roof of your car on the inside?
What's the best way to clean a fabric car roof inside my car? The ceiling of my car's interior is really dirty, and I'm not sure where to start.
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Eric Schad
Aug 30, 2021
How do I clean brake dust off car wheels?
What can I do to get brake dust off my wheels? I just got a pair of semi-metallic brakes and I've noticed they produce quite a bit of dust.
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Eric Schad
Aug 30, 2021
How do you clean car seat straps?
Can you wash the straps on a car seat? I want to give my child's car seat a thorough cleaning but I'm not sure where to start.
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Eric Schad
Aug 30, 2021
How do I clean my car rims?
What can I use to clean my car rims? I want to restore them to like-new condition, but I'm not sure how to do it. How do you clean car rims?
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Eric Schad
Aug 31, 2021
How do I clean car air ducts?
What's the best way to clean my car's air vents? They are filthy, but I'm not sure how to deep clean them.
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Eric Schad
Aug 27, 2021
How often should I use leather conditioner on car seats?
Should you condition leather car seats? If so, how often? I have leather seats that have started to fade from the sun. I've read that regular use of leather conditioner will keep the seats pristine.
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Eric Schad
Aug 27, 2021
How do I remove road film from my car's windshield?
How do I get rid of the film on my windshield? It looks like it has an oily residue on it after driving in the rain.
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Eric Schad
Aug 26, 2021
How do I remove bugs and tar from car paint?
What's the best way to get tar and bugs off my car? I drove through a rural area in California and now the front of my car is covered.
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Eric Schad
Aug 23, 2021

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