Black Ferrari Car Wash

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

Drying a Mercedes C63 AMG

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 Read More

1999 Grey Ferrari 550 Maranello

Easily Remove Orange Rust From Rotors

Ever noticed that nasty looking orange dust that takes over your rotors after a while of no driving, periods of humidity, or a rain storm? Your brakes are fine, but they're rusting. In basic speak, rust is a form of corrosion (read more). Over time this rust can begin to etch and cause pitting in your rotors - not fun. Problem is you can't really Read More

Drying a Classic Car

The Detail: Introduction

Today I'm pleased to announce a new series where Behind the Detail will actually be going behind the detail in various car care situations. Whether that means detailing for a road trip, to impress a client, or after a night on the town with your friends, our plan is to share the knowledge you need to tackle any situation. Sure we've covered some of Read More

Matte Mercedes C63 AMG Black Series

How To Care For A Matte Car In Winter

No matter the finish, caring for a car in winter requires a solid understanding of car care. Winter typically means snow, sleet, salt and, of course, a dirtier car, so naturally there's some concern for matte car owners. How does the finish hold up? Will it be ruined? The list goes on, but I'm here to show you that caring for a matte car in winter Read More

Swirls on Car Hood

Top 4 Ways To Avoid Surface Scratches

Scratches, swirls, holograms - they're terrible. Surface imperfections can and will ruin the appearance of your car - especially if it's a dark color. But what if I told you that any surface blemish you get is completely preventable? Would you take advantage? I guess we'll find out as we cover four easy and effective ways to prevent your car from Read More

Matte Paint Prescription

Matte Paint Care Instructions

The electronic matte paint care instruction manual for the Matte Paint Prescription: For more information regarding matte paint care, visit our Matte FAQs. Tell your friends... it's not as hard as you think! Read More

Carbon Fiber Spoiler Close Up

Polishing Carbon Fiber

If you think matte paint's becoming popular, you should check out what's going on in the world of carbon fiber. Not only have carbon fiber panels been offered for years on models such as BMW's M3 and basically every Ferrari since 2001, they're now combining with unique finishes like matte to provide an even more stunning accent for the super car Read More

Yellow Lamborghini Close Up

The New ‘Wash & Wax’

In the past, washing and waxing your car by hand probably meant a good hour or so of time spent detailing. If you opted for a paint sealant, tack a few more hours on for bonding and cure time. While washing and waxing has pretty much been unchanged for as long as the industry has been around, I'm going to show you an innovative alternative that can Read More

Layering Car Wax on Blue Aston Martin

Layering Waxes

Maybe you've heard of the practice, maybe you haven't. Either way, layering waxes is widely used throughout the cosmetic car care world, and for plenty of reasons. The main two? Shine and protection. That said, all layering is not created equal. You'll soon see that the product(s) you choose make all the difference, but at the end of the day there Read More