How To Clean Car Floor Mats

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Your car floor mats go through a lot in an average week – especially during unpredictable Bartow forecasts! So while your floor mats will absorb the spills, dirt, and debris from the cabin, it’s a good idea to clean off the mats themselves from time to time. Not sure how to clean car floor mats properly? Kelley Automotive Group is here to help. Whether you have rubber or carpet mats, our service team is here to guide you through the process like a pro.

Car Mat Cleaning Supplies

Before you begin, it’s a good idea to gather your supplies. While most of these supplies are common, feel free to stop by our parts department to pick up anything that is missing from your closet in Winter Haven.

  • Rubber Floor Mats: Vacuum, rubber floor mat cleaner, stiff bristle brush, hose or bucket of water, microfiber towel, or a place to hang your mats
  • Carpet Floor Mats: Vacuum, carpet floor mat cleaner, brush, hose or bucket of water, wet vac if available, or a place to hang your mats

How To Clean Rubber Floor Mats

  • Remove your mats from the car to avoid water damage in the vehicle.
  • Shake out the mats to get rid of larger particles.
  • Rinse off the mats with clean water.
  • Using your cleanser and stiff bristle brush, scrub the mats to get rid of embedded debris.
  • Rinse mats clean.
  • Hang to dry or dry with a microfiber towel.
  • Place mats back in the car once fully dry.

How To Clean Carpet Floor Mats

  • Remove your mats from the car to avoid water damage in the vehicle.
  • Vacuum carpet fibers to remove embedded dirt.
  • Shake and strike mats against a hard surface to dislodge smaller particles.
  • Follow the directions of your chosen cleanser to scrub the mats clean.
  • Use a brush for extra agitation if you notice stains or ground-in particles.
  • Rinse mats thoroughly.
  • If you have a wet vac, consider vacuuming once more.
  • Hang mats to dry.
  • Place mats back in the car once fully dry.

Find Out More with Kelley Automotive Group

Whether you need advice on how to clean car floor mats or you’re looking for a new cleaning product around Auburndale, visit Kelley Automotive Group in Lakeland for all your automotive needs. Contact us with questions or stop by for expert advice!


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