Polish, Buff, How To

How to Avoid Polishing a Car

The title of this article may throw you for a loop. I understand. When you see a car that has some issues, your first instinct may be to grab a tool and go fix it. The only issue with that is that you're being extremely aggressive with your car's paint when you do that. As a result of using your machine buffer, something going to give, and it's 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

Red Corvette Being Waxed

Top 5 Threats to Your Wax’s Longevity

Wouldn't it be great if you could magically make that layer of wax last, oh, I don't know... three years? How amazing would it be to achieve the best durability and never lose that freshly applied shine? While it'd sure be awesome, the truth is there are other factors gunning for the downfall of your freshly bonded protection layer - some that are Read More

Yellow Lamborghini Close Up

The New ‘Wash & Wax’

In the past, washing and waxing your car by hand probably meant a good hour or so of time spent detailing. If you opted for a paint sealant, tack a few more hours on for bonding and cure time. While washing and waxing has pretty much been unchanged for as long as the industry has been around, I'm going to show you an innovative alternative that can Read More

Layering Car Wax on Blue Aston Martin

Layering Waxes

Maybe you've heard of the practice, maybe you haven't. Either way, layering waxes is widely used throughout the cosmetic car care world, and for plenty of reasons. The main two? Shine and protection. That said, all layering is not created equal. You'll soon see that the product(s) you choose make all the difference, but at the end of the day there 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