Even if you are riding an electric scooter in your own backyard, then over time it is bound to collect a certain level of dust, right? Well, you need to clean your electric scooter!
So, how to clean your electric scooter in a good way?
Let’s find out!
Prepare your cleaning supplies
You will need to prepare some items for a thorough cleaning, just a simple rinse with water won't help.
Things you need,
- A clean sponge
- A toothbrush or other small brush
- Soap – preferably for vehicles and biodegradable
- 1-2 clean towels
- A hose or a bucket of clean water
Steps to clean your electric scooter
- Collect your cleaning supplies
Having all your cleaning tools ready in advance, you don't want to be running for a soap or a towel while cleaning, do you? It's a annoying and troublesome.
- Cover the battery charging port
Remember to unplug the electric scooter before you start cleaning it. You don't want to get soap and water on the charging port.
Wrap the battery compartment with a plastic bag or other waterproof material if needed.
- Start rinsing the scooter
Rinse the dirt and grime off the scooter before using soap, this will shorten the scrubbing time.
Be sure to rinse off any dirt and debris from the surface of the tires, by doing so, you will find easy to roll and clean the tires meanwhile.
- Start scrubbing
Oil and caked-on dirt will take a bit of work on your part. Put some soap on the sponge and then deal with the dirt that doesn't get rinsed off.
An inexpensive car cleaner is safe to use on your electric scooter. It can effectively dissolve oil and remove stubborn debris.
- Scrub the hard-to-reach areas
When you have finished cleaning with the sponge, you may find that some areas are still stained.
Now, pick up your small brush! The long, narrow handle of the brush helps you to clean those very small places where you cannot reach by sponge.
- Rinse off the soap
You need to rinse the soap off before it dries.
Otherwise your scooter will be left with unsightly soap stains.
- Dry the scooter
Dry your scooter with a towel.
Pay close attention to the area around the battery and the charging port.
- Apply a coat of scooter wax
Applying a coat of wax to your scooter is the final step. It will make your scooter shine and protect the paint.
With these tips, I am sure you can keep your electric scooter clean in a safe and easy way as well as the high level of performance.
So, how often do I need to clean my electric scooter?
For people riding an electric scooter for the first time, this may be a question.
I would suggest that you can wash it because it is very dirty or you plan to store the scooter for a long time.
Otherwise, it’s up to you to decide when and how often you clean it.