How To Clean Car Roof Lining
The roof lining in a car is actually quite delicate, unlike the exterior which you can easily just clean by going through a car wash. At OneHowTo.com, we'll show you how to clean this important part of the vehicle quickly and easily. You've no doubt wondered on occasion how to clean the car roof lining, so we're here to give you the answer. You'll need to put in a little elbow grease, but there's no reason to think you can't clean the roof yourself.
To clean the interior of the car roof, use a simple microfibre cloth rather than using water. Gently and carefully wipe the cloth over the surface of the ceiling. Note that the ceiling is delicate so you shouldn't bang it or use excessive force.
Always wipe the cloth in the same direction and make sure that no traces of dirt are left behind that could be easily removed. The ceiling collects a lot of dirt and dust but a microfibre cloth should remove it all.
Once you've removed the surface dirt, you now need to deep-clean the roof. You'll need to use a cleaning product that is used specifically for the material of the interior of your car, otherwise you could damage it. Consult the manufacturer and be clear about what type of product you should use.
Spray the car roof interior with the appropriate cleaning product. Leave it to take effect for a few minutes and make sure the ceiling is well soaked with the cleaning product.
Use another microfibre cloth, not the same one as before, to wipe the ceiling interior again, this time wiping and removing the cleaning product. As you move the cloth, you'll see how it comes away covered in the dirt that was on the roof interior. When finished, the ceiling should look like new.
If there are still stains, you can use other cleaning products for the vehicle, or try home remedies, such as soap and water or water and degreaser. Only use these in moderation and, when you're done, leave it to dry. Then, if you still doesn't look clean, use the cleaning product from step 3 again. Another wipe with a microfibre cloth should leave it looking like new.
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- If the lining fabric is black using a lint roller is also a good option to get rid of any stains too.