Tesla Windshield

Auto Glass Cleaners vs. Household Glass Cleaners

Safety & Clarity With The Right Glass Cleaner We hear people ask all the time which type of glass cleaner they should use. Essentially, does using a car specific glass cleaner make a difference? In short, yes. Car specific cleaners are formulated differently than most household cleaners, and are the natural choice when detailing your car. You Read More

Matte Black Saab Being Cleaned

Matte Paint Care Guide

The Products Behind Preserving Matte Paint Finishes If you own a matte car then you know how confusing it used to be to care for your paintwork without proper products. Until now there has been an absence of quality detailing products for those with unique matte finishes, but that has changed. You've heard you can't wax and you've heard you can't Read More

Car Paint Oxidation on Brown Volvo

Paint Cleaning To Remove Oxidation

Two Ways To Reverse Fading and Discoloration Throughout the life of a vehicle, its paint is exposed to countless environmental contaminants. These contaminants, such as acid rain, UV rays and more, are natural and are always present. Properly protecting your car is the best way to prevent these problems, but what if they've already occurred? Read More

Orange BMW Hood

Need A Wax?

Signs You Need To Wax Your Car You always hear "wax four times a year" with the seasons, but what if your car needs a wax between then? How do you know you need a wax? It's fairly simple actually. It's important to understand that the seasonal waxing approach is just advice; there are plenty of problematic situations that your car will run into Read More

Land Cruiser Tire Close Up

Dressing or Conditioner?

The Facts About Which Your Car Prefers At first glance, a tire dressing and a tire conditioner might look like the exact same thing. Wrong. There are fundamental formulas at work that separate the two into completely different categories. In fact, one of those two isn't doing anything to promote your car's health. We see conditioners and dressings Read More

Matte BMW M5 GT Haus

Green Car Care Tips

Respecting The Environment While Cleaning Your Car Today it seems as if the majority of the world has turned their eco-friendly light on. You'll see "green" candles, "green" wine bottles, and now "green" car care products. This isn't brand new, but it's being taken to another level now that process is playing a bigger role. Conscious changes to Read More

1999 Grey Ferrari 550 Maranello Leather

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

White Car With Soap

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 towel you use Read More

Red Ferrari Testarossa

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

Paint Temperature

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 the hottest day of Read More