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About this project

What is Car Caddie?

Car Caddie is a specially created foam used to QUICKLY and EASILY eliminate dirt and dust off of any car dashboard, golf ball, laptop, and in fact, most surfaces. It truly is AMAZING! It is exceptionally LIGHTWEIGHT and PORTABLE. You can put it in your bag, in your purse, and even in your pocket. Also, with Car Caddie's UNIQUE property it provides a grippy surface to place items like cell phones and sunglass cases. It is extremely durable, very flexible, and molds to any surface.

KEEP DASHBOARDS DUST FREE
KEEP DASHBOARDS DUST FREE

Car Caddie dusts and cleans a variety of surfaces, even golf balls. This special foam is light weight and durable. You can put it in your pocket or hang it on your belt loop, it never gets in the way. NO MORE BULKY TOWELS OR DUSTERS!

CLEANS GOLF BALLS AND ATTACHES TO ANY GOLF BAG
CLEANS GOLF BALLS AND ATTACHES TO ANY GOLF BAG
GRIPPY SURFACE
GRIPPY SURFACE

The Car Caddie surface is grippy, but not sticky.

GRIPPY NOT STICKY
GRIPPY NOT STICKY

Many rubber sticky pads used in cars to rest cell phones and sunglass cases are too sticky. When you place your cell phone on the sticky pad and try to remove it, the pad comes off with the cell phone. Also, over time the sticky surface gathers too much dust and loses its stickiness. You will never have these issues with Car Caddie.

COMES WITH OR WITHOUT A HOLE
COMES WITH OR WITHOUT A HOLE

Car Caddie comes without a hole so you can leave it on your dashboard or on your dusty desk, or it comes with a hole so you can attach it to your golf bag or belt loop.

The Car Caddie Journey:

I have been a serial entrepreneur all my life. I was always looking for simple products that would help people resolve some difficulties, or just make life a little easier and fun. I was working on hypoallergenic foam that removes sand off of the body at the beach, for many years. As I was testing different densities, shapes, sizes, and textures of foam, I discovered this particular foam, which I fell in love with, immediately. The texture, flexibility, property, and the overall quality of the foam were captivating. I realized it had many distinctive and amazing functional attributes. I then started the arduous task of testing and retesting this remarkable foam, in order to perfect the density, use, and function. There were many hurdles along this journey like figuring a way to bring my product to patent and finding someone to manufacture it, but all the work paid off. After, years of working with unique foams, I proudly bring you Car Caddie.  

An Idea is Born:

Brainstorming with a thin piece of foam in my hand, I was on the way to the office one morning and as usual I picked up a cup of coffee. I always hated driving with my cell phone in my pocket because it was very uncomfortable, so I had my cell phone in the cup holder. With the foam in my hand and the cell phone in the cup holder, I just casually threw the foam onto the dashboard. It landed on the curved part of the passenger side dashboard and it stuck there. The light went on, I knew exactly what to do with the cell phone needing the cup holder for my coffee. When I was exiting my car and reached over to grab my cell phone and the foam, I noticed the area where the foam was sitting was cleared of dust. I proceeded to dust off the dashboard and the adventure began. I have really committed myself to this project and really hope that the Car Caddie will bring a little joy and cleanliness into your life.

Car Caddie Maintenance:

Car Caddie Dimensions: 4 inch X 4 inch X 1/4 inch

After you dust off your dashboard, you can shake off the dust. If the dust is too excessive, you need to rub the dust off. It will not function properly as a grippy surface if you do not remove the excess dust.

Car Caddie is easily washable. Run it under water, then just let it dry and it will go back to it's original shape and use. You can even put it in the dryer on low heat.

Production Time Line:

JULY & AUGUST - Kickstarter Launch

SEPTEMBER - Order Collection and Preparation

OCTOBER - Pre-Production Run

NOVEMBER & DECEMBER - Car Caddie Production

JANUARY & FEBRUARY - Assembly and Shipping

Your Support:

If you are like our family you are constantly trying to keep things clean, especially for the kids. We are very confident that Car Caddie is the quick and easy solution in the fight against dust. That is why we need your support to launch this new effective product. Your support will go towards the manufacturing, packaging, and shipping of the Car Caddie. Part of your support will also go towards the development of new uses for this special foam. We are confident that you will enjoy this product. With your partnership we can make sure you will always have a place to put your cell phone and a clean dashboard. Thank you for looking into our project. We truly appreciate your time.

Risks and challenges

1. There is a production quantity minimum due to the nature of the foam and the difficulty of manufacturing. That minimum can be satisfied if there is a commitment for at least 5,000 pieces. If the 5,000 piece minimum is not fulfilled production may be delayed.
2. It is a foam and like most foams it does absorb moisture. When moisture is absorbed it temporarily loses it's shape. When dried the shape is reestablished. Do not be concerned this is a normal process.
3. It is not a sponge and using it as a sponge is a misuse of the product.

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    Thank you so much for your support. You will be updated on Car Caddie and be put in a pool to be a tester on our new upcoming products.

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    A SINGLE - Get 1 Car Caddie for your car and be put in a pool to be a tester for our new upcoming products. Includes shipping in the US.

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    DOUBLE DEAL - Get 2 Car Caddies for your car and your golf bag. Be put in a pool to be a tester for our new upcoming products. Includes shipping in the US.

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    TRIPLE PLAY - Get 3 Car Caddies and share with your friends. Be put in a pool to be a tester for our new upcoming products. Includes shipping in the US.

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    FAMILY PACK - Get 5 Car Caddies for the whole family. Be put in a pool to be a tester for our new upcoming products. Includes shipping in the US.

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    SHARE PACK - Share 25 Car Caddies with your family, friends, and coworkers. Be put in a pool to be a tester for our new upcoming products. Only available in the US. Shipping included.

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    PARTY PACK - Get 65 Car Caddies and give them away to all your friends, neighbors, coworkers, and whoever you want. Comes with a Car Caddie T-shirt and you will be one of our testers for our new upcoming products. Only available in the US. Shipping included.

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    PRIVATE PARTY - You and a friend will be accompanied to see some amazing Chicago sights with the Car Caddie Team. You will also enjoy great conversation, dinner, and dessert in this beautiful city. You will personally be handed 20 Car Caddies by our team and you will be a tester for our new upcoming products.

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