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The Detail: Impressing A Client

To kick off our latest blog series, The Detail, I'll be showing you how to impress a client with a clean car. One of the worst things you can do is tarnish your reputation because your car is a pigsty. Cleaner is always better, and luckily we're on your side. These tips are quick, easy improvements Read More

Black Fiskar Karma Being Washes

The Limitations Of Washing A Car

Today I overheard a story about a customer at a local hand wash who was unhappy with her car wash. After the wash she pointed out a small area behind the rear wheel well - a spec or two of tar. Exclaiming that she could remove the tar with her fingernail, the Foreman replied, "We don't wash cars Read More

Matte Mercedes C63 AMG

Clear Bra On Matte?

Earlier today we had a blog comment asking about clear bra on matte paint. The big question - will a traditional glossy clear bra appear reflective? The short answer is yes, but take a look for yourself... As you can see, the area covered in clear bra is reflective - notice the reflection of the Read More

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An Update On BMW Frozen Paint Care

A few months ago we did a response to BMW's first matte paint care video for their signature "Frozen" paint jobs. If you recall, we liked the video, but they did get a few things wrong regarding matte paint care. Most importantly they made matte paint seem tough to care for and extremely fragile, Read More

Drying a Classic Car

The Detail: Introduction

Today I'm pleased to announce a new series where Behind the Detail will actually be going behind the detail in various car care situations. Whether that means detailing for a road trip, to impress a client, or after a night on the town with your friends, our plan is to share the knowledge you need Read More

Matte Mercedes C63 AMG Black Series

How To Care For A Matte Car In Winter

No matter the finish, caring for a car in winter requires a solid understanding of car care. Winter typically means snow, sleet, salt and, of course, a dirtier car, so naturally there's some concern for matte car owners. How does the finish hold up? Will it be ruined? The list goes on, but I'm here Read More

How to Not Fix Clear Coat

How You Shouldn’t Fix Clear Coat Issues

Every time I go to YouTube something seems to catch my eye. After trolling for a few minutes this morning, I found this - a home remedy for fixing a damaged clear coat. Let's be honest, this is not the way to go about restoring your car's clear coat. Here's why... Read More