Use a shower squeegee to brush away pet hairs and shave foam to eliminate stains.

  • New ways are being found by motorists to preserve their car showrooms in a creative way
  • TikTok Cleaning Hacks have gone viral due to their ability to save motorists money and time.
  • Because cleaning your car professionally can be expensive, these hacks are very popular 

Australian car owners are using TikTok viral car cleaning tricks to maintain showroom appearance all year.  

Cleaning professionals have recommended every ‘life hack’, from using a squeegee on the back seat to clean pet hair to spraying shaving foam inside to get rid of stains.

‘Getting your car professionally cleaned can be an expensive and time-consuming task, so we’re encouraging drivers to turn to social media for some cleaning inspiration,’ said.

TikTok users are finding more ingenious ways to keep cars looking fresh with household items

TikTok users find more creative ways to maintain cars in tip-top condition using household products

“Petrolheads” and other DIY-lovers provided drivers with innovative and highly effective tricks that are worth highlighting.

It’s incredible what you can do with just a handful of household products. Regularly taking care of your vehicle will make it look better and can increase its life expectancy.

What household cleaners and equipment is worth buying to do the job right? 


A window squeegee picks up pet hairs better than some vacuums could

The window squeegee is better at picking up hairs than vacuums.

You have an extra window squeegee?

Users of TikTok are satisfied that the rubber brush is able to remove pet hairs from the fabric behind the seat. 

As you scrub the carpets and upholstery, the hairs stick to the rubber blade. They can also get in tighter areas better than vacuuming.

Silicone cupcake molds

Silicon cupcake moulds are a unique way to keep drips and bits out of the cupholders

Silicon cupcake moulds make it easy to catch drips from the cups.

Even if you aren’t a skilled baker, your silicone muffin molds can be made into a cup holder crumb catcher.

You can place the inexpensive and efficient moulds inside holders so you can easily remove any spillage from your car. 

When they become soiled, rinse them off and place them in the cupholder. 

Make shaving foam 

Shaving foam isn't just useful for the face: Use it to pick up any stains on the cars' upholstery

You don’t have to shave foam for your face.

All your car’s upholstery will be shinierened by shaving foam. 

According to TikTok users, the foam can be used to remove any stains from fabric very quickly.

You can push shaving foam in the fabric with a stiff brush. Then, remove excess.


Toothpaste can help clear up those foggy headlights

Toothpaste is a great way to clear fogginess in the headlights

Toothpaste can clear the fog from your headlights. 

Apply some toothpaste to an old toothbrush. Make sure the bristles feel soft. Then, gently rub the brush against the forehead.

As a result, your headlights will appear brand new. You can also fix minor scratches to your paintwork using the same technique. 

Olive Oil

A dash of olive oil isn't just for cooking, using it to clean your dashboard can give it a new shine

Olive oil can be used to give your car a shiny new look.

A few drops of olive oils on a cloth can help to revive and refresh your dashboard. 

You can wipe the excess off and let the dash dry, much as you would season a cast-iron skillet. 

Put the cloth that you are using in your laundry basket and wash it with all the other clothes. 


Vinegar is often used in the bathroom to clean mirrors and windows, why not use it for your windshield?

Vinegar can be used to clean windows and mirrors in bathrooms. Why not make your windshield cleaner with it?

You might use vinegar for household cleaning to clean bathroom windows or mirrors. This makes it easy to apply the same principle to your car’s windows and wipers. 

You can avoid those pesky smudges with a little vinegar wiped on the screen, then rinse it off with warm water. 

Canistered cooking spray

After a long journey, it can be tiring to wash off the splattered pests. 

You can remove unwanted passengers from your vehicle by spraying some cooking oil. 

Spray the insecticide on and let it sit for about a minute. Then, wipe the area with a moist cloth. 

Use laundry detergent

Laundry detergent can help clear up stubborn stains from your car floormats

Use laundry detergent to remove stubborn stains from car flooring mats

Your plastic floormats will be cleaned with detergent. 

Make a paste by mixing a cup liquid detergent and a couple of cups water. Use a brush to clean the mats. 

After washing them, rinse with warm water and then dry them before you put them in the car.