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

Honda Civic Interior

3 Steps to Easily Keep Upholstery Clean

Yesterday I happened to come across what appears to be a new fad in older cars - sweatshirt seat covers. Upon further examination and creeping on this dude's car, I noticed his seats were simply filthy. Rather than getting them cleaned or taking care of them, he must've figured throwing some XXXL Old Navy hoodies over the front seats would take Read More

Red BMW with Frozen Paint

BMW Frozen Paint Guidelines

BMW released a video last week on caring for their factory matte, "Frozen" paint jobs. Such paint jobs are exclusive, and as the BMW rep in the video below states, this unique finish is currently only offered on the exclusive M performance line. As you know, BMW released a press release explaining the proper way to care for this hot new paint...and Read More

Red Jaguar E-Type

Want a Longer Lasting Car Wash?

Enjoying a beautiful weekend? How many times have you thought that, gotten your car washed, and then smacked your forehead when the inevitable Spring rain ensued? My guess is quite a few. Well there's one way to handle it - scorn the car wash over their obnoxious rain guarantee. And then there's another - wax your car and buy a microfiber towel. Read More

Undercarriage Cleaning System

How To Build Your Own Undercarriage Washer

While the undercarriage is usually the dirtiest part of your car, it’s also probably the most overlooked when it comes to cleaning. After all, out of sight, out of mind. Many people even realize that they should clean their undercarriage but don’t, simply because it’s a pain. This was a problem at our detailing shop too, until we devised a clever Read More

1960's Rolls Royce Leather Seat

Removing Ink Marks from Leather

It happens to the best of us, and more often than you'd think. Pens and leather seats just don't mesh, and removing the ink stain can be somewhat confusing if you don't have the right leather care products handy. It can also give you a bit of a headache if you're searching around the internet for the "proper" procedure. Hopefully the confusion ends Read More

Cleaning Vomit From Car

Remove Vomit & Odor from Your Car

Ah, St. Patty's day! It's coming quickly, and if you're someone in a relatively populous area that has even a wee bit of Irish heritage, you know what kind of party March 17th is. So what's this have to do with car care? Designated drivers + packed cars + notorious drinking holiday = vomit. If you've never been fortunate enough to drive drunk Read More

Black BMW Being Clayed

Time to Clay?

As the seasons gradually shift again, Spring (and cleaning) is right around the corner. For some this is dreaded, but for the car enthusiast, it's time to shine. Now if you roll your car out of storage, throw a quick layer of wax on and hit the road, you're probably going to run into some cosmetic problems in the near future that will take away Read More