Vehicles are used as mobile offices, restaurants, entertainment centers, locker rooms and homework stations. Keeping a car clean can be easy. Here are 5 tips to help you organize your vehicle.
1. Have a plastic garbage bag in the front and back seats of your vehicle. It can be hooked on the headrest or armrest. Make sure all garbage is put in the bag and not all over the floor. When the bag gets full unhook it and put it in your garbage can on the way into the house.
A plastic garbage bag can be hooked on armrests.
Place a garbage bag in the back seat by hanging it over the head rest.
A garbage bag can be anywhere in the car, just make sure it is used.
2. If you have a young child keep a backpack ready at the door to take with you in the car. Fill it with things your child can use to entertain themselves. When you arrive at home put everything back in the back and bring it in the house. This prevents toys, papers and video games from being left all over the car.
3. Cup holders are a great invention. Put a clean tall cup in the holder and use it to hold pens, pencil crayons, small toys, notes, papers, snacks. It will help to keep items confined to a space and prevent them from being lost in the vehicle.
Use a cup for your change. it will be easier to retrieve your change . Keep the cup in your cup holder.
Bring snacks from home and keep them in your cup holder
Use a cup holder for children’s toys
4. If you use your car for an office try using a bin, box, bag to contain all your supplies. There are a number of portable offices organizers available or make one that is personalized for your situation.
Customize your own portable office for your specific needs
This organizer keeps the seat clear for items while organizing your office supplies
This office organizer attaches to the seat so it won’t end up on the floor of your vehicle
This is a portable office that can easily be taken with you to the car, meetings, library or hockey arena
This mobile work station can help to keep your work organized
5 .Keep disposable wet wipes in the glove compartment for quick clean ups and always take everything out of the vehicle when you arrive at home. Use the car door pockets and seat back pockets for items that permanently stay in the car. If you start with a clean vehicle on every trip it is easier to keep it clean.
Take everything out of the car each time you arrive at home.
Keep disposable wet wipes for quick clean ups of spilled drinks, and dirty hands.
Be ready to jump in your car and go and enjoy your trip, short or long