Today we found for you these interesting car hacks and tricks that will save you from stress and to show you that keeping your car organized isn’t so difficult and expensive.
Car owners know the numerous problems that come with cars, some of which can’t be tackled at the garage by the mechanic. For instance organizing your car, fixing a scratch or removing a dent on your car, cleaning the headlights and packing won’t need the services of a pro.
So what happens if you can’t afford a mechanic to fix these small issues? That’s exactly when you need these cool car hacks. For the time cars have been in existence, car owners have used hacks to the different problems they have faced. You are not an exception.
1. Print This Out and Keep it in Your Glove Box
Everyone needs to know how to change a tire. Don’t get stranded and have to call AAA when you can do it yourself. See it here.
2. Use Hand Sanitizer to De-ice Keyholes
You should carry hand sanitizer in your bag because it can help you on winter days. Idea via lifehack
3. Carabiners To The Rescue
Set of carabiners can be really useful to store your bags, and makes space in your car much bigger. Idea via diply
4. The Fantastic Elastic
If you want to make a cell phone mount in your car, a rubber band is one thing you need so you can use your GPS app really easy. Idea via diply
5. Vaseline for Polishing
If you want your car interior to look amazing try to use Vaseline after removing the dust using a clean cloth. The result will be simply outstanding. Idea via diply
6. Tea Time
If you don’t like cardboard tree for masking odors in your car, try to place several tea bags around your car. They will suck up all the odors. Hack via diply
7. Shower Caddy to Store Your Kid’s Essentials
Your kid maybe needs a place to play and eat during the long ride. Take look at this really great hack. Via greyhouseharbor
8. How to Make a Bigger Space in Your Trunk
This is a trick on how to better organize a space in your car. You can place your child’s suitcases on the floor beneath their feet and you will get much bigger space in your trunk. Hack via greyhouseharbor
9. Create Your Own Car Emergency Kit
You never know when you will be needed for this emergency supplies so it is better to be prepared. Lots of small goodies in one place. Via orgjunkie
10. Cereal Container Trash Can
When you are on a long road with your kids try to use a plastic cereal container with a grocery bag in it to use as a car trash can. Hack via here
11. Line Your Cup Holders
You can use a cup for a holder of coins or trash in your car. You can buy it here.
12. Cover The Back Seat
This trick is to help you to keep your car clean after a ride with your pet. It is easy to put them and it takes only a few seconds. Buy it here
13. Get Rid Of Bug Splatters
Try to not damage the paint on your car using cooking spray for getting rid of bug splatters. Using a microfiber cloth after a few minutes instead of scrubbing. Hack via onegoodthingbyjillee.
14. Install a Shelf When Needed
Make a shelf to have more space in your trunk and try to organize your stuff better. Follow the instructions on how to make this shelf.Hack via brightside
15. Make a Tablet Holder
During a long ride, this tablet holder is a great way to entertain your kids. Hack via infarrantlycreative
16. Protect Car Seats from Becoming Dirty
With this seat cover, you can protect seats from spots and dirt. Here you can find how it is made.
17. Make a DIY Travel Cushion
A simple seatbelt cushion can help you to enjoy your long ride and its perfect for kids and adults. Find more information here.
18. Make Your Own Air Freshener
A wooden clothespin can help you with bad odors in your car. All you need is to put a few drops of your favorite essential oil and attach it to some surface. We found this trick here.
19. Multi-way Charger if You Really Like Electronics
Let’s be honest you have more than two devices in the car. Be sure nothing dies on the road with this charger. Get it here
20. Use Toothpaste to Clean Those Headlights
This trick is not expensive, only requires some arm strength. Try it is really easy. Hack via lifehack
21. Keep an Emergency Car Kit in Your Trunk
Jumper cables, gloves, a tire pump, and first aid kit are great to have in case something goes wrong. Get yours here via amazon.
22. Hang a Shoe Organizer on the Back of a Seat
Keep all your must-need items in it for easy access. Books, music, maps, and snacks should all be at arm’s length!
23. Make Your Own Snack Basket
Whether you want to make sure you’re eating healthy and not eating out, or it’s for your kids, this is definitely an awesome idea. Idea via therealisticmama
24. Touch Ups
Scratches that are too minor to send to the body shop can be fixed by applying nail polish of a similar color. Emphasis is on SIMILAR color, or you will be sporting a two-toned look that you weren’t desiring. Hack via odometer
25. Parking Problems
Not enough space in your garage? Hanging a tennis ball on a string in the garage can help. Hack via odometer