Wash Your Car
This may seem like an obvious tip, but many car owners neglect to give their car a thorough washing on a regular basis. Though this method can sometimes be overlooked, it’s one of the simplest and least expensive ways to maintain your Mercedes! Skip the carwash that could potentially be too harsh or scratch your paint, and instead do it yourself with a clean, soft microfiber towel, and keep a second towel on hand to dry off your car when you’re finished. Going section by section and drying as you go will help you catch all the droplets and avoid any watermarks when you’re done.
Don’t Skip the Wax and Polish
Washing your car is a great start, and will remove any dirt, dust, pollen, or other debris that will build up on your car during regular use. However, the job is not complete once the washing is done! To really make your car shine in a way that’s sure to turn heads, make sure you polish and wax it after it’s clean. You can do this whole process as often as you see fit, but be sure to do so at least a few times a year to keep your paint in peak condition. If you accidentally scratch your Mercedes’ exterior, or find any signs of rust while you’re caring for it, don’t worry! It’s best to turn to a professional rather than trying to fix it yourself. Our service center here at Mercedes-Benz of Charlottesville will help you fix up any imperfections.
Keep Your Car Covered
If you have a garage or overhang to park your car under, it’s a good idea to do so in order to keep it out of the way of leaves, twigs, birds, or other potential sources of dirt and debris. The more you can protect your Mercedes from the elements, the easier it will be to keep clean and free of sun damage or other factors caused by the weather. Even if you don’t have a garage, a removable car cover is a great way to keep your Mercedes protected when it’s not in use. You can find genuine Mercedes accessories like covers at the OEM eStore, and order anything you need online at our website!
Maintain Your Wheels
Caring for your car’s exterior isn’t just about the paint! You can also pay some extra attention to the wheels in order to keep them looking and working their best. While you’re washing your car, make sure you give the same treatment to the wheels so that they’re free of mud, especially on the sides that face the street. You can also be sure to regularly get your tires rotated, so that the treads get an even amount of wear, and aligned, so that your car will drive smoothly and evenly. When it’s time for new tires, our service center here at Mercedes-Benz of Charlottesville has you covered!
Get in Touch with Mercedes-Benz of Charlottesville!
If you’re looking for advice on how best to maintain your Mercedes, or you’re in need of a few parts and accessories to get the job done, simply call or visit our service center here at Mercedes-Benz of Charlottesville! Our expert mechanics here at our service center in Charlottesville, Virginia will help you order things like car covers, polish, cleaning cloths, new tires, and more. We can also handle any routine maintenance you may need such as oil changes, or tire rotations. If it’s time to shop for a new vehicle, we have an extensive inventory here for you to peruse! You can shop online, or visit us today at Mercedes-Benz of Charlottesville. We look forward to hearing from you!