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Car Reset: How to Refresh and Organize Your Home Away From Home

Car clutter inevitably adds up, especially if you're constantly on the go with kiddos! In this blog post, we'll share 5 easy steps to help you clean and organize the inside of your car. Keeping the interior of your car tidy not only promotes a pleasant driving experience, but also contributes to your overall comfort and safety!

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1. Get Rid of Clutter

Start by decluttering your car's interior- this is essential before any deep cleaning or organizing can be done. Remove any items that are unnecessary or no longer serve a purpose. Take out trash, old receipts, toys, and any other items that have accumulated over time. We love these compostable trash bags.This purging process will create a clean slate for you to work with, and make the organizing process much easier.

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2. Use Storage Solutions

Invest in practical storage solutions to keep your car organized. Consider using car organizers, such as seatback organizers, console organizers, or trunk organizers, to store essential items. These organizers provide designated spaces for things like hand sanitizer, sunglasses, and umbrellas, making them easy to find when needed. The built-in compartments and pockets in your car are also ideal for storing smaller items.

3. Establish Zones

Create designated zones within your car to keep items organized and easily accessible. Assign specific areas for different categories of items- such as entertainment, emergency supplies, and sporting equipment. For example, you can have a storage compartment exclusively for entertainment items like books or tablets, a box for emergency supplies like a first aid kit and roadside assistance tools, and a bin for sports with extra shoes and balls. This will help you quickly locate items and maintain a system.

4. Regularly Clean and Vacuum

Make it a habit to regularly clean and vacuum the interior of your car. Remove dust, dirt, and debris from surfaces using a soft cloth or a brush. Vacuum the seats, floor mats, and carpets to remove any crumbs or dirt that may have accumulated. I also love this cute car trash can to compartmentalize waste. Regular cleaning not only keeps your car looking fresh, but it also helps maintain its value over time!

5. Organize Your Glove Compartment and Center Console

The glove compartment and center console often become a "junk drawer" for random items. Take the time to declutter and organize these compartments. Use dividers or small containers to keep important documents, vehicle registration, and insurance cards organized.

With these 5 tips, you can create a tidy and stress-free environment inside your car. A well-maintained interior will enhance your driving experience and provide a sense of calm and order. What are some of your favorite car organization hacks? Drop a comment and let us know!

Enjoy the enhanced journey in your clean car :)


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