Archive for Car Wash

Top Tips for Quick and Easy Bug Removal

Few things can make a car look dirtier than unsightly bug splats. It doesn’t matter whether you’ve just returned from a long road trip or if you drove down the highway at dusk—bugs have a way of leaving their mark. While regular car washes will help keep the bug carcasses to a minimum, you typically have to do more than spray them off. If you … Read more...

How a Car Wash Can Prevent Paint Scratches

Most people know that a car wash is a great way to get rid of visible dirt and make your vehicle shine, but did you also know that it can also reduce the likelihood of scratches in your paint job? When washed regularly using the right tools, your car can look its best and maintain its value for years to come. Here’s how.

Lingering Dirt

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5 Most Important Times to Detail

Most car experts agree that full auto detailing should be done about two to three times a year (similar to how often you get your oil changed), but this number can vary depending on what your car is used for and how often you’re in it. If you’re on the fence about getting your car detailed, we suggest you consider these five situations when a … Read more...

How to Clean Tinted Car Windows

Tinted car windows are great at ensuring your privacy, reducing glare while you drive, and keeping UV damage from fading your interior, but they also come with a few extra cleaning steps. If your tinted windows are a part of the car itself (provided by the manufacturer and built into the glass), then you can clean them much the same way you would any other … Read more...

When to Hand Wash Your Car – Automatic vs. DIY

There are cases to be made for the benefits of both the automatic car wash and a more hands-on approach (achieved either at home or in a car wash bay). For example, when you’re in a hurry and need a quick clean that doesn’t require you to exit the vehicle, a quick stop by the automatic car wash is your best bet. However, when you’re … Read more...

Best Ways to Care for Leather Seats and Interiors

Nothing makes a car look and feel as luxurious as leather seats and interiors. Not only does it tend to be a more expensive material to begin with, but it requires regular care and maintenance—both signs that you care about your vehicle and want to maintain its value for as long as possible. When well cared for, leather seats can last for decades, growing softer … Read more...

How to Clean and Detail Aluminum Wheels

Most wheels on today’s vehicles are made of an aluminum alloy, which is lightweight, strong, and heat-resistant—all things you want in something you drive on every day. When they’re new or polished, these types of wheels can look very attractive, since they’re also designed to be low-maintenance. However, over time, dirt and debris from the road can cake on and leave your wheels looking dingy. … Read more...

Winter Tire Care Tips

Winter is one of the hardest seasons on a car, and winters here in Salt Lake City can be especially rough on vehicles. Snow, sleet, frost, and freezing temperatures can all work together to damage your car’s exterior, especially in vulnerable areas like the rubber of your tires. Although parking in a garage or under covered parking can go a long way in reducing the … Read more...

Dos and Don’ts at the Car Wash

When you’re at the car wash, safety, efficiency, and a sparkling-clean finish should be your top three goals. To help you accomplish this, we’ve pulled together a list of car wash dos and don’ts that will make your next visit the best it can be.

Things to Do at the Car Wash

  • Dress Appropriately: We know this sounds like a pretty unimportant step, but if
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Reaching those Hard-to-Clean Areas in Your Car

No matter how many times you take your car through the car wash or vacuum out the interior, there are going to be those tricky, hard-to-reach areas doing their best to slow you down. A single car has an average of 30,000 different parts, so it’s no wonder that a few of them are more difficult to clean than others.

The next time you drive … Read more...