The cheap household item that is the secret to getting sparkling alloys

CLEANING your car can be a chore sometimes – in particular your alloy wheels.

Weather conditions such as dirt, ice and grit can build up over time making it ten times worse to clean.

Following this simple cleaning hack will have your alloy wheels looking brand new


Following this simple cleaning hack will have your alloy wheels looking brand newCredit: Getty

There is a quick and easy solution to get rid of those dirty marks and have sparkly clean alloys.

Even better, it is a cheap household item so say goodbye to forking out a load of cash on cleaning products or a trip to the carwash.

Here’s what you need to do just by following these simple steps.

First of all, you need to get 100ml of lemon juice and combine it with the same amount of warm water in a spray bottle.

Once the two are mixed together spray it onto a cotton cloth and rub it into the alloy.

Make sure you have an even layer of the mixture on the alloy and leave for 10 minutes.

Lemon works as a great acidic and tackles any grime on a dirty surface and has been used for many years as a natural product.

By letting the lemon and water do all the work it will leave your alloys looking brand new just don’t forget to rinse off the mixture.

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