21 Insanely Clever Tricks To Vastly Improve Your Car

You’ve got to get from Point A to Point B somehow, so you may as well make the most of the journey.

1. Hand sanitizer is a fast way to unlock a frozen car door.

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2. Use a shoe organizer to keep important items nearby.

Just hang it over the back of the car seat. You can cut it down to size if need be.

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3. Or go ~crazy~ and make a whole series of organizers.

You could totally live in this car.

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4. A cereal container makes for a portable (and close-able) trash can.

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5. Invest in a swivel tray for all your fine-dining needs.

Get it here.

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6. Dryer sheets help keep the air/you smelling fresh.

And they also apparently help keep away mice.

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7. A hanging tennis ball will help prevent bumping into the garage wall.

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8. And half a pool noodle will protect the side of your car.

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9. If you’re driving an unfamiliar vehicle, the little arrow on the gas gauge usually points to the side where the tank is located.

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10. Paint or use reflective tape inside your car door so it’s more noticeable to passing traffic.

Here is how.

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11. Rig up a screwdriver-key to make it look like you’ve stolen your own car.

Don’t ask me why, it’s just one of those things.

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12. Make a trash bag holder from an empty canister.

So they don’t fly everywhere and cause extreme disaster/petty annoyance.

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13. And a coffee cup can become a tissue holder.

Bonus: you know it’ll fit in your cup holder. Find out how here.

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14. Harness the power of the sun to help defrost your windshield.

You’ll be exactly like Zeus, kind of.

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15. Use a shower caddy as a stuff-holder-slash-seat-divider.

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16. Toothpaste helps get rid of scuffs.

It can also be used to clean headlights.

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17. Make a carseat hammock that your dog won’t fall out of.

Pattern available here.

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18. Use an empty gum container to keep loose change not so loose.

It’s better than keeping it in your coin tray because you can clear it out in a hurry.

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19. Make a go-anywhere cup holder from a tape roll.

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20. Give your car a $100 brand-new paint job.

Like these Reddit users.

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21. Maybe leave the important stuff to the professionals?

Just a thought.

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