How To Remove Weathertech Floor Mats: A Quick Guide
Manufacturers continue to innovate with the mats you use in your car. It isn't just carpet and leather anymore. Some mats are designed to protect your vehicle from the damage of changing weather. In this article, we will teach you how to remove Weathertech mats, so you can prep them for care and cleaning.
A Quick Guide To Removing Weathertech Floor Mats
It's that time again. Nobody wants to get inside a car with soiled and dirty floors. This is why we are going to show you quick steps on how to remove Weathertech floor mats for cleaning.
Since these floor mats are custom made to fit your car floors, they may look a little challenging to remove. But before you call Weathertech for technical assistance, here's what you can do:
- Slide your hand under the Weathertech floor mat.
- Look for the attachment and slip your fingers between them.
- Pull up until you hear a pop and slide off the mats from your car.
Note: Your Weathertech floor mat may be using different retention hooks, so note the difference and follow manufacturer instructions for removal.
Knowing how to remove Weathertech floor mats is as easy as 1-2-3, but let's look at some other tips to better care for your Weathertech mats.
How To Clean Your Weathertech Floor Mat
Things you need:
- A hose
- A gentle all-purpose cleaner
- Sturdy brush with non-abrasive bristles
- Microfiber cloths and towels
- Step 1 - Remove the mats from your car and set it down an open space.
- Step 2 - Shake your mats to rid them of any loose dirt.
- Step 3 - Use the pressure washer to hose down your mat. You can also immerse it in a tub of water if you don't have a hose available.
- Step 4 - Spray all-purpose cleaner on your mat's surface and allow it to sit for a few seconds. You can also fill a basin with water and mild detergent for immersion.
- Step 5 - Do not use degreasers to avoid damage on your Weathertech floor mats. Stick to all-purpose cleaners and gentle dishwashing soap.
- Step 6 - Scrub all the dirt and grime away. Don't forget to include the edges and other crevices that could be holding on to dirt.
- Step 7 - Rinse your mat down with a hose or immerse it in your tub with clean water.
- Step 8 - Leave them out to dry or use a clean microfiber cloth or towel to wipe them dry.
- Step 9 - Reattach your retention hook on the car when you reinstall them, so they don't slip.
Because of their retention hooks, it might seem difficult to learn how to remove Weathertech floor mats. But it isn't impossible. If you're in doubt, call Weathertech for assistance, and you should be well on your way to a clean car floor mat.