Skip navigation

467 Views 0 Replies Latest reply: Aug 1, 2013 10:47 PM by tony789
tony789 Rookie 5 posts since
Dec 2, 2012
Currently Being Moderated

Aug 1, 2013 10:47 PM

How to clean Toyota Prius Carpets

Car carpets wear out immensely. Support our weight with all types of footwear, and suffer from constant friction by moving our feet, looking for comfort. Therefore, we must give proper maintenance to carpets of the car, to be always kept in perfect condition.


Cleaning under carpets


Depending on the make and model of your car, under rugs have a closed cubicle of various materials, mostly tufted carpets and rugs as homey. We must keep these rugs in good condition, as are those that ensure good fixation to the carpet of the Toyota Prius .


" After cleaning and drying, check the rubber mat to analyze damage and bad sectors. "

At least once a week, remove the rubber mats, bending toward the center to avoid spreading dirt. Quítalas bottom clean carpet vacuuming, scrubbing with the brush vigorously. You can do a deeper cleaning, sprinkle baking soda and leaving acting at night to suck the morning. Such cleaning not only remove stones and other debris which may affect the rubber mats also reinvigorate the inner texture of the Toyota Prius carpet, leaving it softer and suitable to ensure the rubber mats, either due to its rough texture of the lower face or by Velcro straps that can adhere to universal glue. So, carpets never slip, endangering your driving technique.


Cleaning the rubber mat


" You can do a deeper cleaning, sprinkle baking soda and leaving acting at night. "

After removing the rubber mat, shake to remove dirt. To clean, simply nothing better than warm water with liquid dish detergent, concentrated. This will leave them clean and shiny, well-hydrated. After brushing, rinse with hot water and let dry or warm, or hanging them tendiéndolas always in the shade, for the sun and heat can dry drying them and alter them.


After cleaning and drying, check the rubber mat to analyze damage and bad sectors. This not only meets the  an aesthetic issue, but a damaged carpet could be cut, move, settle behind the pedals fail to operate properly, this is potentially a great danger to the driver and the other occupants of the car .


If you notice that the rubber mat has an injury , you should fix it immediately. With the carpet completely dry and cold, measures a sturdy cloth (can be jeans or denim, or other similar fabric) and trim, surpassing the total size of the crack or damage. Apply two-component glue or contact cement on the canvas, in a thin layer, and do the same around the broken area of the rubber mat on the reverse. Left to air until the glue has bite but it does not stick to your fingers, and place the cut fabric with some pressure.


This technique is applicable to cracks in the center or at the edges of the rubber mat, where no pieces missing. If there are pieces missing, you can replace them with pieces of rubber (the hot water bottles broken or punctured are ideal for this work). Finally, you can take the time to attach Velcro strips (the rough or hooks), to leave the carpet firmly fixed in place and correct.

More Like This

  • Retrieving data ...