Did you know men are twice as likely as women to leave dirty diapers or doggie-doo bags in the car overnight? If you answered yes … well, it’s kinda weird you knew that.

But in the proverbial Battle of the Sexes, according to a recent Jiff Lube study, where car cleanliness is concerned, both men and women can be pretty disgusting.

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But with this season of renewal upon us, it’s time to put aside such meaningless differentiators, and come together to wipe the slate — and our cars — clean. A chore which 90 percent of respondents to a Cars.com survey said they’d be doing themselves.

We have suggestions to help you prioritize tasks — so take a deep breath, hold your nose, and spring to action on spring car cleaning…

Start with the outside:

  • Scrub your tires first using a tire-cleaning spray and firm brush.
  • Wash the body top-to-bottom with a carwash product and using the two-bucket method, one containing clean soapy water and the other dirty rinse water.
  • Hose off the underbody.
  • Dry with a clean microfiber towel.
  • Wax to protect the paint and preserve that just-washed shine.

Now you’re ready to move on to the interior:

  • Remove clutter accumulated over the winter months that never made their way to trashcan.
  • Use a mild cleaning spray and microfiber cloth on the dash, console and other surfaces.
  • Vacuum the seats, floormats, rugs and trunk.
  • Clean floormats, scrubbing rubber ones with soapy water and carpeted ones with carpet cleaner.

Or you can spring for a professional detailing if you feel like dropping a couple C-notes — but, dudes, even if you leave it to the pros, at least take those dirty diapers out first.