Bugs N All Simple Cleaning Instructions & Tips

Car and Truck Bug Remover in action

Cleaning Cars and Trucks

You already know most about how to clean your car or truck. But there are different techniques used when cleaning with Bugs N All. So Let's get Started:

Cleaning Interiors

  • Cleaning Vehicle Carpeting: The carpet in your vehicle is rather tough and it takes a lot of abuse over its life time. Cleaning this area of the car or truck is pretty straight forward. Spray BNA on the surface and allow a minimum of 10 seconds (and sometimes more than 2 minutes) to work. Use your finger to wipe the area to see how fast BNA is working to determine whether more time is needed before removing the stain. As long as the carpet is wet with BNA, the product is working. In many cases, removing the stain means simply using a towel and wiping the area dry. Other stains may need a more aggressive approach, so consider using a brush to help loosen up the stain. In any case use common sense. BNA will remove most stains.
  • Cleaning Dash Boards: Spray a lite mist of BNA over the dashboard area. Concentrate on cleaning half of the dashboard at a time. Wipe the area cleaning with a dry towel of your choice. If there are heavy soiled areas spot clean or spray a heavy mist on a towel and cover the soiled area with the wet towel for 30 - 60 seconds before wiping.
  • Cleaning Window and Mirrors: If streaking occurs while cleaning the interior windows and mirrors, consider diluting BNA by using another sprayer. Dilute the ready to use solution by: 1/8 cup per .32 ounces of water. Continue to dilute as needed until no streaking occurs. Here is one important tip. Clean the windows and mirror is a shaded area. The sun evaporates the fluid too quickly, which also contributes to streaking and smearing.
  • Cleaning The Seats: Cleaning the seats is similar to cleaning the carpet. Spray on the seat allow about 10 seconds for the product to work before wiping. This method applies to leather, vinyl, fabric seats, booster seats and car seats.

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 Cleaning Car Exteriors

Cleaning the vehicle's exterior is pretty straight forward. With a few simple unique tips, Bugs N All will become your truck's best friend. Here we go:

  • Start Smart: Start by cleaning your vehicle in a well shaded area or when the sun is not beating down on your vehicle. You will the best results when your vehicle is cool to the touch.
  • Two Ways to Clean: There are two you can use Bugs N All. You can either put Bugs N All in a bucket of water and apply BNA using a brush or spray Bugs N All on the vehicle. We recommend pre-soaking the vehicle by spraying BNA on the heavily soiled areas about 2 minutes before washing the vehicle. The best way to clean the exterior is to get a pump up garden sprayer. Place BNA Ready-to-Use in the garden sprayer, spray a section in the car, and using a vehicle washing brush and a bucket of plain water, wash the vehicle, rinse and dry. 
  • Cleaning Wheels and Tires:  Brake dust can build up and cause damage to your rims. Spray BNA on the wheel area and allow about a minute before cleaning. Depending on how long the Brake dust, road grime has been there you may need to use a more aggressive approach to cleaning the area. Consider the options you have to safely cleaning wheels. Once clean, maintain it with a more regular cleanings. 

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Motorcycle Cleaning

You already know most about how to clean your motorcycle. But there are different techniques you may want to consider when cleaning with Bugs N All. So Let's get Started:

The Basics of Cleaning

  • Stay Cool: Bugs N All works the best when the Bike is cool and in a shaded area.
  • Cleaning Techniques: Spray a liberal amount of BNA on heavily soil areas. We are serious, when there is a lot of grime, more BNA is needed to penetrate.
  • Give it Time: Give BNA anywhere from 10 Seconds to 2 Minutes to work at releasing the bugs Dirt and Grime. Use your finger to rub the area to determine when a complete release has occurred before cleaning.
  • Use Water: You may use a brush, microfiber cloth or a sponge to clean your bike. We recommend using bucket of plain water and a sponge.

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Camper / RV Cleaning

Cleaning the camper exterior is pretty straight forward. With a few simple unique tips, Bugs N All will become your best friend. Here we go:

  • Start Smart: Start by cleaning your motor coach in a well shaded area or when the sun is not beating down on it. You will get the best results when your camper is cool to the touch. If Bugs N All drys simply reactivate it with water.
  • Using Bugs N All: The best way we have found to clean the exterior is to get a pump up garden sprayer. Place BNA Ready-to-Use in the garden sprayer, spray a section in the camper, and using a vehicle washing brush and a bucket of plain water, wash the vehicle, rinse and dry. Depending on how soiled the surface is, you may want to pre-rinse the area before spraying Bugs N All.
  • Time is Your Friend: Allow Bugs N All to work at releasing the Bugs, Black Streaks, Oxidation and Grease from your RV. It may take as little as 10 seconds and sometimes up to 2 minutes for BNA to completely release Bugs. Give it time and you will love how easy it is for you. To test the area, use your finger, by gently rubbing over the soiled spot. Once that spot releases with your finger you can then easily clean the area with a brush and water.
  • Cleaning Camper Roofs:  Using the Garden sprayer, sprayer a generous amount of Bugs N All on small sections of the roof. Wait for about 2 minutes. Use a bristle brush to brush the area and then rinse with water. Repeat as needed.  As always, be careful of tripping hazards. 
  • Cleaning Awnings:  Pull the awning out and Spray Bugs N All on until it is completely wet. Roll it back up and wait for 3-5 minutes. Unroll the awning and brush the surface, rinse with water and allow it to dry. Note: Some older awnings may have permanent stains that cannot be removed. 

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Boat / Marine Cleaning

Cleaning the Boat and Marine vehicles is pretty straight forward. With a few simple unique tips, Bugs N All will become your best friend. Here we go:

  • Start Smart: Start by cleaning your boat in a well shaded area or when the sun is not beating down on it. You will get the best results when it is cool to the touch. If Bugs N All drys simply reactivate it with water.
  • Using Bugs N All: The best way we have found to clean is to get a pump up garden sprayer. Place BNA Ready-to-Use in the garden sprayer, spray a small section, and using a vehicle washing brush and a bucket of plain water, wash, rinse and dry. Depending on how soiled the surface is, you may want to pre-rinse the area before spraying Bugs N All.
  • Time is Your Friend: Allow Bugs N All to work at releasing the Bugs, Fish Scales, Water Scum and grease from your boat. It may take as little as 10 seconds and sometimes up to 2 minutes for BNA to completely release grime. Give it time and you will love how easy it is for you. To test the area, use your finger, by gently rubbing over the soiled spot. Once that spot releases with your finger you can then easily clean the area with a brush and water.
  • Cleaning Boat Hull and Bottoms:  Using the Garden sprayer, sprayer a generous amount of Bugs N All on small sections. Wait for about 2 minutes while keeping the area wet with BNA. Use a hard bristle brush, brush the area and then rinse with water. Repeat as needed.
  • Cleaning Vinyl and Carpet: Spray Bugs N All on vinyl and allow time to penetrate. Then use a soft brush and water to wash the area. Repeat as needed. Note: Some older Boats may have permanent mildew stains. Bugs N All will help to lighten those stains.
  • Cleaning Fishing Equipment: The best way to clean fishing equipment with Bugs N All is to spray BNA on a towel and wipe the equipment off. Remove water spots from windshields and electronic equipment using this method works great.

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Airplane Cleaning

Cleaning the airplanes is pretty straight forward. With a few simple unique tips, Bugs N All will become your best friend. Here we go:

  • Start Smart: Start by cleaning your aircraft in a well shaded area or when the sun is not beating down on it. You will get the best results when it is cool to the touch. If Bugs N All drys simply reactivate it with water.
  • Using Bugs N All: Spray a liberal amount of Bugs N All on the surface to be cleaned. 
  • Time is Your Friend: Allow Bugs N All to work at releasing the Bugs, grease and grime from your plane. It may take as little as 10 seconds and sometimes up to 2 minutes for BNA to completely release grime. Give it time and you will love how easy it is for you. To test the area, use your finger, by gently rubbing over the soiled spot. Once that spot releases with your finger you can then easily clean the area with a brush and water.
  • Cleaning The Interior:  Spray a mist on a towel and wipe down the instrument panel. Spray on seats or other areas and wipe with a dry towel.
    • We recommend diluting Bugs N All for cleaning the interior windows: add 1/8 cup Ready-To-Use Solution to 1 quart of water into another sprayer. This will eliminate the risk of streaking or smearing on the windows.
  • Cleaning Exterior Windows:  Spray a liberal amount of Bugs N All on the exterior windows and allow Bugs N All to completely penetrate grime and bugs. This usually take 1-2 minutes. Use a sponge with water or what ever method you use to clean the windows. 
  • Removing Grease: Spray Bugs N All on and allow time to penetrate. Then wash and rinse normally.

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Leather Cleaning

Cleaning leather is really straight forward. Spray on, let sit for a few seconds and wipe with a clean dry towel. If Bug Splatter is on leather chaps, saddle bags or coats, spray Bugs N All on and allow it remain wet for about 30 seconds. Wipe and repeat as needed. A soft brush maybe use with gentle pressure to aid in cleaning and getting into the pours. Refer to the manufacturers instructions prior to using Bugs N All. However, Bugs N All is safe to use on most leather products. 

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How to Easily Remove Bug Splatter!

Bugs N All uses Smart Technology to remove bugs. Smart Technology turns hard bug splatter into mush in about 60 seconds. Here are some tips you can use to easily remove them without scrubbing.

  • In The Shade: So that you get the most out of your Bugs N All, we recommend you apply BNA in a shaded area or where the surface is cool to the touch. It will not harm anything if BNA dries. Simply reactivate it with water. Besides, you only use more BNA when evaporation increases due to surface and ambient temperatures.
  • Let It Work: Don't be speedy gonzales! Bugs N All needs time to break through the tough acid shell before turning the Bugger into mush. Allow 30 seconds to 2 minutes for full Bug mushing penetration to occur. You can gently rub on a spot to determine whether full penetration has occurred. If you can easily rub it off with your finger, they are ready.
  • Keep It Wet: Bugs N All cannot work if the bugs are not coated with Bugs N All Liquid. Keep the area wet until full penetration has occurred.
  • No Scratch: Once Bugs a turned to mush, use a wet brush or sponge with a generous amount of water to remove dirt, grime and of course bug so that no scratching occurs.

Last note: The longer the bug matter stays on the vehicle, the harder they are to get off. A good rule of thumb for how long it will take for Bugs N All to release the bug splatter is 30 seconds for the first day and add about 5 seconds for each day thereafter up to one week.   

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How to Remove Grease!

Bugs N All uses Smart Technology to remove grease.

  • In The Shade: So that you get the most out of your Bugs N All, we recommend you apply BNA in a shaded area or where the surface is cool to the touch. It will not harm anything if BNA dries. Simply reactivate it with water. Besides, you only use more BNA when evaporation increases due to surface and ambient temperatures.
  • Let It Work: Don't be speedy Gonzales! Bugs N All needs time to break through the grease proteins. Allow a minimum of 10 seconds to 2 minutes to penetration. It maybe necessary to use a brush to aid in the penetration and lifting of grease.
  • Keep It Wet: Keep the area wet until full penetration has occurred.
  • Warm it Up: Bugs N All penetrates grease best in warm temperatures.

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General Cleaning & Stain Removal Tips

The best advice we can give is to use common sense. Using Bugs N All is a learning process and there are so many different types of stains and various ways to clean. Here are some tip we have learned:

  • In The Shade: So that you get the most out of your Bugs N All, we recommend you apply BNA in a shaded area or where the surface is cool to the touch. It will not harm anything if BNA dries. Simply reactivate it with water. Besides, you only use more BNA when evaporation increases due to surface and ambient temperatures.
  • Let It Work: Allow a minimum of 5 seconds to 2 minutes for full penetration.
  • Keep It Wet: Keep the area wet until full penetration has occurred.
  • Use Other Tools: Its OK to use Microfibers, Brushes, Blotting Techniques, scrubbing and so on to cleaning and remove stains. Just use your best judgement and test Bugs R Gone first on delicate areas where you may not be sure how BNA will handle your cleaning efforts.

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How to Remove Black Streaks and Oxidation!

Bugs R Gone Shine at removing Black Streaks and Oxidation. Here are some tip we have learned:

  • In The Shade: So that you get the most out of your Bugs N All, we recommend you apply BNA in a shaded area or where the surface is cool to the touch. It will not harm anything if BNA dries. Simply reactivate it with water. Besides, you only use more BNA when evaporation increases due to surface and ambient temperatures.
  • Let It Work: It usually only takes about 20 seconds to release Black Streaks from Aluminum and Fiberglass surfaces. However, it sometimes takes up to 2 minutes for BNA to release Black Streaks.
  • Keep It Wet: Keep the area wet until full penetration has occurred.
  • Oxidation: Bugs N All will not remove wax. However, If the surface is oxidizing, then there is no wax left on the surface. After cleaning and removing Black Streaks and Oxidation, use a premium wax to help prevent oxidation.
  • Black Streaks:  Black Streaks are caused by pollutants in water which leaves deposits on the surface. After it dries in become hard. A great way to help prevent Black Streaks is to keep the roof clean.

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How to Dilute Bugs N All

To refill the Ready-To-Use spray bottle: Fill the Ready-To-Use bottle half way with water. Then, put 1/2 cup BNA concentrate into the Ready-To-Use bottle and top off with water.

To use in a bucket or garden sprayer: Use 1 cup of concentrate per 1 gallon of water.

To use as an interior vehicle window cleaner: Option A: Fill a 1 quart spray bottle with water and add 1 tsp of BNA concentrate to make a great window cleaner. If streaking occurs, either the window is still dirty or further dilute the cleaner. Option B: Pour 1/8 cup Ready-To-Use BNA into another 1 quart spray bottle and top off with water.

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