Microsuede, Alcantara, Dinamica, cleaning

Cleaning Microsuede: An Introduction

There are always fancy new materials being introduced into top of the line vehicles which end up being standard offerings in time. Lately, OEMs have been using microsuede on the interiors of their vehicles as a high-tech alternative to leather in luxury and performance vehicles. I fully expect the use of this material to spread similar to how we've Read More

Cars Parked at Night

My Petition To Make Detailing More Mainstream

A little about me: I really, really don't like dirty cars. So much so that when I step outside and see a dusty Mercedes, a little piece of me wants to bust out a bucket and wash it for whoever is neglecting it. I cannot blame the car owner, but rather the fact that the importance of detailing is not understood by the masses. Hopefully this simple Read More

1960's Black Shelby Cobra

How Often Should You Wash Your Car?

When most people hear the phrase "car care" they think one of two things: car wash or oil change. While auto manufacturers make it a point to tell you to swap out the oil every 3,000 - 5,000 miles, they don't really address the cosmetic health of your car. Naturally the question arises, "how often should I wash my car?" Unfortunately, most Read More

Matte Waxed

Why You Can’t Wax Matte Paint Finishes

Wax and matte paint are mortal enemies for one reason: wax gradually begins to reverse the 'flat' effect. Waxes are most commonly known as protection products that yield a shine, mostly because they're made of carnauba and filling ingredients. In basic speak, traditional waxes fill imperfections to create an even surface. Problem is, matte paint is Read More

Matte White Ferrari

Matte Paint Care Myths: DEBUNKED!

There's nothing in this world quite like allowing fact to bust the cap off mere theories. Believe me, in the detailing community, all sorts of nonsense churning out on the interwebs. Troll some detailing forums, you're guaranteed to see them - a whole muck of unadvised claims without much evidence to back it up. Still don't believe me? Well believe Read More

Waxing a Corvette

Top 5 Reasons You Should Wax Your Car

Most everyone has heard that it’s a good idea to regularly wax their car, but not everybody knows why. We get asked all the time what benefits people can gain by waxing their car, so we decided to post a few great reasons here for all to see. Read on to find out more… Read More