Dry Cars Research Paper

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Americans spend more time in the car then any other place. It 's a home away from home and needs the same care we show our house. Proper washing and maintenance should be priority. These ten steps will provide you with a basic knowledge to produce a sparkling and smelling good car! 1. Wash the car in a cool place. Heat is not productive to washing. It dries the soap onto the surface on the car creating streaks and spots. Wash your car in the garage if it has proper drainage. If you can 't wash in a garage, then try a patch of shade. 2. Dry the car. Drying should be done with a chamois. Chamois is a type of leather that has a very good water absorbency. Being somewhat spongy, it easily retains oil, making it good for wiping fingerprints…show more content…
Green living has become a very positive trend that is sweeping our nation. It seems as if it has trickled over into every part of our lives. One way that we can reduce our carbon footprint is in the way that we care for our car. There are many green ways to clean your car. With a little bit of modification, you will notice that your car is in better condition than it has ever been and that is all while saving the earth! 1. Watch your water. You really should clean and wash your own car because of the control that you maintain over the process. You can attach nozzles onto your hose to reduce the amount of water wasted. If you find you community low on water, and excellent way to wash your car is to save your bath water and use it to wash the car, only using clean water to rinse it. Bath water will already contain a little mild soap, and you will get a workout in the meantime. 2. Products. You can easily get any grime off your car by dissolving half a box of baking soda into a bucket of water and applying it to your car. Leave on for one minute, wash, and rinse. This is a green way to remove bugs, and any other stuff that has become attached to your car. You can use regular club soda to remove any stains from your car interior. This is a great green way to clean your car. You can also use rubbing alcohol to shine up any chrome. Clean your windows with a green multipurpose cleaner such as Green Works made by Clorox. Not only does this include only natural cleansing agents, but since you only have to buy on bottle for multiple jobs, it cuts down on environmental waste. 3. Dry your car yourself. Wash your car on a hot day, and use any reusable microfiber cloths to dry your car. Avoiding the heater at a car wash saves energy. You will also get a better result, because your car will be truly dry. 4. If you have leather seats, linseed oil is a wonderful natural cleanser and protectant. You can also purchase an organic leather cleaner. Remember that organic wood
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