Cleaning the vinyl seats in your car or vinyl furnishings in your home is not a difficult task. For daily cleaning, a simple wipe of the vinyl with a damp cloth is all that's needed. To remove stains and grime, you can use a commercial cleaner or save some money and make your own vinyl cleaner. Everything you need to make the cleaner is probably right in your kitchen.

Step 1

After putting on latex gloves, mix 4 tbsp. laundry detergent and 8 tbsp. baking powder in a pot or bowl. Stir the dry ingredients with a spoon.

Step 2

Add 2 cups of warm water to the dry ingredients in the pot or bowl.

Step 3

Stir the cleaning solution with a spoon.

Step 4

Dip a soft cloth into the cleaning solution. Wring out excess solution.

Step 5

Wipe your vinyl surfaces with the soaked cloth. Rinse the surfaces with a clean, damp cloth.