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
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
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
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!
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
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
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
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
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
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.