Think a shiny car means a clean car? Think again. Drivers often neglect to clean their car’s interior, and it could be making them sick. According to an expert, the cabin can be a haven for dust mites, mold and germs.

So how can you combat illnesses from your car?


A study conducted several years ago by researchers at Queen Mary University in London showed that, on average, 700 different kinds of bacteria can be found inside cars. Only 60 types are found in the average public toilet. Keeping hand sanitizer in the car can help cut down on cross infection and bacterial build-up. The surfaces in your car that are regularly touched should be cleaned often with an anti-bacterial solution.

Dust mites

Dust mites make themselves comfortable in upholstered fabric and are often found in cars as well as homes. People with allergies need to regularly clean their homes to combat the tiny bug, according to the Mayo Clinic, but the car is often overlooked in the battle to reduce allergic reactions. Regularly vacuuming the floor mats and the seats in your car can reduce dust mite numbers.


Pollen can build up inside of cars in the spring, as well. After this harsh winter, many experts are expecting a worse-than-usual allergy season, as plants will begin blooming along with grasses, according to ABC News. Using a disinfectant wipe to clear dust and germs from the dash and consoles can help cut down on allergy attacks behind the wheel. If you are particularly sensitive to pollen consider regularly cleaning the heating and cooling ducts, too.


Dust MitesGerms
MoldInfection-causing bacteria
Rear Brake ShoesGerms from surfaces
Bed bugsdisinfecting and deep cleaning
Starters / Alternatorscleaned with an anti-bacterial cleaner


Car interior steam cleaning & sanitizing in action!

Vacuuming the interior of a car is not enough! There are thousand of bacterias and germs living in your car seats and they are here to STAY!

In Steam and Sanitize, our cleaning services are 100% Chemical free and it kills 99.9% of bacteria, germs, dust mite, and bed bugs.


  • H2O Steam, With ZERO Chemical.
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Car interiors are actually toxic all year round, but the summer sun tends to stir up more of those toxic fumes. According to the experts, car interiors are actually toxic all year round. However, there are two times when the chemicals are at their highest levels: when the car is brand new, and in the summer.

  • Dust mites can cause some pretty hefty problems with your breathing ability
  • A standard for acceptable chemical levels
  • nausea and headaches
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