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Detailing your car is a great way to make it look and feel like new. It may take a solid amount of time and effort (four to eight hours in most cases), but the good news is you don’t have to do it too often. Ready to get your quality used car in tip-top shape? Roll up your sleeves because it’s time to learn how to detail your car like a pro.

Get in the Nooks and Crannies

Start with your interior. Get in the crevices and clear all the dirt and grime out. Starting with the inside ensures your quality used car’s exterior won’t be dirtied by the removal of dust and debris from the interior.

Top to Bottom

For a cloth headliner (interior of your roof) use an upholstery cleaner and microfiber cloth to rid of any marks. Spray the cleaner directly on the cloth (not the headliner), then gently brush. For windows, finish the glass a balled up newspaper to get it a just-off-the-lot shine.

Take out the Mats

Hose down rubber mats and use a foaming cleaner for fabric-based mats. They may be under your feet, but they still help to give the car an overall clean look.

To the Car Wash!

Utilizing a self-serve car wash’s high pressure hose helps you get the exterior as clean as possible. Most car washes will have industrial-strength vacuums, perfect for putting the final cleaning touches on your quality used car from The Auto Connection.

Get into a quality used car at The Auto Connection and receive our Best Friend Guarantee. Worried about your credit? No need to at The Auto Connection! Our buy here, pay here program can allow you to get in a car, regardless of your credit history. Our locations include: Danville, Norfolk and Richmond, Virginia. Get financed today!