7. Car mats
Your car’s floor mats have a substantial amount of dirt on them that can easily accumulate in a short period of time. So, if you see that the car mats could use a good cleaning, don’t go to your local car wash—run back inside your house and throw them in the washing machine.
A good, separate clean in the “washing machine with regular detergent and stain remover” helps get cleaning substances deep into the carpets to thoroughly wash away dirt hiding in your floor mats, Abigail Blake wrote in an article for Your Mechanic.
However, before you put the car mats in the washer, make sure you vacuum them properly on both sides and rub baking soda in the cloth to help “remove stains and unpleasant odors.”