Waterspots on Ferrari

How To Avoid & Quickly Remove Waterspots

Spring brings rain and with it waterspots. So as not to fear the forecast, there are two ways you can protect yourself against the inevitable evaporation of rain on your (ideally) spotless car. Continue reading and see how two simple tips can keep you looking great even if the rain comes down. 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 procedure and layout a clear plan of action for Read More

Blue Clay Bar in Tin

What Grade of Clay Bar Should I Use?

When shopping for a clay bar, nothing matters more than what grade you select. Each grade is equally useful, just in different ways. Depending on the contaminants in or on your paint (overspray, debris, sap, environmental fallout), you may need a more agressive grade of clay, but, as you'll soon read, most car owners will be okay with a fine or Read More

Machine Polisher on Black Paint

Top 5 Reasons For Polishing Your Car

If you've ever asked yourself (or Google) why you should polish your car and aren't too sure, this article is for you. The following five examples are in no way absolute "should polish" situations, but are the most popular reasons that we detailers polish cars. Every car owner will have their own opinion on when they like to polish or how often Read More

Claying a Black Car

Beginner’s Guide To Detailing: Claying

To continue our Beginner's Guide to Detailing, today I'll be discussing the wonderful world of clay. If you haven't heard of claying (aka clay bar treatment), it's basically a process in which you remove embedded contaminants from your car's clear coat. It's one of the most widely used car care practices, and for a number of good reasons. This Read More

Polishing Red Chevy Impala

The Over Polishing Problem

Every industry has its own quirks, but car care and detailing is fairly unique in that we deal with probably the second most expensive possession someone will purchase aside from their house. Sure, for some this isn't an issue... but for the vast majority of us, it sure as hell is. We want our vehicles to last a long time and look good until we Read More

The Two Bucket Method

The 2 Bucket Car Wash System

When washing your car, safety should always be a top priority. You can never be too cautious with your paint finish, as even an unnoticeable flake of debris could potentially damage the surface. While protecting your paint puts you at an added advantage, there is one clear way to improve your car wash: The 2 Bucket System. As you'll see, one bucket Read More

Automatic Car Wash

Breaking Down The Automatic Car Wash

Okay, so first things first - breaking down an automatic car wash is extremely simple. It's a machine full of twirling brushes, spitting foam, pressurized water, rollers to move the car forward (and damage your rims), and a giant blowdryer to top it all off. Sounds terrible. But to make it a bit more real.. take a peak at this video as I go over Read More

Carnauba Wax

The Acidic Truth About Carnauba Wax

If you wax your car, I'd be willing to bet that 80% of the time you're using either a liquid or paste carnauba wax. What if I were to tell you that the positives of carnauba wax might not outweigh the negatives? You see, wax is used to protect your car's paint, but what happens to carnauba overtime might actually be hurting your finish. How can Read More

Paint Sealant vs Wax

Paint Sealant vs. Carnauba

Recently I came under fire for being biased toward paint sealants. My rebuttal... so what? It makes perfect sense. It not only puts your car at an obvious advantage, but it almost replaces the need for carnauba entirely. I understand quality is a major piece of the puzzle when classifying paint protection products, so for the rest of this Read More