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Why You Should Coat Your Paint Protection Film

If you know anything about caring for your car's paint, you know that no matter what you do, driving your car around is going to inevitably result in some minuscule rock getting kicked up and scratching your paint. What can you do? Coatings are a worthy option, but some want a little more peace Read More

Carbon fiber

Wet vs. Dry Carbon Fiber, Revisited

Just a little over three and half years ago we ran a blog post on the differences between dry and wet carbon fiber. Thanks to one intrepid commenter, however, we discovered that while we got most things right, there were some aspects of the analysis that weren't entirely accurate. Let's Read More

Flashing: How To Look For It When Coating Your Car

If you're planning to use our Nano-Resin Kit or another ceramic coating on your car, you've likely encountered the word "flashing". While the directions may explain what "flashing" is and what to look for, it can still be difficult to know exactly when flashing has Read More

Revisiting “Why Chamois Are A Sham”

In 2012 we published a blog post entitled "Why Chamois Are A Sham". In this blog we advised against using chamois, instead recommending microfiber towels. The reasons provided focused generally on chamois' lack of knap and its difficulty to maintain. Since then, we've had a good number of Read More

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Combating The Salt Assault: What You Need To Know

Road salt has long been the bane of car owners in areas with snowy winters. No matter what you do, it has a way of covering your entire vehicle, making your pride and joy look like utter trash. Why do we even use the stuff? Simple chemistry. Salt lowers the melting point of water, Read More

BMW with PlasmaCoat, carnauba wax outdated

Why Carnauba Wax is Outdated & Coatings Are King

  “Wax on, wax off,” instructs Mr. Miyagi to his young protege.  At the time The Karate Kid was filmed (1984), carnauba wax was king. But the times, they are a-changing. Nowadays, coatings are king of the block. Today, we examine the rise and fall of carnauba wax and discuss why Read More

Detailing Your Car's Matte and Glossy Images With Dr. Beasley's Blog

Detailing Your Car’s Matte & Glossy Finishes

First of all, detailing your car's matte and glossy finishes is not as complicated as you think. For starters, you’ve got a brand new Dodge Challenger, and you can’t wait to show off the eye-catching matte hood and shiny gloss side panels. But because your car has both matte and glossy panels, Read More