How To Clean My Car's Dashboard

Every car owner understands the constant struggle to keep your car’s dashboard clean and tidy. Sometimes you don’t even notice the dust and dirt building up until the sunlight begins reflecting off all the specs on your dash. Don’t worry! Keep the dust bunnies out of your vehicle by using our quick and handy guide to keep your car’s dashboard clean and looking brand new.

What You Need:

How To Clean Your Car’s Dashboard Step 1:

Using a soft brush attachment on a vacuum wand, vacuum any loose dust and brush over vents and other hard to reach cracks around your dash to remove the dust that has built up over time. Using a soft brush vacuum attachment is crucial, as this will prevent scratching or damaging your car's dashboard.

Microfiber cloth being used to clean dust off of a car’s black dashboard.

How To Clean Your Car’s Dashboard Step 2:

Grab a microfiber cloth like WeatherTech's Microfiber Finishing Cloth & Quick Detailer. Next dampen the microfiber cloth slightly with water and wipe down your dash, speedometer cavities and all around the buttons on your dash. This will lift the heavier particles of dirt and grime off your car’s dashboard. Removing all of the dust and vacuuming your car before using any dashboard cleaners, conditioners or polishes will make them more effective.

WeatherTech Interior Detailer being used to clean the surface of a car’s black dashboard.

How To Clean Your Car’s Dashboard Step 3:

For your dash and other hard interior surfaces, we recommend using our specially formulated TechCare Interior Detailer. Interior Detailer is designed to easily clean all vehicle interior surfaces without causing any harm. Engineered with a neutral pH level, this product will clean away any lingering dust and dirt without harming plastic, vinyl, painted metal, chrome and/or fabrics. Simply spray Interior Detailer onto the surface of your car’s dashboard, then wipe away with a damp cloth and allow the area to dry. TechCare Interior Detailer leaves behind no sticky residue and helps prevent future dust and dirt build-up.

Please note: If you’re using a cleanser other than TechCare Interior Detailer, make sure to follow the directions provided on the bottle. Misuse of an interior cleanser could potentially lead to damage or staining of your vehicle’s interior surfaces.

Congratulations! You're finished! For other great tips on how to keep your car looking beautiful, read another blog article: Give Your Car Some TLC. To view more automotive detailing and cleaning products from WeatherTech, head over to the WeatherTech TechCare page.

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