Is Your Detailer a Member of the IDA?

Over the years, as customer demand for car detailing grew, more and more players joined the industry to cash in on the demand. Many of the new detailers had very little idea about the actual work of car detailing and often ended up doing more harm to cars than good. The Need For IDA There was a very clear need to set a certain standard of performance that car detailing companies could aspire to in order to provide the customer … Read More

Avoid These 10 Things if you Want to Keep Your Car Looking Like New

Your automobile is an investment that must be kept in good condition. You want to keep the exterior paint clean and unblemished. There are several ways to protect car paint and keep it in prime condition. Some of these are common sense and some take a little extra effort but are worth it. Following these tips will help you keep your car looking like new longer. 10 Things to Avoid to Keep Your Car Looking Like New Shopping carts are a major … Read More

How to Prevent Water Spots on Car Windows

Water spots are a frequent problem for car owners. There’s something particularly infuriating about getting your car freshly cleaned only to have the spots reappear within days. It’s nearly impossible to prevent water spots on your car windows, however, you can take steps to avoid the source of water spots and try to minimize them residue that water leaves behind. Understanding Water Spots Before treating them, first you need to understand the nature of water spots. The source of the problem … Read More

The Best Way to Repair Car Paint Chips

My car’s paint is chipped. What’s the best way to repair it? One of the most common questions we get is from car owners who notice that their car’s paint is chipped. They want to know the best way to repair car paint chips. They often wonder if they can do it themselves or if they should have the chipped paint repaired professionally. Car paint was never designed to last forever. On a daily basis, it is assaulted by environmental … Read More

How to Protect Your Car & Paint From Florida Weather

Florida’s tropical climate often seems idyllic to visitors, who rave about the cool summer breeze wafting the scent of the ocean into the mainland, while regular rainfall keeps the temperature from growing too hot or cold. Unfortunately, the effect of so much humidity and salty air on your car is far from idyllic. Let’s talk about some of the grim effects that Florida’s weather can have on vehicles: Salty Air If you live near the Space Coast or spend a … Read More

Protecting Your New Luxury Car

You’ve just dropped $50,000 on a new luxury car. It looks pristine – shiny paint, gleaming rims, and spotless windshield. And, of course, the interior has that new car smell. You want to keep it looking brand new for as long as you own it. Is that even possible? Yes, it is, but you’ll need to do a few things right away to ensure that the environment, road debris, UV rays, weather, and careless individuals don’t ruin your car’s factory … Read More

Removing Tough Contaminants With a Clay Bar

It’s not always possible to remove every type of contaminant from the surface of a car using only water and soap. After washing and drying your car, put a plastic sandwich bag over your hand and touch the surface of the car. If the paint feels rough, it’s because there are contaminants fused to its surface that water alone cannot remove. To remove the more difficult class of contaminants from car surfaces, clay bars are often used. A clay bar is … Read More

How Can I Remove the Water Spots From my Car’s Finish?

One common issue we see in our professional detailing service is the presence of water spots on the car’s surface. Improper methods of removing water spots often result in swirls and scratches. Let’s look at ways to properly remove water spots from a car. Water spots are broadly divided into different categories. While roughly the same steps are followed for treating different types of water spots, some special steps need to be taken to deal with more persistent types of spots. … Read More

What Car Wax Does And Does Not Do To Protect Your Car

Car wax has been a staple in the car care industry for a long time. The first product of its kind was invented in 1800 in a small German village to protect the lacquer-like paint that was applied to horse carriages. It was made from animal fats. What Car Wax Does Wax technology has undergone many advancements over the years. The best car waxes can offer a brilliant, deep shine while protecting your car’s paint from minor environmental hazards. In … Read More