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A Black Car’s Worst Nightmare

Automatic Car Washes, Scratches, and that "Hot Wax" It's no secret that hand washes are better than automatic car washes. Time spent washing is directly related to the quality of car your car is getting; hand car washes are a natural option, but why? Ever wonder what's really going on in an Read More

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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 Read More

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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 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 Read More

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Remove Bugs From Your Car

Kiss Bug Splats Goodbye If you have driven a car, chances are you know what happens to the front of a car after driving a long distance. For some reason, no matter where we drive, bugs seem to magnetize to the front of our cars as if they were covered in fly paper. People everywhere understand that Read More

Cyclo Model 5 Polisher

Cyclo Model 5 Polisher Review

The Most Effective Orbital in Detailing For over 50 years, the Cyclo name has been trusted to product quality, durable, and effective polishing machines. The company began with the motivation to produce polishing machines for airplanes in the military. What makes this polisher different is its Read More

How to Use a Clay Bar

One Big Clay Bar Guide

How To Use a Clay Bar Effectively, Safely, and Correctly Clay bars might seem insignificant if you've never heard of it before, but to the car care enthusiast, clay is more than a 100 gram bar of art supply. It's been in the detailing field for a number of years and has become a necessity to any Read More

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5 Common Detailing Mistakes

Tips from a Professional Detailer Much like life, when you're detailing a car there are common mistakes that come up all too often. Luckily, enthusiasts have various resources to get tips and advice from, such as articles, publications and even professionals. I sat down with our CEO and IDA Read More

Spiderweb Scratches on Black Car

Why Is My Car’s Paint Cracking?

The Facts Behind Spider Webbing and Dry Paintwork If you've owned a car for a long time, chances are you've noticed some aging, especially in relation to your paint. This happens over time, but it's important to understand why this happens and how to prevent it. Small cracks, light spider webbing, Read More

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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