Maintenance Made Simple

Maintenance Made Simple

How To Clean Vinyl Car Seats

Vinyl car seats first became popular during the sixties and are still used today. In fact, synthetic leather, also called faux leather, leatherette, eco leather or vegan leather, increasingly gains market share as the modern sustainable “real leather”-alternative. Contrary to popular belief, quality vinyl or polyurethane car upholstery is very durable. It’s easy to maintain and recyclable too. Over time however, vinyl car seat upholstery can get dirty and stained, which can make your car’s interior…

How To Tell The Difference Between Real And Fake Leather

It can be very hard to distinguish real leather from synthetic leather. In the early sixties when the first generation of synthetic leather became popular, you could tell the difference from a mile away. Not only did it look different, it felt different too. Those days are long gone. Faux leather, vinyl, eco-leather, leatherette and PU are just a few of the names commonly used for modern synthetic upholstery material that is made to look and feel like real leather. And it’s getting harder to know what’s what…

How To Clean Leather Car Seats

Leather car seats add a touch of luxury and sophistication to your vehicle, but they require regular maintenance and cleaning to keep them looking their best. Over time, dirt, grime, and spills can accumulate on the seats, leading to staining and discoloration. Regular maintenance will also prevent your leather upholstery from drying and cracking. Besides keeping your leather seats soft and moisturized, quality leather conditioners also protect against…

Top 8 Best Car Wash Hoses 2023

A good hose that doesn’t leak and doesn’t cut off water supply by getting all tangled up is essential to an overall pleasant and efficient car wash experience. Different hose materials and hose wall constructions, different connectors, different hose diameters, different hose lengths,… Let us guide you through all these different options so you can “reel in” the best hose for your specific budget and requirements.

How To Clean Car Carpet

A dirty carpet gives your vehicle a shabby, worn down look. Although a quick vacuuming helps, it won’t remove old grime and stains. It’s not gonna make your carpet look its best. Don’t expect miracles from household cleaning agents either. Those general cleaning products aren’t formulated to remove dirt and grime from car carpet. In fact, they might even cause irreversible damage to your carpets’ texture and color. For optimal results and to get as close to that awesome “new look” as possible without the risk of discoloration, you want to use…

How To Change Differential Fluid

Regardless of some car manufacturer’s claims that their differential fluid lasts the vehicle’s lifetime, it’s good practice to change your car or truck’s differential fluid every 30,000-60,000 miles, or even much sooner if you use your vehicle to tow heavy loads or for racing. You can bet your vehicle manufacturer uses diff fluid that outlives your warranty, that’s for sure. But, after your warranty expires, they don’t really mind if you run into…