Cleaning Car Headliner

Cleaning Your Car’s Headliner

With Spring cleaning right around the corner, it's time to start thinking about cleaning the interior of your car after the long Winter. One of the areas most people don't even think to clean is their car's headliner. Often times cars will go years without getting it cleaned, and that's a shame given how easy it is to keep up. Whether you've got Read More

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Super Bowl Car Commercials

Cars and sports go together, well, like NASCAR. But that's not the point. Over the years Super Bowl Sunday has been riddled with car ads, enough so to make automotive manufactures the #1 advertisers for the big game. This is somewhat funny given the state of the U.S. auto industry, but with a strong 2011 it looks like we're in for another petrol Read More

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Removing Car Smells: Water Damage

Removing Moisture and Bacteria From Your Car Water damage can occur due to a number of reasons. Some of the more common occurrences include leaving a window or sunroof open during rain, flooding, and draining system leak. The moisture sits in the car, which is essentially a box with very few exit points for liquids, and can lead to molding, Read More

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Removing Car Smells: Spills and Stench

Removing Spill-caused Car Odors In a sense, our cars are an extension of our homes. We eat, drink, play, and occasionally even sleep in our four wheeled friends, but what do you do when your car starts to stink? Offensive odors can occur from just about anything, whether you spilled your lunch, your milk, or your coffee. These odors are generally Read More

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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

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Dressing or Conditioner?

The Facts About Which Your Car Prefers At first glance, a tire dressing and a tire conditioner might look like the exact same thing. Wrong. There are fundamental formulas at work that separate the two into completely different categories. In fact, one of those two isn't doing anything to promote your car's health. We see conditioners and dressings Read More

Modern Paint Care Workshop

Modern Paint Care Workshop: Recap

Everything from Clay Bar to Polishing for a Better Finish To us, paint care begins and ends with a solid process; Clean, Prep, Protect. It's our credo and it's a little known technique to a better finish. Basically, we teach and preach a complete process because no job is done after "cleaning." Prepping the surface for proper protection and 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 important as the microfiber waffle weave towel you use 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 car, here are five things you probably should 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 series of hood temperature tests on the hottest day of Read More