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3 Ways To Make Your Car Stand Out This Summer

With summer in full swing now is the time to make sure your car is looking good. It doesn't matter if you're checking out a car show, taking a road trip, or just cruising around town, the cleanliness of your car is something everyone notices. If you're falling behind, fear not. You have plenty of time to make a good impression. The best place to Read More

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Top 5 Car Washing Tips

Everybody likes a clean car, right? Well what if I said I could make your clean car even cleaner? In an effort to help you bring out the best in your ride, we've put together these 5 tips to help you make your car wash even better. So read on, take it in, and when you're done I strongly suggest putting them to use and seeing how well they really Read More

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The Detail: Impressing A Client

To kick off our latest blog series, The Detail, I'll be showing you how to impress a client with a clean car. One of the worst things you can do is tarnish your reputation because your car is a pigsty. Cleaner is always better, and luckily we're on your side. These tips are quick, easy improvements that don't require much heavy lifting. Continue Read More

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The Limitations Of Washing A Car

Today I overheard a story about a customer at a local hand wash who was unhappy with her car wash. After the wash she pointed out a small area behind the rear wheel well - a spec or two of tar. Exclaiming that she could remove the tar with her fingernail, the Foreman replied, "We don't wash cars with our fingernails." While that may not be the most Read More

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Clear Bra On Matte?

Earlier today we had a blog comment asking about clear bra on matte paint. The big question - will a traditional glossy clear bra appear reflective? The short answer is yes, but take a look for yourself... As you can see, the area covered in clear bra is reflective - notice the reflection of the window that you wouldn't normally see in matte Read More

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An Update On BMW Frozen Paint Care

A few months ago we did a response to BMW's first matte paint care video for their signature "Frozen" paint jobs. If you recall, we liked the video, but they did get a few things wrong regarding matte paint care. Most importantly they made matte paint seem tough to care for and extremely fragile, which, as we have expressed countless times, is not Read More

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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

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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

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How You Shouldn’t Fix Clear Coat Issues

Every time I go to YouTube something seems to catch my eye. After trolling for a few minutes this morning, I found this - a home remedy for fixing a damaged clear coat. Let's be honest, this is not the way to go about restoring your car's clear coat. Here's why... Read More

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4 Things Automatic Car Washes Won’t Tell You

If you take your car to an automatic car wash on a regular basis, I ask you to please consider another option. I understand the convenience and I certainly get the value advantage of a $3 car wash, but automatic washes are in no way "good" for your car. And if you've ever pulled in after work then you know they're not exactly the most inviting Read More