Waterspots on Ferrari

How To Avoid & Quickly Remove Waterspots

Spring brings rain and with it waterspots. So as not to fear the forecast, there are two ways you can protect yourself against the inevitable evaporation of rain on your (ideally) spotless car. Continue reading and see how two simple tips can keep you looking great even if the rain comes down. Read More

Preparing for spring detailing.

4 Ways To Prepare For Detailing Season

With Spring just around the corner, it's time to dust off the five gallon bucket and wash your microfiber towels; detailing season is almost here. Better weather increases the desire for a great looking car, and before you can achieve this you must first make sure you're ready for action and prepare for detailing season... Read More

SEMA SHOW 2013, Camaro

What Is Powder Coating?

Powder coating is the process by which a thermoplastic or thermoset powder is (in most cases) electrostatically applied to a metal surface on items such as rims, bicycles, motorcycles, and cars. Unlike more conventional painting methods, powder coating uses a dry powder—eliminating the need for solvents that are used to keep liquid coatings in Read More

red audi r8 wheel

How To Achieve Perfect Looking Tires

Keeping your tires looking rich and dark may seem like a chore at times, but one way of making sure you're getting the most out of your efforts is to make sure you're buying the right product. As you can imagine, selecting the best possible tire conditioner really has to do with what's in the bottle and less about how you use it—though this does Read More

SUPERBEETLE SEMASHOW

Matte Scratch Fever (Solving Scratches In Matte Paint)

Every so often I get an email from a concerned matte car owner asking about minor scratches in their paint—most of the time only visible from certain angles. If they had glossy paint the answer would be simple: a light hand polishing. But, as we've covered before, matte paint should not be polished. Read on for a more detailed look at matte paint Read More

Blue Porsche Turbo

New Year’s Resolutions: 8 Detailing Tips For A Spotless 2013

January marks a brand new year for detailing (and hopefully a great one for you)! The holidays are over and it's back to the grind, but now is not the time to forget about the appearance of your ride. We all have New Year's resolutions, and I'm suggesting proper car care be added to your list. A good looking car can brighten your year, and these 8 Read More

Bug Sponge Removing Bugs From car

How To Easily Remove Bug Guts

Caked on bug guts are gross. Everyone knows that, but not everyone knows the right way to remove them once they've covered your grille, bumper, and side mirrors. Fortunately for you, it's not all that complicated. It's actually quite easy, but if you don't know how, you may find yourself aggressively scrubbing the surface for no reason. Before you Read More

Black Porsche 911 Dr Beasleys

3 Small Changes For A Cleaner Car

Today it seems everyone's looking for that little extra when it comes to car care and detailing. Whether it's a little bit of shine or better looking leather, one thing's for sure, we like to get the most out of our detailing efforts regardless of the task. These 3 small additions to your routine will help your car look better than ever. Read More

Silver Mercedes AMG in the City

Downtown Detailing: Keeping Your Car Clean In A Major City

Lately I have received a number of questions regarding detailing from city-dwellers, most of which (whom?) show concern that there's really nowhere to detail if you don't have your own garage/driveway. If you live in a big city like Chicago, San Francisco, or New York then you probably understand that private garages are hard to come by, and come Read More

Polishing Decision Tree

Beginner’s Guide To Detailing: Polishing (Part 2)

So you know you need to polish and don't know where to start. You are not alone. When it comes to polishing, I can't stress enough how much that old idiom "better safe than sorry" comes in to play. Before we dive in, let me state that this article will demonstrate the right way to begin a polishing procedure and layout a clear plan of action for Read More