1. Wipe down the interior of your car with a coffee filter.

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Their lint-free material is perfect for dusting dashboards!

 

2. Create backseat pockets with a shoe organizer.

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Thread heavy cords or zip ties through the top holes to keep the organizer in place.

 

3. Get dead bugs off your grille with dryer sheets.

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4. Open a frozen car lock by adding a few drops of hand sanitizer to your key.

The alcohol in the hand sanitizer will melt the ice in your lock.

5. Pry open a key ring with a staple remover.

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6. Catch cup-holder crumbs and spills with silicone cupcake liners.

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7. Make your own air freshener by applying 5-10 drops of essential oil onto a clothespin.

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8. Dust A/C vents with a foam craft brush.

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9. Organize all the oil and fluids you need for a road trip in a shower caddy.

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10. Keep loose change easily accessible with an empty gum container.

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11. Freshen the air in your car with leftover candle wax in a glass candle holder.

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On hot days, the wax will melt and release the fragrance you already love in your car.

 

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