Larry Kosilla Podcast

AMMO NYC – Larry Kosilla Podcast from the Mobile Tech Expo 2014

Many of the best professional detailers around joined together in Orlando, FL  for the Mobile Tech Expo (MTE). While everyone did their part to manage the IDA (International Detailing Association) booth, the rest of the time was spent at events where these detailers could all get together and talk shop. One of these events included a podcast Read More

Matte Paint, Matte Paint Protection, Matte Sealant

Are YOU Doing it Wrong? Proper Matte Paint Protection

Here at Behind the Detail, we like to help people with their matte paint questions. There are some things you DEFINITELY should do, and some things that aren't a good idea.  When it comes to things you definitely should do, protecting it is number 1. Protection is an easy thing to do when all it takes is applying a product to the surface once a Read More

Undercarriage, Show Car Cleaning, Undercarriage cleaning

Proper Maintenance of a Vehicle’s Undercarriage

In the realm of detailing and car maintenance, the undercarriage is often overlooked. A full car detail cannot be complete without paying attention to the bottom side of the car as well.  It's like spending time in the gym and only doing chest and arm exercises. Sure those areas look great, but you're neglecting the rest of your body.  So why do Read More

PlasmaCoat, SEMA Show 2013

Dr. Beasley’s Debuting the FIRST Ever 100% VOC Free Paint Protectant at SEMA 2013

A couple of weeks ago we posted an article here announcing our return to the 2013 SEMA Show. We, along with everyone else going to SEMA, have been working long, hard hours getting ready. Along with the travel plans, booth set-up, coordinating personnel, and nailing down sponsorships, we have been in the lab perfecting a product that we are ready to Read More

Car Care Products, Monthly boxes, gift boxes, Waxybox, DetailBox

A Monthly Fruit Basket…For Your Car

  With a simple monthly fee you can get a box of just about anything from fruit and wine, to car care products. But if you're really considering paying monthly to get a box of samples, you'll want to know just what you're getting into. The What, The Why, The How: Recently taking off over the past year has been the idea of paying to get Read More

Car Care Products, Detailing mistakes, swirl, claying, microfiber

Top 4 Detailing Mistakes You Should Avoid

Whether you've been detailing your car for months or years, or are justing getting ready to start with the new BMW you just bought; you'd do well to ensure you're not going to be making these same mistakes. Detailing isn't a job for just professionals, though there are aspects to detailing that do require special knowledge for use of specific Read More

Clear Bra, Paint Protection, Mistakes of a Clear Bra, Benefits of a Clear Bra, Cost of a Clear Bra.

Protecting Your Paint with a Clear Bra

In an effort to protect one's paint, a clear bra is often a valid option. A clear bra is relatively invisible and serves its most basic function: protecting the paint from chipping. However, are clear bras worth the money? I'll spell out some important questions and allow you to make that decision for yourself. What Gets Covered: When looking Read More

Beasley SEMA Show

Dr. Beasley’s To Return To The 2013 SEMA Show

After a long year of innovating, creating, demonstrating, and expanding, we here at Dr. Beasley's are proud to announce the return to the 2013 SEMA Show.  This will be our second year at the enormous convention held in Las Vegas, NV.  Coming off of a very successful SEMA Show last year, we make coming to the SEMA Show a priority and look forward to Read More

IDA, MTE show

MTE 2013 – Professional Detailer’s Event Of The Year

Detailers swarmed the 2013 Mobile Technology Expo (MTE), held in January in Kissimmee, Florida. The MTE is the premier event for professional detailers from around the world, where detailers network and share their business stories and experiences. As a first time attendee myself, I found it to be absolutely inspiring, as well as an incredible Read More

Orange International Scout II

Pro Edition: 4 Ways To Make Your Detailing Business Stand Out

When you're in the professional detailing business being different is important, mostly because there's more and more competition on a daily basis. If you live in a big city you're competing with dozens of car washes and detailing shops, and if you're more isolated, you're competing with low volume and maybe a few mobile detailers (if you aren't Read More