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Beginner’s Guide to Detailing: A Proper Hand Car Wash

After last week's article on car wash preparation, you should be ready to wash your car. Nobody likes a filthy car, so get ready and get set to learn how to keep your ride clean. This next segment will show you the right way to wash and dry your car by hand, expel some popular car wash myths, and get you ready for next week when we talk about Read More

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Car Wash Supplies: Why You Should Wash With Wash Pads

When washing your car, the accessories you choose can make all the difference. You may have heard us harp on the 2 Bucket System and the use of Grit Guard in the past, but we've yet to cover one of the most important car wash supplies needed for a great car wash: a wash pad. Sure there are wash mitts, wash brushes, and a whole lot of other Read More

Detailing a Car after a Rain Storm, Rain Storm, Water Spotting

The Detail: A Rainstorm

When a rainstorm hits, something different happens to each and every one of our cars. Some may be garaged, others are out driving, and who knows, maybe your neighbor wasn't expecting rain and left his car's sunroof open. Point is, how you clean up after a rainstorm is going to be unique to your car. This guide is meant help you identify and take Read More

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How To Remove Scratches From Car Door Handles

For some of us, the scratches around, beneath, and behind our car's door handles are a major pet peeve. Not only to they detract from the cleanliness of your car, they're just flat ugly. After months of jiggling keys, and opening doors they are to be expected, but most drivers will just live with it. I'm here to end that. This article will show you Read More

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Can-Am Matte Paint Care

Today a customer and commenter (Thanks Samantha!) alerted us to the fact that there is another factory matte finish on the road: The Can-Am Spyder. Can-Am motorcycles, as you may know, specializes in recreational vehicles and has since 2006. Before that they manufactured terrain, motocross, and enduro bikes - mostly for competition, but during the Read More

When does my car need a detail?

6 Surefire Signs Your Car Needs A Detail

Just because your car looks clean doesn't mean it doesn't need a detail. Detailing is about deep cleaning, restoring, and cosmetically perfecting the many surfaces of your automobile so that they look great for a long time. Needless to say, there's are a lot of different surfaces in your car, and each has it's own way of telling you when it's in Read More

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Beginner’s Guide To Detailing: Car Wash Preparation

Preparing for a car wash is almost as important as the wash itself. Problem is, proper pre-wash knowledge is poorly laid out for beginners (until now). You've got hundreds of car care products to chose from, relentless internet rants over proper/improper technique, and on top of that you've got mother nature to deal with so you're not washing Read More

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Review: Wheel Woolies

What are Wheel Woolies? Wheel Woolies were designed to solve a problem in the car care world: often it can be hard to clean inside your wheels. Some use thin brushes with bristles attached to metal wires, and while these do work, they splatter and can easily scratch up your rims if you're not careful. The soft, dense, 100% polypropylene bristles Read More

Chose the best car wash and detail shop

How To Pick The Best Car Wash & Detailing Shop

Choosing which car wash to bring your four wheeled friend to is an extremely important decision. And while we always say washing your car by hand (in your driveway) is the best way to go, a trip to the local car wash is completely understandable. That is, of course, as long as you know what to look for. Follow this simple guide and you'll be able Read More

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The Dos & Don’ts Of Drying Your Car

You're probably not thinking it while washing your car, but how you dry the finish is extremely important to its overall luster. A bad mistake and you could be left with minor scratches or waterspots. Even something as simple as the towel you use makes a huge difference, and unfortunately a lot of resources out there have misled car enthusiasts to Read More