Micro Scratches, Matte Paint, Matte Vinyl, Don't see micro scratches in Matte Paint

2 Reasons You Won’t See Micro Scratches in Matte Paint

Matte paint finishes have many similarities and many differences from glossy paint finishes.  One major difference between the two is the visibility of micro scratches. When referring to micro scratches people usually mean one of a few different things including swirl marks, holograms, spider webbing, and micro marring. Swirl Marks: Generally Read More

Replacing Carpet, Mold, Water Damage

The Detail: Water Leaks – A Case Study

The paradigm that resides in any old car is the eventual breaking down of parts. The turn of phrase comes to mind, "Once one thing goes, everything goes." You can only hope that when something goes wrong, it's not going to leave you on the side of the road stranded waiting for a tow truck. Unidentified smells and mold damage is a close second Read More

VOC's, Volatile Organic Compounds, Dangers of VOC's

What are VOCs?

There's been a lot of talk recently in the automotive industry with regards to VOCs. We thought we'd shed some light on the debate for you. What are VOCs? VOC stands for Volatile Organic Compound.  Basically, these are gases that are emitted from certain solids or liquids. There are many types and variations of VOCs out there. They are not Read More

FuelFed, Chicago, Coffee and Classics

FuelFed 2013 Coffee and Classics

On a crisp mellow fall morning with coffee in hand, everybody's chattering about all the great cars at the show. FuelFed's last Coffee and Classics of the 2013 year turned out to be a low key, yet enjoyable event. With 35 or so classic cars in attendance,  all of them were detailed impeccably. Below is a sampling of the cars that showed up. Be sure 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

$10,000 Bugatti Detailing, Detailing a Bugatti, Bugatti, Maintaining a Bugatti, Cost of a Bugatti

A Contract That REQUIRES $10,000 Worth of Detailing EVERY Year

In the world of expenses, budgeting, and luxury items, we're all on different scales.  Everybody has expenses and everyone should be budgeting. However, luxury is relative. For me, a luxury purchase is a few pairs of Levi's every year. On the other hand, some choose to treat themselves to a Bugatti super car. We got wind of a rumor that among Read More

Car Care Products, Autumn, Colder Weather

What to Expect as Autumn Arrives

  The summer months are fading away and as we loom closer and closer to winter, we have the pleasant change of autumn to hold on to. In autumn we get to enjoy the cooler weather, the leaves changing color, and the holiday spirit in the air arriving.  Some of these changes can tarnish the look of your car. Being prepared and knowing what to Read More

Black Bentley Hood

Trip Down Luxury Lane (A Photo Blog)

Saturday Afternoon was spent on the streets of Chicago in shorts and a shirt. Feeling completely underdressed next to these cars, I took my pictures and walked away. Here is what I saw at Bentley Gold Coast in Chicago, IL. Read More

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The Detail: Tailgating

Whether you're a sports fan, a regular concert goer, or whatever other reason there might be, tailgating is a part of the American culture.  Heading out early to hang out in a parking lot with your friends is almost as fun (if not more) than the actual event.  There's food, games, drinks, and tons of people; what's not to like? One question Read More

Black Acura

The Detail: Back To School Edition

Fall's almost here and schools are in full swing... and I'm sure all of the parents out there know what that means. I'm talking, of course, about the endless war between children and the cleanliness of your car. I'm sure at one point or another, every one has experienced crumbs in seatbelt buckles, "art" filled windows, and a whole lot worse, but Read More