Beading, Sheeting, Water Spots

Beading vs Sheeting: Pros and Cons

Having good beads on a car after a rain storm may look great, but what about it’s equally talented and misunderstood younger brother? Sheeting. Beading and sheeting both have their merits and downsides. However, what’s best for your car and what do you prefer? Let’s outline a few of the pros and cons of each: Beading: Pros: When you see Read More

BMW, BMWBLOG, 2011 1M, Detailing, Matte Vinyl

Dr. Beasley’s and BMWBLOG Team Up to Detail 2012 BMW 1M

  A few weeks ago, we got together with BMWBLOG to provide a content rich article centralized around their 2011 BMW 1M. The 1M is a regularly driven vehicle with its fair share of light scratching and marring in the paint. The car also has a matte vinyl roof and a vinyl stripe down the middle of the car that needed tending to. Read More

Car Wash, Waterless, How to

Waterless Car Wash Techniques – What to Look For?

There's been a severe lack of rainfall and water shortages going on in California and other parts of the west coast. It's become very apparent how much that's impacting our industry. People are getting fined for washing their cars in their driveways and are urged to not wash their cars at all, even in recycled wash bays. Obviously we don't want to Read More

Matte, Satin, Detailing, Protecting

20 Photos Showing a Matte Grey Mercedes Being Detailed

A customer of ours is an enthusiast when it comes to cars, especially matte grey Mercedes. This Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series was shipped over seas and it was exposed to plenty of contaminants.  Not a problem because it was brought straight to us to do all the unveiling, cleaning, and protecting.   View the process here and if you have Read More

Detailing,

7 Things We Need to Stop Doing to Our Cars

For some car owners a water drop is akin to a drop of acid on the skin. These kinds of people seriously consider a new paint job when a paint chip occurs on the hood of their car. However, for many of us we treat our cars as basic entity of daily living: a mode of transportation, a toy, a coffee table, or even a luggage rack. I can think of 8 Read More

car, detailing, mistakes,

Top 5 Misconceptions About Detailing

Oftentimes we hear rumors or get questions about detailing techniques that seem to make sense, but can actually end up being detrimental to your vehicle. Although many of these misconceptions are about matte paint care, I thought it was important address the popular misconceptions about detailing in general. 1. "There's no such thing as Read More

Wheel Sealant, Brake Dust, Cleaning

What’s Wrong With Brake Dust?

Brake dust is one of the most aggressive corrosives in the automotive appearance industry. Even if the rest of the car is clean, dirty wheels equal a dirty car. So what is it about brake dust that is so harmful to your wheels and what’s the best way to clean and keep your wheels safe? What Do You Need to Look Out For? Brake dust is Read More

car care products

Breaking Down Consumer Report’s Car Wash Guide

Consumer Reports, a credible source for many of life's questions and concerns, recently published an article we found relevant. Their Do's and Don'ts of Washing Your Car compelled us to do a little fact checking to continue to educate people on the web. After having read the article and highlighted the points I agree with in yellow and the Read More

Car, Clean, Car Wash, Detail a Car

The Basic Components to Detailing a Car

Detailing a car is quite a bit more extensive than just washing your car. Washing you car could be as simple as soap and water and a vacuum. However, if you're looking to really deep clean your car for either a sale or an event, follow this guide to learn how to detail a car. Let's Start with the Interior 1.  Carpets and Fabrics.  Remove Read More

Towels, Damp, Microfiber, Detailing, Drying

Use Damp Microfiber Towels to Improve Performance

All detailers should make it a habit to use a partially wet or damp microfiber towel when drying a wet car because it absorbs water better than one that is fully dry. Scientifically speaking, the skin of a water molecule is polarized (attracted to specific molecules), thereby acting like a magnet for other liquid or water molecules based on a Read More