Sap on White Audi

A Day in the Life of a Professional Detailer: May 31, 2011

For most of us, the day after Memorial Day means a food-coma and a long day at work. For a professional detailer it means new surprises, new projects, and dirty cars. This Tuesday, May 31, wasn't much different. What started off as a beautiful day in Chicagoland swiftly turned into a car wash frenzy. 8AM and the garage of Simon's Shine Shop was Read More

Red Volkswagon Jetta in the Snow

Dirty Car Contest Winner

Congratulations, Katie! Katie and her red VW, out of Chicago, have won our Dirty Car Contest! Katie will receive a plethora of prizes for entering, including: Concours Showroom Shine from Simon's Shine Shop Dr. Beasley's First Aid Kit Dr. Beasley's Formula 1201 Read More

Water Damaged Carpet Removed

Top 8 Detail Fixes of 2010

With the help of Simon's Shine Shop, Chicago's premier hand car wash and auto detailing shop, we've compiled a list of our Top Auto Detail Fixes of 2010. All stories listed are actual experiences from customers at Simon's. If you have similar stories or want to share your detail experiences, feel free to do so by commenting on this post! Read More

End Product

A Paintwork Correction Outline

The process of refreshing and restoring the exterior paintwork of a car can be quite extensive. As an example, I’ll be briefly walking you through the process on a blue Corvette that we detailed at our sister company, Simon’s Shine Shop. Using only the highest quality products, an outline such as this is essential in learning to preserve and Read More