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How To Clean Car Upholstery

Getting your car upholstery cleaned should be part of your routine car maintenance. The longer you wait to get it done, the harder it will be to clean and keep clean in the future.

How To Take Care of Your Car Upholstery

To get started, here are some tips:

  1. Waxing before any cleaning can help protect your seats from dirt and spills.
  2. Don’t use harsh cleaners or solvents on your upholstery. They may damage the fibres or cause discolouration of the fabric.
  3. Cleaning your car seats regularly will prevent the growth of mould and help prevent stains from forming on the fabric.
  4. Use a soft brush with warm water and a mild detergent solution to remove dirt build-up from fabrics and vinyl surfaces.

How To Clean Your Car Upholstery

Car upholstery is something that you probably don't think about cleaning regularly. Here are some tips for making sure you get your car's upholstery looking as good as new.

  1. Vacuum the upholstery thoroughly.
  2. Wash the car with soap and water to remove any dirt or debris from the seat covers and carpets. This will also help remove any odours from the upholstery that may have accumulated over time.
  3. Spray on a coat of polish with a cloth before applying a second layer of polish with a brush or sponge applicator tool (you can use an old toothbrush if you want). Let it dry overnight before using it again if possible. You don't want to risk damaging your vehicle's paint job!
  4. After it has dried completely, use a small amount of rubbing alcohol on a Q-tip or cotton swab to clean off any remaining residue left behind by the polish application process (don't forget those hard-to-reach areas!).

Professional Upholstery Cleaning Services

When you hire a professional car upholstery cleaning service, you're getting more than just a thorough cleaning. You're getting the peace of mind that comes from knowing that your car is being cleaned with the highest standards in mind.

The first benefit of professional upholstery cleaning services is that they can help you keep your car looking its best. Professional cleaners know how to deep clean your carpets, so you won't have any stains that need to be removed or deep-cleaned again in the near future.

They also know how to clean the seats so that they look new again and not like someone used a dirty mop on them (which can happen if you do it yourself).

Another benefit of professional car interior upholstery cleaning services is that they ensure that no part of your car’s interior gets damaged during their cleaning process. When you use a professional cleaner, they use only safe chemicals that won't damage your interiors or fabric. It also makes your car safe for use when you’re taking your kids or your pets out.

Car Upholstery Cleaning Products

If you’re wondering how to clean car upholstery, this section is for you. You need to know what to look for in a cleaning product. The best way to do this is by reading customer reviews and seeing what other people are saying about the products they use. You can also ask other people who have used the same products before if they would recommend them. Some of the best ways to choose which product will work best for your car upholstery include:

  1. Never just go for the cheapest price because quality does cost money! You will definitely get what you pay for when it comes time to clean your car's interior.
  2. When choosing an upholstery cleaner, look for one that is made from natural ingredients so that it leaves no residue behind on your seats or dashboard when you’re finished with the job. This is especially important if you have pets or children in your family who like to ride in your car!
  3. Make sure that any cleaning products that you buy are tested for safety before being sold to consumers; otherwise, there could be serious health issues involved with using these types of cleaners in your car.


It’s best to stick with the professionals when opting for car upholstery cleaning. Professionals from CUPRA know what to do and how to get your car interiors looking like new again. We also know which products to use and how to get rid of residue from your seats so that they’re comfortable to sit on after a wash. Contact CUPRA car care solutions today for the best upholstery cleaning service.

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