As July starts to wrap up, temperatures continue to rise to sweltering highs throughout the week, so it’s crucial to know how to protect your car from being damaged from the heat.

In this blog, we’ll give you a few tips for protecting the interior of your car specifically. Keep in mind that following these guidelines can help maintain the value of your car and save you money in the long run.


1. Cover surfaces

Simply adding floor mats and seat covers can prevent some heat damage as well as help avoid other things from wearing down your car’s interior like embedded dirt.


2. Wipe your dashboard

Cleaning your dashboard helps fight the risk of dust building up and causing scratches. We recommend using a microfiber cloth to wipe it down.


3. Crack the windows

If possible, crack your windows slightly when you leave it parked in one spot for a while. It helps level out air pressure and lower heat building up inside.


4. Park in the shade or buy a sunshade

Making sure your vehicle is parked in the shade is a simple way to help prevent your dashboard from being damaged from too much sunlight. Some people choose to go ahead and buy a sunshade to block the sunlight coming in through the windshield.


5. Use conditioner on the seats

Applying a conditioner to your car’s seats can not only keep them cleaner, it can also limit the amount of tears or worn spots in the material.


6. Get experts to thoroughly clean the interior

At Flagstop Car Wash, we offer a variety of car wash options including our full service wash which has a interior vacuum, window cleaning, dash and console wiping, wheel brightener, and triple foam conditioners as part of the deal.


You can also get a basic interior cleaning for just $10 or interior dressing for $15. If you’d like to know more about our interior car washing services, reach out to us today or swing by one of our locations!

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