How To Clean Rubber Car Mats

How to clean rubber car mats

Rubber car mats can turn light gray or brownish because of oxidation and dirt. This will give your car a worn, unloved appearance. The right products and a little elbow grease will revive them in 15 minutes tops!

Here’s how:


Everything You Need To Clean Your Rubber Car Mats

Here’s How To Make Your Rubber Car Mats Look Brand New In 6 Simple Steps:

Step 1: Take your rubber car mats out of your car 

Take your rubber car mats out of your car and put them at working height on a clean surface like a plastic table or on a tarp.

Step 2: Clean your mats with rubber cleaner 

Clean your mats with rubber cleaner to get rid of all old dressings, oil and dirt. Work the cleaner vigorously in all directions with a scrub brush to reach in the deepest grooves. 

Step 3: Rinse your rubber car mats 

Rinse your rubber car mats thoroughly with tap water. 

Step 4: Rub them dry

Rub them dry with clean microfiber towels. Make sure no water is left.

Step 5: Coat your car mats with a rubber restorer

To rejuvenate the rubber material and get back that deep black natural look, coat your car mats with a rubber restorer

Apply the product with an applicator pad and massage it onto the surface to create a very thin, even layer. Make sure the rubber is well-saturated. Allow 10-15 minutes to saturate.

Step 6: Buff the car mats down and let them dry

Buff down any excess product with clean microfiber towels and leave to air-dry.

There you go: Your rubber car mats are “back to black”, looking like new! Thanks to the rubber restorer, they will stay that way for a considerable time.

A job well done! 

Happy detailing!


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