Chalkboard Car Driving

The Chalkboard Car: A Work Of Art

Thinking of a way to make your old car stand out? We came across an interesting article the other day that featured a car that was recently painted in chalkboard paint. So this got us thinking - how exactly would you care for this kind of car? 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

Orange BMW Hood

Need A Wax?

Signs You Need To Wax Your Car You always hear "wax four times a year" with the seasons, but what if your car needs a wax between then? How do you know you need a wax? It's fairly simple actually. It's important to understand that the seasonal waxing approach is just advice; there are plenty of problematic situations that your car will run into 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, and hairline fractures make paint unappealing and 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

Scratch Cross Section

Surface Science: Car Scratches

As any driver knows, surface scratches plague the visual aesthetics of a car's paint job. They make a paint finish look dull and neglected, and in some cases can cause the need for repainting. What most everyday drivers don't know is that there is a science behind scratches, and removing them isn't as easy as a simple wax or machine buff makes it Read More

Blue MG

Paintwork Correction or Paintwork Preservation?

A car’s paintwork is like its skin, its face, its essence. A car’s beauty often leans against the quality of its paint job and is often the first cause of criticism. Keeping the everyday car’s paint looking like new is a tough job, but there is certainly a way of going about correcting, preserving, and protecting a car’s paintwork. Knowing the Read More