7 Clever Ways To Keep Your Car Organized

There are many reasons why people spend so much time in their car. Some have to commute to and from work every single day, so their car tends to function almost as a second living room. Others have to drive their kids around or are always on-the-go, so keeping the inside of the car nice and tidy becomes almost impossible. But that will no longer be the case, thanks to our 7 super clever hacks which will help you find quick solutions for car-related cleanliness issues – it's time to return the inside of your car to its former glory!

1. Trash Can

Does the inside of your car always look like a dumpster? You wouldn't litter outside, so why would you do it in your own car, right? To help get you on the right track when it comes to keeping your car looking fresh and clean, all you need to do is grab a small food storage container from the kitchen and line it with a plastic bag. Another one to add to the list of "Things You Never Knew You Needed But Totally Do."

2. DIY Phone Mount

Still haven't managed to buy one of those phone mounts for your car? Yeah, same... but you don't even have to. Just stick a binder clip in the air vent, attach a rubber band, and mount your phone on the new contraption. Ingenious!

3. Backseat Storage

Kids need to be entertained, so they tend to dump entire boxes worth of toys into the car to pass the time. But where are they supposed to put all that stuff once they're done playing with it? Instead of buying costly toy storage boxes for your car, just cut a shoe organizer to size and use a strap to attach it to the headrest.

4. Makeshift Cup Holder

If you're one of the poor, unfortunate souls whose car doesn't have a built-in cup holder, don't worry. Simply stack 2 rolls of masking tape on the dashboard and your coffee, water, and sodas will be securely nestled within its hold.

5. Crumb-Free Cup Holders

If your car does have built-in cup holders, you know how easy it is for them to get dirty and accumulate crumbs from snacks. To remedy this particular problem, just put a cupcake liner in each holder.

6. Tidy Passenger Seat

Is your passenger seat in a constant state of disarray? That's all well and good except for when you need to brake and things start flying around your car. Spare yourself the ire and just attach a hook to the back of the passenger seat and hang up your belongings there!

7. Organized Trunk

Have you ever opened your trunk to find all your groceries and belongings strewn all over the place? That's a huge bummer, but it's one you can avoid in the future. Simply slide your bags over a bungee cord attached to the hooks on the side and the days where you had to deal with a mess in your trunk will be a distant memory.

Once you try these 7 car hacks for yourself, you won't want to go back to your old ways. After all, a clean car both on the outside and the inside is guaranteed to spark joy – Marie Kondo would be so proud!


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