Take Care Of Your Mercedes-Benz With These Tips

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Mercedes-Benz releases every vehicle with a stunning paint job, so it pays to take good care of that finish so that it shines for years to come.

Give it a Good Scrub

It all starts with a thorough car wash. Even if you’re a particularly cautious driver, it’s inevitable that you’ll collect some dirt, dust, and other debris on the surface of your car, and it’s best to wash it regularly so that those particles and marks don’t set in and damage the paint. A high-quality soap will help you break up any stubborn blemishes, and you should make sure to rinse everything completely so that there are no streaks. To keep your car from drying too quickly, try to park in a shady spot and avoid exposing the car to direct sunlight during the wash.

Polish to a Shine

Once the car is clean, you can enhance its sterling looks with a timely car wax. You won’t have to wax your car as often as you wash it, but giving it a fresh coat a couple of times per year can go a long way in bringing out its sleek and stylish beauty. When you apply the wax and dry the car, remember to use very soft, clean towels, and you should inspect them first to make sure there’s nothing in them that might scratch the paint in the process. Before you put the hose away, show your wheels some TLC as well. They’re right there on the road, so it’s easy for them to collect dirt and grime. A sturdy brush with bristles can help remove anything that’s been caked on as you drive.

On the Inside

When you’re always on the go, it’s easy for things to pile up in your cabin. In addition to the larger items that you just haven’t taken out yet, check the seats and floors for crumbs, dirt, and other clutter. When the interior is cleared out, you can clean it up by wiping down the surfaces with a soft towel.

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