One of the more common issues Port Orchard and Gig Harbor drivers may have when buying their used car is the smell of smoke. While drivers are free to smoke in their car if they please, it’s important to understand that smoke permeates soft surfaces and stays within the fibers of the upholstery. So if you just got into your used vehicle and smell smoke or are looking to trade in or sell your vehicle, but notice you’ve left the smell of smoke lingering, find out from Advantage Nissan how you can remove any traces of smoke and keep your car smelling fresh.
If you’re looking to get cigarette smell or smoke from staying within your vehicle, you should know that different materials require different methods of care. So if you’re trying to remove the smell of cigarettes or cigars from the carpet and upholstery, you’re going to need some fairly tangible household items: baking soda and a vacuum. Once you have these two items, follow these steps:
There’s nothing luxurious about the smell of smoke in leather seating. So, if you’re looking to maintain the high-end feel of your car, then follow these steps to ensure that smoke does not get into your leather seats or leave any residue on any other interior surfaces.
You may think that smoke or ash may only be found in the seating or upholstery of your car, but it’s important to realize that smoke can also leave residue on your windows, the front and back windshield, and within the air filter and vents. So be sure wipe down windows and seats really good as well as replacing air filters regularly to avoid the buildup of smoke or any other sticking smells.
If you’re in the market for a new, used, or certified pre-owned vehicle, near the Tacoma area, head to Advantage Nissan for all of your automotive needs. You can also make use of our service department and service specials to keep your car looking and feeling in top shape. And, if you find yourself in need of a replacement for a few days, check out our Nissan rental division. Feel free to contact us today if you have any questions on the Nissan maintenance schedule!