Archive for Car Maintenance – Page 2

Benefits to a Full Automotive Detail

After a long Utah winter, getting a full automotive detail feels a lot like a day at the spa—good for comfort and for looking great, but not always at the top of the priority list. Like a spa visit, it might seem like a car detail is a luxury or indulgence. In addition to the cost of it, it takes time out of your day … Read more...

April is National Car Care Month!

The Car Care Council has designated April as the official Car Care Month, which means now is a great time to re-consider your car care routine. The Car Care Council is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping car owners realize the importance of regular care, maintenance, and education when it comes to their vehicles—a thing we know from experience is great for making sure your … Read more...

Winter Maintenance Tips at the Car Wash

The car wash is a great place to take a survey of your vehicle to determine what kind of repairs, upgrades, and maintenance issues need to be taken care of. Because you’re already taking the time to attend to your car, it makes sense to take a quick peek under the hood or check the pressure of your tires. By building in your maintenance schedule … Read more...

Safety at the Car Wash

A car wash might not be as dangerous as a skydiving expedition or NASCAR race, but it’s not without its hazards. Anytime you come into contact with heavy machinery, water, and/or chemicals, it’s a good idea to take a moment and look at all the potential dangers. This is especially true if you have children or pets who will be accompanying you to the car … Read more...

How to Get Rid of Window Spots

One of the best parts about going through a car wash is how clean and shiny your car’s exterior is for days afterward. Every time you get in or out of your vehicle, you’re reminded all over again that a clean, polished car is the best car.

However, if you have water spots on your windows, you might find that a simple drive through the … Read more...

How to Keep an Odor-Free Car

Few things are worse than being trapped in a smelly vehicle for hours at a time. It doesn’t matter where your odors come from—almost anything can cause lingering smells that make your drive a misery. From pets and cigarettes to kids, spills, and even your work as a rideshare driver, the cause isn’t nearly as important as getting rid of it.

Fortunately, odors are rarely … Read more...

How to Clean and Care for Your Child’s Car Seat

Of all the germ-ridden places in your car, the biggest culprits are the keys, the steering wheel, and, if you have kids, the infant or toddler car seat. Nothing gathers crumbs and spills quite like a car seat, especially if you’re a busy parent on the go. French fries wedged in cracks, spoiled milk on the upholstery, and sticky fruit snacks are among the most … Read more...

Do I Need to Clean My Engine at the Car Wash?

Most of us know that regularly washing a car is a good way to keep it in great shape. Few things beat the feeling of driving a perfectly shiny vehicle out the gates, with a fresh coat of wax to keep you looking great for weeks to come.

But what about your engine? There’s no denying that the engine is doing most of the hard … Read more...

5 Must-Have Car Wash Items for Pet Owners

If you travel with a dog, cat, or other furry friend in the backseat of your car, chances are you’ve battled some pet hair in your lifetime. Nothing seems to catch on to upholstery and carpets quite like fur, and when you add things like dirt tracked in on paws or the occasional accident, things can quickly start to get messy.

That’s why we recommend … Read more...

Long-Term Effects of Skipping the Car Wash

There’s no denying that in this day and age, no one seems to have quite enough time to get everything on their to-do list done. We get it—we really do. With kids to chauffer around, meals to plan and cook, and a job to get to, the last thing you want to worry about is washing your car.

However, like taking your children to the … Read more...