People detail their cars in all sorts of ways. Many use local detail shops, some have mobile detailers, and then there's the folks who do it themselves (my personal favorite). Regardless of the method, one thing's for sure: detailing an entire car ain't cheap. Now we have a problem. You always want your car looking clean, but it may not make
A little about me: I really, really don't like dirty cars. So much so that when I step outside and see a dusty Mercedes, a little piece of me wants to bust out a bucket and wash it for whoever is neglecting it. I cannot blame the car owner, but rather the fact that the importance of detailing is not understood by the masses. Hopefully this simple
In a market bloated with "quick shines" and "5 minute details" it's easy to pick up bad detailing habits that ultimately lead to improper car care. If you haven't by now, you should definitely read our detailing guide to proper car care. It will help set the table for this article where I'll walk you through four simple ways to break any bad
Whether you take your car to a car wash or bust out the hose and bucket in your driveway, you must be aware that it is possible to over-wash your car. We've covered how often you should be washing, but there are warning signs you can look for that will tell you to dial back on the washes. Take a look...
Now that there's an answer for matte paint care, expect to see some manufacturers expand their paint options to include the flat finish. Factory matte options are only available from a select few manufacturers, and outside of Mercedes, BMW, and Lamborghini Most OEM's don't really give you much choice of color. When manufacturers have released matte
It's no coincidence that all the hype in the car enthusiast community these days is centered around the hypercar. I mean, it's in the name. You'll hear bloggers rant about how idiotic the name of a new Porsche is, or see Top Gear taking a McLaren to an off-road course only to test how much water can fit inside, but what you don't find is anyone
When asked why matte paint looks flat, I usually just forward people to the article we wrote detailing the science behind matte's unique ability to seemingly absorb light. Rather than beating a dead horse, I thought I'd take a stab at defining what it is we see when looking at a matte painted vehicle rather than why. Read on and let us know what
Spring brings rain and with it waterspots. So as not to fear the forecast, there are two ways you can protect yourself against the inevitable evaporation of rain on your (ideally) spotless car. Continue reading and see how two simple tips can keep you looking great even if the rain comes down.
With Spring just around the corner, it's time to dust off the five gallon bucket and wash your microfiber towels; detailing season is almost here. Better weather increases the desire for a great looking car, and before you can achieve this you must first make sure you're ready for action and prepare for detailing season...