Archive for Car Waxing

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...

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...

How to Tell When Your Car Needs to be Waxed

There are many reasons to regularly wax your car. It looks good, it repels water, and it increases your car value over time. It also protects your paint job and clear coat against environmental damages caused by UV rays, chemicals from the road, dirt/debris, bird droppings, tree sap, and mineral deposits in your local water source, just to name a few. In fact, if you … Read more...

DIY Car Detailing for Beginners

Car detailing can be an overwhelming task if you’ve never done it before. Not only are cars are full of all kinds of mysterious nooks and crannies you don’t want to overlook, but there are so many different products on the market, it can be hard to know where to start.

Ideally, you should have a professional detail done at least twice a year. This … Read more...

Why DIY Car Washes are the Best

 Do it yourself  car wash dryingThere’s nothing like good, old-fashioned elbow grease when it comes to getting the most out of your car wash. Although there’s something to be said for automatic car washes, which allow you to get in and out without even exiting your car, nothing will get your vehicle in better condition—and for less money—than a self-serve car wash. Here’s why.

  • Full Cycle on Your Terms: Self-service
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The Difference Car Wax Makes

Benefits of car wax shine, paint and finish protectionYou already take the time to wash and rinse your car on a regular basis. You stop by the car wash every week to keep your exterior looking great. And you never park out in the sun or elements, so you aren’t too worried about the damages of the environment.

Do you really need to worry about car wax, too?

The short answer is yes. … Read more...

How to Speed Up Your Car Wash Experience

Vacuuming your car first can save time at the washLet’s face it—when it comes to regular automotive upkeep like washing your car, faster is better. You already know how important it is to get regular washes and waxes to maintain the integrity of your vehicle, and you love the way it looks as it sparkles under the sun. It’s finding the time to incorporate this experience into your regular routine that’s hard to get … Read more...

The Best Way to Clean Your Car’s Hard-to-Reach Places

When it comes to washing your car, it’s not the dirt you can see that’s the problem…it’s the dirt you can’t see. Whether you look inside or out, vehicles are filled with hundreds of tiny nooks and crannies, many of which become home to dirt, rocks, food particles, and worse.

Those hard-to-reach places might be a little bit more difficult to clean, but they aren’t … Read more...

Protecting Your Antenna and Exterior Accessories During a Car Wash

You spent a lot of time and money putting in your vehicle’s aftermarket parts. The last thing you want to do as you regularly wash your car and keep in it good condition is subject those parts to potential damages. Here’s a quick and easy guide to protecting everything from your antenna to those great new tail lights you had installed.

  • Car Antennas: Most antennas
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What is the Difference between Waxing, Sealing, and Coating?

In the world of car washing, you’ll often hear the words “waxing,” “sealing,” and “coating” used interchangeably. In almost all cases, the person using the terms is referring to applying a waterproofed layer of protection to your car after it has been washed. While there are similarities between these three types of products, they perform different functions—and for different reasons.

What is Car Wax?

A … Read more...