How To Clean Car Floor Mats

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Snowy or rainy Peoria days typically mean passengers will track a lot of mud and debris into your car. That’s not to mention your average spill or dirt and grime from outdoor activities. It should come as no surprise, then, that leather seats and car floor mats need a good cleaning from time to time. Follow these steps on how to clean car floor mats from the Mike Murphy Ford Service Center to get them back into tip-top shape.

How to Clean Rubber Floor Mats

If you have rubber floor mats, then you will need the following supplies:

  • Vacuum
  • Rubber floor mat cleanser
  • Stiff bristle brush
  • Hose or bucket of water
  • Microfiber towel

Now, take these steps to clean your rubber floor mats:

  • Remove the mats from your vehicle and shake them out.
  • Rinse the mats with clean water to remove loose debris.
  • Apply a cleanser designed for rubber mats and gently scrub with a stiff bristle brush.
  • Rinse the mats again.
  • Dry them with a microfiber towel, or hang them up. Mats should be completely dry before returning them to your vehicle.

How to Clean Carpet Floor Mats

Gather the following supplies to prepare to clean your carpet floor mats:

  • Vacuum
  • Carpet floor mat cleaner
  • Brush
  • Hose or bucket of water
  • Wet vac (if available)

Next, take these steps to clean your carpet floor mats:

  • Remove the mats from your vehicle and vacuum them to remove dirt.
  • Shake the mats out and whack them against the floor or a hard surface to loosen up additional dirt and to release dust particles.
  • Apply a carpet floor mat cleaner, following the directions on the bottle.
  • Scrub the mats with the brush to remove stains and ground-in debris.
  • Rinse thoroughly with clean water.
  • If you have a wet vac available, vacuum your floor mats again. This will remove additional dirt and begin the drying process.
  • Hang your mats to dry. They should be completely dry before returning them to your vehicle.

Connect with the Mike Murphy Ford Service Center for More Info!

You now know how to clean your car floor mats at your East Peoria home. Connect with the Mike Murphy Ford Service Center if you need help gathering the proper materials, or visit us for a car wash and detailing to take the responsibility out of your hands. And when it comes time for Ford replacement car mats or specialty car mats to prepare for winter, check out our parts and service specials and get in touch for more information!

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