Clay Bar

Clay Bar vs. Paint Cleanser

With Spring quickly perking up, the time has come to witness the condition of your car's post-winter (or post-storage) paint finish. Chances are you're looking at a cloudy, splotchy, just plain unsightly surface - am I right? Some have it worse than others, but one thing's for sure... when spring comes around it's time to think about reinstating Read More

Chamois On BMW Hood

Why Chamois Are A Sham

Recently an acquaintance of mine, for no particular reason, gifted me a chamois (sort of a weird gift, but whatever). Now, I’m not a fan of chamois, and I don’t recommend them. So while it was a thoughtful gift, I won’t be using it. Below I’ll break down why, and how you could save yourself a few headaches by skipping the chamois as well. Read More

1960's Rolls Royce Leather Seat

Removing Ink Marks from Leather

It happens to the best of us, and more often than you'd think. Pens and leather seats just don't mesh, and removing the ink stain can be somewhat confusing if you don't have the right leather care products handy. It can also give you a bit of a headache if you're searching around the internet for the "proper" procedure. Hopefully the confusion ends Read More

2007 Grey Ferrari 612 Scaglietti

Pros and Cons of Clear Bra Paint Protection Film

Basically speaking, an automotive clear bra is basically a plastic wrap for potentially damageable regions of your car - lower fascia, side mirrors, rocker panels, and basically any surface facing directly toward the front/bottom of the car. The main use for a clear bra is, of course, to protect these areas from road debris that might kick up on Read More

Cleaning Vomit From Car

Remove Vomit & Odor from Your Car

Ah, St. Patty's day! It's coming quickly, and if you're someone in a relatively populous area that has even a wee bit of Irish heritage, you know what kind of party March 17th is. So what's this have to do with car care? Designated drivers + packed cars + notorious drinking holiday = vomit. If you've never been fortunate enough to drive drunk Read More

Carnauba Wax

The Acidic Truth About Carnauba Wax

If you wax your car, I'd be willing to bet that 80% of the time you're using either a liquid or paste carnauba wax. What if I were to tell you that the positives of carnauba wax might not outweigh the negatives? You see, wax is used to protect your car's paint, but what happens to carnauba overtime might actually be hurting your finish. How can Read More

Black BMW Being Clayed

Time to Clay?

As the seasons gradually shift again, Spring (and cleaning) is right around the corner. For some this is dreaded, but for the car enthusiast, it's time to shine. Now if you roll your car out of storage, throw a quick layer of wax on and hit the road, you're probably going to run into some cosmetic problems in the near future that will take away Read More

Car Glaze on Black Ferrari

What You Need to Know About Glazes

In the world of exterior car care, glazes tend to be lumped into the polishes categories and in some cases waxes - neither is really correct. In fact, a glaze is often considered "optional" during paintwork procedures, but can be the difference between a wet looking shine and a dullish shine. So where do glazes fall? Directly after polishing, Read More

Behind the Detail Logo

Your Detailing Problems Solved

While we try to address detailing issues that every car owner can relate to, we can't always predict what your car is going through. In an effort to share our wealth of industry experience, we encourage you to submit your detailing questions to MyTeam! All submissions will be answered on our blog because as you know... if you're asking, there's a Read More

Clay Bar On Glass?

Chances are you've heard of claying your car's paintwork to remove embedded contaminants, debris, and things like overspray and sap. That is, however, not the only use for this nifty little tool. You can use clay on glass to remove similar things, too. You can also clay your wheels, but we'll get into that another time. For now, let's take a look Read More