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Top 10 Detailing Posts Of 2012

2012 was a big year for us here at Dr. Beasley’s. We detailed a lot of cars, wrote a lot of articles, went to our first SEMA Show, and got the opportunity to talk to a lot of our loyal readers. Anyway, we've decided to share with you the most trafficked posts on Behind the Detail in 2012. I'll rank Read More

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 More

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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 Read More

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 Read More

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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 Read More

Detailing in a big 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 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 Read More

How To Remove The Smoke Smell From A Car

Whether you've kicked the habit or purchased a used car from a smoker, the smell of cigarette smoke can be tough to deal with. Fortunately, there are three steps you can take to remove the stench. Removing the smoke smell from your car isn't a light task, and may require professional assistance Read More

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The Secret To Longer Lasting Wax Applications

Considering paste waxes are the most commonly used from of temporary paintwork protection, wouldn't it be great if the visible benefits of an application lasted longer than just a few weeks? Aside from swapping out your carnauba for a longer lasting paint sealant, there's one quick step you can take Read More

Benefits of using a glass sealant.

Top 3 Benefits Of Using A Glass Sealant

As far as protecting automotive finishes goes, windows don't get all that much love. For whatever reason, many people leave their windshields and windows bare of protection, but this can lead to some serious problems. When all is said and done, sealing your windows provides a number of benefits not Read More