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3 Steps To Beautiful, Healthy Leather

Preventing Discoloration, Cracking, Fading, and More Leather discoloration can happen to the best of us, but it's important to know that it is preventable. The danger here is the sun as powerful UV rays penetrate the leather surface; drying, cracking, and fading the finish. Over exposed leather also begins to lose its elasticity as it fades, Read More

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Modern Paint Care Workshop: Recap

Everything from Clay Bar to Polishing for a Better Finish To us, paint care begins and ends with a solid process; Clean, Prep, Protect. It's our credo and it's a little known technique to a better finish. Basically, we teach and preach a complete process because no job is done after "cleaning." Prepping the surface for proper protection and Read More

A Black Car’s Worst Nightmare

Automatic Car Washes, Scratches, and that "Hot Wax"   It's no secret that hand washes are better than automatic car washes. Time spent washing is directly related to the quality of car your car is getting; hand car washes are a natural option, but why? Ever wonder what's really going on in an automatic car wash? Read on and witness why you Read More

Pre-Washing Your Car

The Key To A Scratch-free Car Wash   A car wash is basically rinse, soap, wash, rinse, dry. What if someone told you that you were missing a step? Well you are. Move over Grit Guard, recent developments have shown that there's a new secret to an even better car wash; pre-washing. As integral and important as the microfiber waffle weave Read More

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5 Don’ts of Exterior Car Care

What Not To Do To Your Car Mastering the art of car care isn't an easy task. The enthusiast is beaten with thousands of products, hundreds of techniques, and dozens of tools to make detailing more and more confusing. In an effort to build the foundational knowledge needed to properly care for your car, here are five things you probably should Read More

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How Hot Is Too Hot?

Carnauba Wax, It's Melting Point, and Your Car's Protection With the recent heat wave sweeping through most of the United States, our ice cubes aren't the only thing melting. If you've waxed your car with a typical carnauba wax, the heat is beating it up. Dr. Beasley's Staff in Chicago took a series of hood temperature tests on Read More

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Remove Bugs From Your Car

Kiss Bug Splats Goodbye If you have driven a car, chances are you know what happens to the front of a car after driving a long distance. For some reason, no matter where we drive, bugs seem to magnetize to the front of our cars as if they were covered in fly paper. People everywhere understand that bug guts make your car look like a science Read More

Product Preview: Exfoliating Wax

Formulating A Cleaner Wax   The car care industry is saturated with wax companies claiming they've got the "next big thing" when it comes to liquid paste waxes, but as it turns out, it's all clever marketing. Recently, the push has been toward paint-cleaning waxes that actually clean the paint while protecting it. We have been Read More

Cyclo Polisher

Cyclo Model 5 Polisher Review

The Most Effective Orbital in Detailing For over 50 years, the Cyclo name has been trusted to product quality, durable, and effective polishing machines. The company began with the motivation to produce polishing machines for airplanes in the military. What makes this polisher different is its rotating heads. Unlike a normal rotary machine that Read More

Detailing Clay Bar

One Big Clay Bar Guide

How To Use a Clay Bar Effectively, Safely, and Correctly Clay bars might seem insignificant if you've never heard of it before, but to the car care enthusiast, clay is more than a 100 gram bar of art supply. It's been in the detailing field for a number of years and has become a necessity to any polishing procedure. The results don't lie; claying Read More