One of the nice side benefits of driving for Lyft and Uber has been that it’s forced me to keep my car very clean. I always wash it once a week now and keep the inside spotless. When non-rideshare people come into my car they always comment on how clean it is, suckers.
Today, RSG contributor Scott Van Maldegiam takes a look at everything he does to keep his car looking pretty and prevent a puker. For those of us that like to make the big bucks during party hours, we know it’s only a matter of time before something like this happens so it’s best to be prepared!
Here are the important features of my car that make it both easy to clean and protect the interior
Did the title get your attention? I hope so. I have heard so many stories about drivers who have had people puke in their car. Thankfully, it has not happened to me…. yet. But it really isn’t a matter of if it happens, but a matter of when. You can’t prevent it, but you can prepare for it. Also, planning for other messes is also a good idea. More than anything, passengers appreciate a clean car. I will share with you what I do to mess proof my vehicle and a few stories along the way.
I know you can’t change your current seats from cloth to leather, but having leather seats makes it so much easier to clean up the occasional mess or spill.
These mats are the BEST investment you can make. While I haven’t had someone puke in my car, I have had my share of messes. From picking people up from both Riotfest and Lalapalooza (or should I say “Mudfests”) to people spilling beer in my car, the floorliners protected my car. It is so easy to take your car to a self serve care wash, remove the floorliners and power wash them back to new. [Read more…]