How to Clean Car Floor Mats

Removing floor mats
From work to errands to weekend adventures, it seems like you’re always on the go. Thanks to spills during your commute or dirt, mud, and snow on the roads around Dayton, your car floor mats will need a thorough cleaning. Revitalize your mats with this guide on how to clean rubber and carpet floor mats from the service team at Voss Honda.

Steps for How to Clean Rubber Floor Mats

Troy drivers searching for how to clean their rubber floor mats will first need a vacuum, rubber mat cleaning solution, a stiff bristle brush, water, and a microfiber towel or place to hang the mats. Rubber floor mats are a great way to easily maintain dirt and spills. Keep them clean by following these steps:

  1. First step for how to clean car floor mats is to remove them from the vehicle to prevent any interior water damage.
  2. Remove any debris by shaking the mats and vacuum any remaining dirt.
  3. Use clean water to rinse the mats.
  4. Any set in debris and grime can be removed by applying a cleaning solution and using a stiff bristle brush to scrub the mat.
  5. Rinse the mats with clean water again.
  6. Drape the mats over a surface to air dry or use a microfiber towel to pat them dry. Ensure the mats are completely dry to prevent water damage.

Steps for How to Clean Carpet Floor Mats

Sidney drivers in luxury cars or using the factory-provided floor mats will need to learn how to clean carpet floor mats. Drivers will need a vacuum, carpet floor mat cleaning solution, a brush, water, wet vac if available, and a place to hang the mats. When dirt and debris on the carpet get to be too much, follow these steps for how to clean car floor mats:

  1. First, remove the floor mats from the vehicle.
  2. Remove the dirt by vacuuming the mats.
  3. Shake loose any remaining dust and small particles by whacking the carpet mats against a hard surface.
  4. Apply the cleaning solution by following the directions on the product designed for carpet floor mats.
  5. Use the brush to scrub the mats and remove any set in stains.
  6. Rinse until the water runs clean.
  7. To cut back on drying time, drivers can vacuum the carpet mats again with a wet vac to remove additional dirt and water.
  8. Hang the mats and ensure they are completely dry before replacing to prevent mildew and water damage.

Stay on Top of Your Car Care with Voss Honda

If you enjoyed learning about how to clean your car floor mats, try out our other car care tip for how to clean your leather car seats. Learn about other ways you can take care of your Honda, explore the service tips and tricks or contact us and we’ll be happy to assist you in any way.

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