There are various types of car seat covers and each requires a specific cleaning process to avoid damages. Car seat covers typically protect your car seat against UV-fading, stains, and wear, and tears. And to make sure your car seat cover serves its purpose well, proper cleaning and maintenance must be practiced. Here are ways to clean different kinds of car seat covers:

Cleaning Different Types of Car Seat Covers

Canvas Car Seat Cover Cleaning Process

  • Step One: Vacuum the surface of the car seat cover to remove surface dust, dirt, and debris. 
  • Step Two: Remove the car seat cover from your car seat. 
  • Step Three: Runa cold running water over the canvas to take away excess dirt but make sure to keep the underside of the car seat cover dry. 
  • Step Four: Dry the car seat cover with a clean dry towel. 

Leather Car Seat Cover Cleaning Process

  • Step One: Prepare your cleaning solution. 
  • Step Two: Vacuum the car seat cover to take out surface dirt. 
  • Step Three: Make sure your cleaning solution does not contain any bleach or ammonia-based compounds. 
  • Step Four: Mix your solution with warm water with a 1:5 ratio (5 water, 1 soap).
  • Step Five: Use a soft cloth to wipe the surface of your car seat cover.
  • Step 6: Dry it off with a clean rag. 

Mesh Car Seat Cover Cleaning Process

  • Step One: Remove the mesh car seat cover from your car seats. 
  • Step Two: Hand-wash them using a mild laundry detergent.
  • Step Three: Never machine dry or use iron to dry, rather, air-dry will suffice. 

Saddle Blanket Car Seat Cover Cleaning Process

  • Step One: Remove them from your car seats. 
  • Step Two: You can either hand-wash or machine-wash them.
  • Step Three: Air dry and never machine-dry saddle blanket car seat cover. 

Suede Car Seat Cover Cleaning Process

  • Step One: Thoroughly brush it with a suede brush.
  • Step Two: Do exhaustive brushing in a circular motion. 
  • Step Three: Apply a suede eraser and make sure to tap every inch of the surface of your suede car seat cover. 
  • Step Four: In the gentle swirling motion repeat the process as necessary. 

Velour Car Seat Cover Cleaning Process

  • Step One: Look for a cleaning solution made specifically for velour car seat covers. 
  • Step Two: Simply spray the solution directly onto the car seat covers. 
  • Step Three: Use a hand vacuum to eradicate and suck the solution off velour car seat covers. 

Vinyl Car Seat Cover Cleaning Process

  • Step One: Mix up mild soap and a gallon of water. 
  • Step Two: Dip a soft cloth or sponge onto the solution. 
  • Step Three: Wipe the surface of your vinyl car seat cover in a circular motion. 
  • Step Four: Make sure no water pools into the seams of your car seat covers. 
  • Step Five: With a dry clean cloth, rinse the solution off the surface of your vinyl car seat cover. 
  • Step Six: Make sure every inch of your car seat cover is completely dry. 

To ensure the longevity of your car seat covers, it is crucial to know specific solutions and processes. Car seat covers bring comfort and a better driving experience. It also adds extra appeal to your car’s interiors. Thus, it is best to keep them in pristine quality inside and out. 

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