Orange Jeep Wrangler Sport

7 Simple Ways to Keep Your Car Looking New

Often times we convince ourselves that the only way to get a new looking car is to either fully detail the vehicle or just…buy a new car. But keeping your car looking beautiful doesn't have to be nearly this time consuming or expensive. There a few small things you can do in between details to keep your car looking like it just rolled off the Read More

Red Chevy Camero RS

3 Easy Tips To Get Your Car Ready For The Car Show

For car fanatics, the summer months mean long cruises, countless hours in the garage, and frequent car shows. Whether you're entering a car in the show or just checking out the local flavors, there's a certain atmosphere at these events that unites people of all ages around these beautiful machines. You might find a hidden gem, like a 1963 Porsche Read More

1977 Datsun 280Z

The Secret To A Healthier Car

When it comes to detailing, it seems that everybody has their own opinion on proper technique, products, and usage. Competing ideas have unfortunately riddled the Internet with debate forums in which people argue over everything from the proper way to apply a wax, to how many microns thick their paintwork is. For enthusiasts everywhere, there's a Read More

1998 Ferrari F355 F1 GTS

How To Correctly Wash & Dry Your Car

There are few things that rival a Sunday drive in a freshly washed car. We have a relationship with our cars that runs deeper than appearance, but it’s hard to deny the feeling of cruising along the lake with the sun gleaming off of your hood. In some ways, driving a clean car can give us the confidence to actually feel good while driving. Read More

1977 Datsun 280Z

How To Wax Your Car Like A Pro

When it comes to waxing, the goal is a deep, brilliant, and lustrous shine that brings out your car’s natural beauty. What the back label of a simple wax product won’t tell you is that in order to achieve that high-depth shine, you’ve got to prepare the surface correctly. Proper preparation will help prevent swirls or minor scratching, while also Read More

Custom Matte Chevy Pickup Truck

Taking Care of Matte Paint Finishes

Matte Car Care Products available now! So it seems our friend David Beckham has made a new purchase. Good for him. Recently he bought this brand new Chevy Camaro SS with a custom matte gray paint job. Sweet car, but he may not realize that he won't be able to take care of it like he would a regular car. See, matte paint can't be waxed and needs Read More

2002 Black Porsche Turbo

A Clean Car = Better MPG

It may be overlooked, but the appearance of your car can actually effect it's miles per gallon. When it comes to aerodynamics, a waxed or clean car will allow air to move freely across the surface (less resistance). Unlike a clean surface, a dirty car limits the amount of airflow, causing increased friction and less MPG. Unfortunately, we didn't Read More

WhiteInternational Truck

Spring Detailing Tips & Essentials

Yes, it's about that time. Salt stains and swirl marks beware - spring is on its way. It's amazing what a cool 50 degree February day in Chicago will have you thinking, but a clean car is just one. In preparation for the warmer months, the time has come to bust the car out of the garage, scrub her down, and get her ready to shine. Spring detailing Read More

Grey Land Cruiser in Snow

Beating the Blizzard

Soo...it snowed a little here in Chicago this week. Between 65+ mph wind gusts, 6 ft snow drifts, and a lack of snow plows, traveling around the city has been a little tough these past few days. (The hundreds of drivers who were stranded on Lake Shore Drive can probably attest)  Luckily, here at Dr. Beasley's we have a couple of old Toyota Read More

Convertible in the Shade

Why You Should Be Doing It In The Shade

"Always wax your car in the shade, out of direct sunlight" If you've ever waxed a car then I'm sure you've heard this before. Every different wax product I've ever used has had something similar to this on the label. In fact, you could hear a dozen different tips for waxing a car from a dozen different sources, but every one of them worth their Read More