All things considered, there's really one reason most people detail their car, and that's to have it looking as if it were brand new. Whether you're a wash-every-week person or a casual waxer, it's always a good feeling when your car turns heads. Read past the break to find out how to keep your car looking great and standing out from the crowd.
The other day I was getting into one of the trucks we use here at the shop and when I looked down I noticed the tires were covered in reddish/brown blotches and tons of dirt and dust. It’s a big truck with big tires so it’s tough not to notice that sort of thing. Anyway, I was reminded of an article we posted a couple of months ago about taking
The goal of detailing, regardless of what you're driving (or riding), is to make your vehicle look better than it did before and keep it healthy. Tied to this is the idea that we want our hard work to pay off much longer than just a few days. This is true whether detailing motorcycles or cars, but attaining a perfect-looking bike is a much
Cars in certain climates require special detailing regimens to stay looking good. In drier areas, that problem is largely dust. Places like San Jose, Fresno, San Diego, Austin, and Albuquerque (just to name a few) have a lot of filthy cars for this very reason. Dust poses massive issues regarding paint care, so here's why you need to take
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.
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...
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
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
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
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