Watch This: Keeping Your Car Shiny and Clean for Just Pennies

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If you struggle to keep your car looking clean and smelling fresh, take heart: You can revitalize your ride and do it on the cheap by following a few tips.

For example, a little Silly Putty goes a long way in getting at those hard-to-reach spots. And a cheap air freshener requires just some cardboard and a few drops of essential oils.

Watch this video from HouseholdHacker and learn more frugal ways to add a new-car gleam to your ride.

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