Share Your Cleaning Horror Story

Photo via Dan MacHold/Flickr.
Photo via Dan MacHold/Flickr.

From tree sap to fish guts, from human waste to dead animals — tell us your worst car rental cleaning jobs ever!

The September/October Auto Rental News magazine is themed the cleaning issue. For an article, we are looking to talk to hear your stories.

Additionally, do you have a cleaning product or process that’s worked well at your car rental operation?

Anything that you can share would be appreciated. Please email Amy Winter, associate editor of Auto Rental News, at [email protected]


  1. Paul [ August 9, 2014 @ 11:57PM ]

    I've cleaned some brutal cars over the years but the worst by far was an environmental company who used to rent from us on a regular basis. They would always rent minivans and bring them to rendering plants, Oh man that smell was just horrible. Esp In the summertime when It's super hot out that smell was just overpowering! Sometimes It was so bad I'd have to wear a mask just to enter the vehicle :( As for cleaning products one company I'd like to mention, The best aerosol spray I've ever come across was a product from WURTH. It was called New Car Scent and It worked amazing!!!! You could have a dead body smell In your car and this little spray can will remove that bad smell In about 15 minutes. Tho It's about $12 a can,It's most definitely worth spending the money.

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