Do you wash your car by hand? If so, perhaps it’s because car washes use dangerous chemicals, or because automatic car washes can damage your car. Maybe it’s just to save a little money. Maybe you’re like me… even when you go through an automatic carwash, your car doesn’t come out looking clean! Whatever the case, it is recommended to wash your vehicle once a week and that can really add up!
I have found that the Norwex car products eliminate the use of chemicals, help protect my vehicle’s paint, and save me money! No matter how often you wash your vehicle, now is a great time to give it a bath and clean off the remaining bug spots of summer. In fact, sooner is better than later – the proteins and acids in bug remains and bird droppings bond to your clear coat and can eat it away if not removed promptly. (Yuck!)
I just need a couple of Norwex cloths and a bucket of water to wash my car. How easy is that?! It makes driving to and through an automatic car wash look like a lot of work! Here are the products I use:
Car Wash Mitt
When it comes to choosing the right cloth for washing a vehicle, generally, those that are plush or have a deep nap are better than flat weave towels or dense sponges. Chenille microfiber mitts are an especially paint-safe option. Microfiber’s polyester makes it capable of scrubbing the paint without scratching or swirling. It traps dirt and grit within the fibers rather than leaving them on the surface of your vehicle. I love my Norwex Car Wash Mitt, with chenille microfiber on one side and sponge layer microfiber on the other to collect dirt and debris. It washes out easily with just a quick rinse, and the handy loop facilitates quick drying.
It is so important to dry a vehicle quickly after washing it! Water droplets that dry on the car can leave mineral deposits that etch into the paint of the vehicle. It isn’t a great idea to dry a vehicle with terry cloth towels or rags though, as these can leave behind lint and increase the chance of swirls in the paint. The Car Cloth from Norwex has fibers that are extremely fine and tightly woven, which helps prevent the cloth from holding dirt that may scratch your vehicle. It quickly dries and polishes my car, including windows, mirrors, glass, chrome and other smooth or shiny surfaces. Click this video to see the Norwex car products in action!
Washing with Norwex Microfiber
If possible, it’s preferable to wash your car in the shade. If it’s particularly dirty, you may want to quickly rinse your car with a hose to remove dirt and loose debris. If your car isn’t very dirty, you can skip this step. Next, fill a bucket with clean warm water – no soap needed! Get the Car Wash Mitt wet and wring it out. Cleaning small areas of the vehicle at a time, wash top to bottom, rinsing the mitt as needed to avoid dirt particles in the mitt. Right after washing with the Car Mitt, polish dry with the Car Cloth. I make my way around the vehicle, working section by section. And don’t forget the wheel rims! Norwex microfiber can clean off the grime and grease with just water!
Caring for your Microfiber
If the Car Wash Mitt and Car Cloth are only slightly dirty, I just wash with Norwex Dishwashing Liquid under warm water and hang to dry before using again. But if they are heavily soiled, I will launder them with Norwex Laundry Detergent. There aren’t any fillers in this dishwashing liquid or detergent, which means no buildup on the fibers, keeping them just as effective as when they are new.
Whether you are looking for an easy way to wash your vehicle or looking for a perfect gift for the car enthusiast in your life, give Norwex a try! Shop here.
It is just as easy to clean the interior of the vehicle with Norwex! Learn how.