Make Interior Auto Detailing Part of Your Routine

If your car is like mine, the inside of it is constantly bombarded by all kinds of things like children, pets, dirt, mud, grime, leaves, and debris from any and all items that come and go constantly. Over time, these factors can unintentionally ruin the interior of your car or truck.

The inside of your car takes a beating from concentrated traffic and exposure to contaminants. Each time you eat or drink in your car, a few more crumbs and stains accumulate. Each time you step into your vehicle, you shed hair and dead skin cells. These contaminants build up quickly and diminish the appearance of your interior.

Given the variety of materials used inside the modern automotive interior, it can be difficult to know which products and tools are best to restore and effectively clean your car’s interior without accidentally causing damage. And without proper knowledge, car owners may apply products that permanently fade fabric’s color or adversely change the texture and appearance of interior surfaces.

And who has time to carefully detail the inside of their car in today’s fast-paced world?

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Here’s a sampling of services to consider from a professional detailing shop:

  • Vacuum Seats, Carpet, Trunk or Rear Cargo Area
  • Clean & Dress Dash, Vents, Instruments & Trim
  • Clean All Cloth and Leather Surfaces
  • Carpet and Floor Mats deep cleaning
  • Clean door Jambs, Windows (Inside & Outside)
  • Condition Leather
  • Fabric Protect Cloth and Carpet
  • Ozone Deodorizing Treatment

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Why Do You Need Interior Auto Detailing?

Professional auto detailing on a regular basis protects the interior of your car and keeps it looking newer for longer. It is pretty simple, really! Cleaning interior surfaces is not enough. To really preserve the ‘like new’ look, detailed cleaning for your car’s upholstery, carpet, leather or vinyl is a must. A professional detailer will leave your car’s interior looking like it just arrived from the factory. In addition, taking excellent care of your vehicle’s interior will keep it’s resale or trade in value high.

Your vehicle is a big investment that needs to be protected. Consider a routine detail service to be “preventive maintenance” similar to an oil change. Dirty air vents can spread dust and allergens throughout the cabin of your car. Dirty windows and mirrors can obscure the view when you’re driving. Grime can get into the crevices of the buttons, switches and knobs and cause them to fail.

Weekly Auto Detailing Routine:

  • Wipe down all vinyl, leather and plastic surfaces
  • Floor & carpet mat cleaning
  • Vacuuming the interior cabin
  • Wipe down door jambs, door sills and trim
  • Clean windshield, windows and rear view mirror


Note: These services come standard with most car wash comprehensive packages. Consider signing up for a monthly membership to get unlimited car washes for an affordable monthly fee.

Monthly Auto Detailing Routine:

  • Leather Conditioning
  • Cloth Upholstery seat Shampoo Wash
  • Apply Ultraviolet (UV) surface protectant on dashboard, console and tops of door panels that receive the most sun exposure
  • Targeted Trouble spot detailing (such as seat belt stains, spare tire compartment or other special areas that may need meticulous cleaning and disinfecting in your vehicle)


Big Splash Car Wash with locations in Overland Park and Kansas City offers auto detailing services at affordable prices. Whether you need a quick vacuum or a full deep-cleaning detail service, Big Splash is here to serve you with quality car washing and auto detailing.

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