12 Life Hacks for Your Car to Make Things A Whole Lot Easier!

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Looking for ways to make maintaining and traveling in your car easier? Here are 12 life hacks for your car that just make sense!

Most people own a vehicle, and in that, you know that sometimes things can get a little messy in the blink of an eye.

Below are some must-know life hacks for your car you will appreciate!

No more messes, spilled drinks, and more.

These tips will come in handy one day, and you will be glad you read up on them!

12 Car Hacks, Tips and Tricks That Will Make Things So Much Easier!

Keep food warm:

Wrap your food in aluminum foil and place it in a small backseat insulated cooler or regular compact cooler or insulated lunchbox that tucks away at the feet of the passenger side of the car.

Nail Polish for Scratches:

If you find a small scratch on the side of your car, find a nail polish that matches your car color, and use it to cover up the scratch.

This is a quick fix to hide that scratch!

Remove Bumper Stickers:

Take a damp piece of newspaper and lay over the area with the sticker. Let it sit for 15-20 minutes, and it will pull the residue off the sticker.

Then use the side of a credit card, and scrape gently, to remove any sticky residue.

Mesh Bungee for Storage:

Attach a mesh bungee net from the ceiling handles to allow yourself more storage space.

Put any items you want in it to make sure you have enough room when traveling.

Gas Tip:

When you go to fill up your car, pull the trigger halfway, you will get less air and more gas in the car!

Backseat Organizer:

Use a shoe organizer to hang on the driver and passenger seats for extra storage.

You can put maps, sippy cups, snacks, or whatever else you want in them.

This is a great way to have a little extra storage room that does not take up much space.

De-Ice Keyholes:

If you need to unlock your car and you are faced with ice, use hand sanitizer.

Just squirt some on your keyhole and work your key in, and it will help melt the ice away.

Clean Headlights:

Use toothpaste to buff onto your headlights, let sit for 15 minutes and wipe it off with a microfiber cleaning cloth/ rag.

This will help remove any gunk or bugs from your headlights.

After a while lights can become dim, so it is always good to clean them, so you can see clearly at night.

Car Sick Tip:

If you or someone in the family gets car sick, try tilting your head to the side; it will help relieve the nausea.

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Muffin Tin Cup Holder:

If you are headed out to pick up a big order of fast food, grab your muffin tin.

Put it in a plastic bin, and have the muffin tin at the bottom. It will fit small and medium-sized cups in each muffin holder, and the bin around it will protect it from tipping over.

Silicone Muffin Cup:

You can buy silicone muffin holders and place them in your cup holders.

Then if you have a leak or condensation build-up, simply remove the muffin cup and clean it easily!

This keeps your car nice and clean.

Shower Caddy to Store Oil:

If you keep oil, power steering fluid, and other items in your car, place them in a shower caddy.

This will prevent any leaks from ending up on your floor and keep them nice and handy!


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