Now that there's an answer for matte paint care, expect to see some manufacturers expand their paint options to include the flat finish. Factory matte options are only available from a select few manufacturers, and outside of Mercedes, BMW, and Lamborghini Most OEM's don't really give you much choice of color. When manufacturers have released matte
It's no coincidence that all the hype in the car enthusiast community these days is centered around the hypercar. I mean, it's in the name. You'll hear bloggers rant about how idiotic the name of a new Porsche is, or see Top Gear taking a McLaren to an off-road course only to test how much water can fit inside, but what you don't find is anyone
When asked why matte paint looks flat, I usually just forward people to the article we wrote detailing the science behind matte's unique ability to seemingly absorb light. Rather than beating a dead horse, I thought I'd take a stab at defining what it is we see when looking at a matte painted vehicle rather than why. Read on and let us know what
The other day I was getting into one of the trucks we use here at the shop and when I looked down I noticed the tires were covered in reddish/brown blotches and tons of dirt and dust. It’s a big truck with big tires so it’s tough not to notice that sort of thing. Anyway, I was reminded of an article we posted a couple of months ago about taking
The goal of detailing, regardless of what you're driving (or riding), is to make your vehicle look better than it did before and keep it healthy. Tied to this is the idea that we want our hard work to pay off much longer than just a few days. This is true whether detailing motorcycles or cars, but attaining a perfect-looking bike is a much
Cars in certain climates require special detailing regimens to stay looking good. In drier areas, that problem is largely dust. Places like San Jose, Fresno, San Diego, Austin, and Albuquerque (just to name a few) have a lot of filthy cars for this very reason. Dust poses massive issues regarding paint care, so here's why you need to take
Spring brings rain and with it waterspots. So as not to fear the forecast, there are two ways you can protect yourself against the inevitable evaporation of rain on your (ideally) spotless car. Continue reading and see how two simple tips can keep you looking great even if the rain comes down.
With Spring just around the corner, it's time to dust off the five gallon bucket and wash your microfiber towels; detailing season is almost here. Better weather increases the desire for a great looking car, and before you can achieve this you must first make sure you're ready for action and prepare for detailing season...
Powder coating is the process by which a thermoplastic or thermoset powder is (in most cases) electrostatically applied to a metal surface on items such as rims, bicycles, motorcycles, and cars. Unlike more conventional painting methods, powder coating uses a dry powder—eliminating the need for solvents that are used to keep liquid coatings in