5 Reasons We Use Optimum No Rinse Wash & Shine (ONR)

There’s nothing better than the sight of your brand new car glistening in the sun, but there’s nothing worse than realizing that shiny new paint job is now a dull mess because you used a cheap cleaner! While there are many good brands of car cleaner out there, at Details Matter we use Optimum No Rinse Wash & Shine (ONR) and here are the 5 reasons why. 1. It’s Versatile Optimum No Rinse is an all-purpose car cleaner. From washing the … Read More

Tips For Protecting Your New Ferrari and Exterior and Interior

Owning a brand new Ferrari is a matter of great pride and joy, but also of concern. You’ve just made a huge investment and you want to protect it. Here are some tips for protecting your new Ferrari’s exterior and interior surfaces: Paint Protection Package vs Ceramic Coating Most car dealerships offer a paint protection package for new cars to protect their exteriors. The package can include products like Permaplate and Cilajet, which are polymer sealants designed to provide a protective … Read More

Are Your Tires Turning Brown? That’s Tire Blooming!

Living in Florida means you get a lot of hot, humid, sunny weather with frequent rains. Naturally, this type of weather takes a toll on your car. You may have noticed a layer of brown covering your ordinarily black tires when your car has been out of the garage for long periods of time. We see this phenomenon frequently in our detailing service. That’s tire blooming. We explain what it is and how to clean and protect your tires below. … Read More

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 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

5 Benefits of Ceramic Paint Coating for Cars

You just drove your new sports car off the lot, it looks amazing – and you want to keep it that way! The auto detailing industry has known great advances over the years, and the newest innovation in the field is the adoption of Nano-Coating to provide the best protection for car exteriors and interiors. Ceramic paint coatings for cars are helping vehicles maintain their showroom shine! As one of the best ceramic coating installers in the industry, Details Matter offers … Read More

Professional Detailing vs. The Bucket Brigade

If you have ever looked for someone to detail your car you know there is no shortage of “detailers” out there. Everything from brick and mortar establishments to a guy with a bucket and sponge in the trunk of his car. Detailing is an easy profession to get into. There is no official license, such as those for general contractors. There is no governing body to oversee detailers to ensure they are legit. There are thousands of people with little … Read More

An Introduction to Paint Coatings

There are many good automotive paint protection and paint coating products on the market. Typically, the industry recognizes 3 different types of paint protection; Carnauba Wax Synthetic Wax/Polymer Sealant Paint Coatings/Nano-Coatings First There Was Carnauba Wax For many years people used a Carnauba Wax product to protect their vehicles. Waxes look good and offer some protection from the elements. Where waxes fall short is durability and length of protection. Typically, Carnauba Wax will last up to 2 – 3 months. … Read More