Jim Lafeber At Ales And Details

Recapping Ales & Details

Last Friday, Dr. Beasley's and Simon's Shine Shop (in partnership with Midwest Performance Cars and Haymarket Brewery) hosted their first ever "Ales & Details" workshop. What's Ales & Details? It's detailing and craft beers, together at last! If you need more explanation beyond that, read our preview from last week. And if Read More

Ales and Details

Ales & Details Workshop and Beer Tasting

At Dr. Beasley's we're always looking for ways to support the car enthusiast community here in Chicago. So when John Neurauter of Haymarket Brewery brought his new car into Simon's Shine Shop, we instantly saw an opportunity to bring together the worlds of beer and car care. No, we're not packaging our car Read More

Masking tape for cars

How To Mask A Car When Detailing

Half of what makes a skilled detailer is being prepared for the task at hand, and part of that preparation means knowing how to mask a car with tape.  Skip this step and you could end up wasting your time, or worse, damaging the vehicle. So in this blog, we'll go over why you should tape off sensitive Read More

Dr. Beasley's at Road America

The Coolest Cars at Road America’s 2018 MAMA Spring Rally

Yesterday Dr. Beasley's was at the legendary Road America track in scenic Elkhart Lake, WI to attend the 2018 MAMA Spring Rally. Every year the Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA) partners with Road America and OEMs like Dodge, Ford, Chrysler, Hyundai, and many more to provide journalists with an opportunity to test drive their Read More

Glass Serum Repels Water

Why You Need A Ceramic Coating For Your Car’s Glass

Now that we're in the thick of spring storm season and summer showers are coming up, it's important to remember just how essential having a ceramic coating for vehicle glass is.  A quick refresher on this technology: ceramic coatings are nanostructured barriers with protective properties, ranging from hydrophobicity to UV Read More

A Quick Look At The Dr. Beasley’s Authorized Detailer Program

If you follow Dr. Beasley's on social media, you've probably read a thing or two about the Authorized Detailer Program we've been rolling out this past month. So what is this program, and why should professional detailers apply?  Basically, it's our way of approving professional detailers that want to advertise their services as Read More

Autogeek Detail Fest 2018 Recap

What a weekend! Just a few days ago the Dr. Beasley's team arrived home safe in Chicago from the balmy climate of West Palm Beach, Florida. Why were we there? The 13th Annual Autogeek Detail Fest, aka Detail Fest 2018!  This was our second year attending Detail Fest, so we knew we had really bring our A-game. Thankfully, we were successful. Read More

Lexus RC F in Nebula Grey

Lexus Announces Matte Finish That Can Survive An Automatic Car Wash

When Lexus announced the 2019 GS F and RC F 10th anniversary special editions yesterday, the real bit of news was buried in the fourth paragraph of the press release: these cars will not only feature Lexus' first factory matte finish since the LFA supercar, but said matte finish will be "durable enough for the rigors of everyday use, Read More

Dr. Beasley’s Coating Kits: What They Are, What They Do

Dr. Beasley's car care philosophy has always been this: If it's part of your car, it's worth protecting. That's why we've developed ceramic car coating systems for not just your paint, but for every surface on your car imaginable. We've got kits for your glass, headlights, plastic trim, you name it. Of course, with all these Read More

Detailing Safety Tips From Dr. Beasley’s

Safety tips? What is this, high school chemistry? Wrong. It's Detailing 101! While detailing may not seem like an inherently dangerous activity, it does present a set of safety concerns that should be addressed by newcomers and veterans alike. In our detailing safety tips, we'll take a look at what protection you should have, what you should know Read More