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Laser Car Wash vs Hand Washing: 7 Differences You Should Be Aware of [Infographic]

The laser car wash is gaining a lot of popularity among vehicle owners today, for a variety of reasons: speed, convenience, and water usage. But how does it fare vis-a-vis hand washing at home, which is still used by a lot of people? 7 Differences ...

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Buffing a Car in 10 Steps (Photos Included)

What does buffing a car do? It removes swirls and minor scratches that affect the integrity of your vehicle's paint by removing a layer of its clear coat. It also prevents paint oxidation, rejuvenates headlights, removes chemical etching and restores...

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If You Ask Google for a Car Wash Near Me, Read This

Have you searched Google for a "car wash near me?" Like most vehicle owners, you look for a wash within your vicinity so you can save time from traveling to a far off one. It's also more convenient and good for fast clean-ups just when you need i...

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Don’t Do These When Washing a Classic Car

Like any other classic car owner, you would like to protect your prized possession's beauty for a long, long time. After all, classic cars do not come cheap - they have hefty price tags. So how should you care for it? It all starts with avoiding...

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How to Remove Chocolate Stains from Car Seats

We all love chocolate but eating it can get very messy quickly, especially during hot summer days. If chocolate stains your car upholstery, don't panic, because these stains can be easily removed by following DetailXPerts' guide on "how to remove cho...

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Eco Car Wash – Using Steam for Best Results

What makes DeatailXPerts Eco Car Wash stand out among the rest? We utilize a patent-pending steam cleaning system that can wash an entire car using just a pint of water! Steam not only contributes to water conservation but is also a very effective in...

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How to Remove Grease Stains from Upholstery

Grease stains can get on car upholstery in different ways: whether you accidentally leave a hand print after handling engine oil sludge or spill some greasy fast food. As long as you attend to these stains immediately, no lasting damage will occu...

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10 Car Cleaning Accessories to Use to Sell Your Vehicle at a Higher Price

The resale value of a car is dependent upon many factors, the top being how well the vehicle has been taken care of. Needless to say, a car with damaged paint, a stained interior and an engine covered in gunk does not impress at all! Regular auto...

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How to Remove Smoke Stains from Car Interior

Smoking inside the car has become a habit for many, but this has repercussions such as polluted air, a lingering smoke smell and smoke stains in the car interior. Smoke stains will appear in the form of dark, black residue or yellow nicotine stai...

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What You Need to Avoid Swirl Marks

Swirl marks are one of the worst enemies of vehicle paint and a vehicle owner's headache. Unattended, these marks can lead to costly body repairs later on. But why spend time, money and effort on removing swirl marks when you can do something to...

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10 Car Wash Equipment Tools to Buy for DIY Car Care

Would you like to try DIY car care at home? Then you're probably seeking for car wash equipment that you can add to your detailing arsenal or start one. To help you out, we have listed down 10 car wash equipment needed for DIY detailing. These can...

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What You Need to Know about Laser Car Wash

Automatic car washes have long been disapproved by auto detailing professionals and car enthusiasts alike due to the damage they cause on the paint. However, with the introduction of the laser car wash, the reputation of automatic systems was lifted....

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How to Remove Oil Stains from Car Seats

Ever wipe your fingers accidentally on a car seat after having a greasy burger or a slice of pizza? Oils stains get soaked into upholstery very quickly, making them one of the toughest stains to get rid of. But if you act fast and follow these gu...

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What to Do for Perfect Car Shine

Having the perfect car shine does not equal to perfect paint shine, although many car owners are not aware of this misconstrued perception. Paint shine is only one aspect. For a full car shine, you are required to pay attention to all surfaces th...

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10 Green Car Wash Supplies to Use

We at DetailXPerts have made it our mission to promote environmentally-friendly auto for the safety of our planet. An important part of this mission is using green car wash supplies that are formulated with biodegradable ingredients. By using these...

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6 Steps to Remove Coffee Stains from Upholstery in Your Car

We all like to start the day off by grabbing a cup of coffee, and it is only natural that we have it on the go. But an accidental spill could not only ruin our day and clothes, but also our car upholstery. Leaving on coffee stains for too long on all...

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Everything You Need to Know about Mobile Car Care

Traditionally, a car wash has always been a service that you go to, but not one that comes to you. But with the development of the mobile car care system, customers now have the luxury of choosing the option that caters most to their needs. This post...

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10 Most Common Mistakes You Make at the Self Service Car Wash

A self service car wash, at the most, will allow you 15 minutes of cleaning time, from start to finish. Of course, cleaning your car for a quarter of an hour will not give you the same results as a full detailing service. This is why you need to avoi...

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Fixing Rust Spots on a Car

Fixing rust spots on a car should be a priority because rust can spread very quickly if left untreated. Rust occurs when bare metal reacts with oxygen or humidity, so it is important to check your vehicle for peeling paint, scratches or paint...

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How to Remove Water Stains from Car Upholstery in 5 Easy Steps

Car upholstery is susceptible to all kinds of damage, from stains to tears to mold growth. When it comes to stains, water is the most common culprit, whether from a spill, rain pouring in or a passenger with wet clothes. So how do you remove water st...

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How Is a Full Service Car Wash Different

Drive-through, brushless, self-service, full service - you can take your pick out of a variety of car wash systems. But what is the best system to which you can entrust your vehicle? The full service car wash is our top pick and here are 6 things to ...

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5 Specifics of Classic Car Wash You Should Know

A classic car is a treasured possession to many. They will go above and beyond for its care and maintenance and spare no expense. But is maintaining a classic car similar to the upkeep of other cars? Here are 5 ways how a classic car wash differs fr...

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5 WD-40 Uses for Your Car You Didn’t Know about

WD-40 is one of those legendary products that have become indispensable to virtually every US household. According to the manufacturers, this lubricating spray has over 2000 uses - from keeping garden tools rust free to removing glue from hair. D...

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10 Tips on How to Keep Your Car Clean

Many car owners do not invest the same time, money and effort into keeping their car interior clean as they do to keep up the appearance of the exterior. What they forget is that an unclean car interior, in addition to being unsightly, is also a dang...

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What to Wash Your Car With?

Hosing down your car with water does not qualify as "washing" since it does not even get rid of contaminants that harm the paint. In addition to water, then, you need a cleaning product. However, that does not mean that you should spring for househol...

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AquaJet® Touchless Car Wash – To Use or Not to Use?

AquaJet XT® is a touchless car wash system designed by Mark VII, a subsidiary of the world's largest manufacturer of car wash equipment, WashTec AG. This system is marketed as a huge improvement on traditional automated car wash systems, delivering ...

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What a Detail Shop’s Look Reveals about the Detailing Work Quality

With car washes and auto detail shops popping up in every corner, picking one to entrust your precious possession is becoming harder by the day. A good rule of thumb is to take reviews into consideration and then pay a visit to the detailing site you...

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What Car Polish to Use – Liquid or Solid?

Polishing is that ultimate paint preparation step that comes right before the application of protective layers such as wax, paint sealant or glass coating. Car polish comes in two distinctive forms, liquid and solid/paste. Are there any advantages to...

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Open Doors Event to Show Car Detailing

Do you wish to see a live demonstration of how effective our patent-pending steam cleaning process is? Our trained professionals will show you the ins and outs of steam cleaning at DetailXPerts' open doors events for show car detailing on August 16 ...

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What Is the Difference between Car Wax and Polish?

Waxing and polishing are essentially the same, so I can select one or the other - This is perhaps the most damaging misconception that many car enthusiasts have about two of the most important auto detailing procedures. Here's a detailed explanation ...

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Car Wash Vendors to Avoid at All Cost

The car wash industry has brought forth many innovations in the course of time to make car washes safer for vehicles and the environment. But not all car wash vendors have embraced these developments, and still use practices that are very harmful. He...

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10 Car Wash Myths That Put Your Car in Grave Danger

Since the car wash industry is packed with self-professed "gurus" offering tips on car care and maintenance, it is becoming increasingly difficult to differentiate between facts and myths. To avoid putting your vehicle at risk, make sure to follow th...

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Service Station Car Wash – Is It the Future?

If you are planning to travel for days on end, whether for a road trip or business travel, how much time and money are you willing to spend on car care and maintenance? If your answer is not much, then a service station car wash is ideal for you. Ho...

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Where to Go for Exterior Car Cleaning

As a vehicle owner, one of your primary concerns is finding the best option for exterior car cleaning. Where should you go? What should you look for? Do the prices fit your budget? To help you out, we're giving you some exterior car cleaning opt...

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How to Hand Wash Your Car [Infographic]

Since DetailXPerts has time and again advised car owners to stay away from automated car washes, it is natural to wonder about alternative practices. First, there are professional auto detailing services which could be pricier than you expect. Th...

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10 Reasons to Always Choose Hand Car Wash

After decades of patronizing automated car washes, more and more people are now opting for hand car wash services, especially those that include steam cleaning. In fact, an article in dailymail.com says that hand car wash firms are killing off a...

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What Is The Difference Between Paint Transfer and Paint Scratch?

Knowing the difference between paint transfer and paint scratch can save you from a lot of costly body repairs later on. Unattended damages can worsen in time and expose your vehicle's surfaces to the elements. This can lead to premature rusting and ...

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How to Remove Stains from Car Seats

If you’ve been looking for tips on how to remove stains from car seats, you’ve come to the right place. DetailXPerts, the world’s first car and truck wash franchise that uses a unique steam cleaning methodology for cleaning all types of vehicle...

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What Types of Car Wax Are There on the Market?

Waxing is one of the most important car paint protection procedures that follow polishing.  Here's a helpful guide to understanding these variations.The auto detailing market is flooded with numerous brands and types of car wax. How do you select th...

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Brushless Car Wash – To Use or Not to Use

The brushless car wash system,  when introduced as a safe alternative to automated car washes, became a big sensation in the car wash industry. It is also known as touchless car wash or laser car wash, where no part of the vehicle is "touched". Som...

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5 Tips for Better Car Paint Protection

Nothing draws the eye like the dazzle and shine of wonderfully kept car paint. To achieve this effect, however, a lot of work has to go into car paint protection, whether it is handled by the vehicle owner or a professional auto detailer. Over the ye...

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10 Must-Dos for True Interior Car Deep Clean

Everybody wants to give their rides a car deep clean. After all, most of us spend a lot of time cooped up in our vehicles. However, not everyone is aware of how true detailing should be. Sure, anyone can clean a car's interior, but effective removal ...

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How to Polish Car Paint by Hand

While polishing car paint has been significantly made easier with the invention of the dual action polisher and the rotary buffer, not all car owners have the skills to use these equipment properly or even have the funds to purchase them. In such ins...

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How to Detail a Car in 10 Steps

There are several steps involved in both interior and exterior auto detailing, so it is easy to forget one or two crucial steps along the way. DetailXPerts will help you complete your next detailing job methodically by showing how to detail a car in ...

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Where to Go for Interior Car Wash?

Exterior car cleaning is available almost anywhere but what options are available when it comes to interior car wash? Here is a list of car wash types that offer the convenience of having your vehicle cleaned both inside and out in one trip. Interio...

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Which of These Drying Techniques Is Right for You?

Drying is one of the most important steps in preserving your vehicle’s newly washed surface. Without  proper drying techniques, water spots and oxidation might damage your prized possession. The drying techniques that best suit your car’...

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Drying Techniques that Every Vehicle Owner Should Know

Drying techniques, along with other detailing processes, are essential for maintaining the appearance, extending the longevity and improving the functionality of your vehicle. However, it is important to know that there are several methods of dry...

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Upholstery Cleaning: 5 Reasons Why Steam Is Your Best Option

Upholstery cleaning is necessary to prolong the life of a vehicle's interior and to keep it safe from germs and bacteria that may threaten your health and safety. Your vehicle's upholstery bears the brunt of all kinds of spills, food and pet s...

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Truck Wash Near You: To Use or Not to Use

Professional detailing can provide your truck with multiple benefits, but the same cannot be said for all truck washes. Most individuals tend to take their business to the nearest truck wash for the sake of convenience, disregarding important sta...

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7 Things to Consider in a Truck Wash Near You

Convenience, although highly valued by all, should not be the primary factor when choosing a truck wash. Sure, it is easy to haul your vehicle to the nearest detail shop and save you gas money in the process, but does it guarantee quality, specialty ...

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How to Polish a Car Like a Pro

Polishing your car twice a year can keep it shiny and in good shape. On top of maintaining its appearance, careful detailing protects the paint from weather conditions, dirt, and typical wear and tear. No matter where you live and what car you dr...

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Car Paint Problems: 5 Things You Should Know about Matte Painted Cars

Gone are the days when every car owner sought to have his or her car paint shine and gleam. Today, matte finish (also known as flat finish) is a rising trend in the automotive world. Should you consider a matte painted car, it is very important t...

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7 Tire Problems that You Should Know

When it comes to tire problems, the first thing that generally comes to mind is a flat tire. However, tire problems extend much further than just the surface. Taking care of your tires, along with car washing, car waxing, steam cleaning, and ...

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Top 4 Car Paint Problems: Causes, Prevention and Treatments

Car paint problems are one of the most recurring issues of vehicle owners today. Unattended, these can lead to costly paint reapplication and even body repair. Thus, knowing the different types of car paint issues and what you can do to prevent ...

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Car Lights: Do You Know the Rules?

Keeping your car lights clean is a must. Just like your own eyes might need eye drops every once in awhile, the lights on your vehicle also require constant care for your best vision. Common Rules for Car Lights   1. Don’t be penalized if y...

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The Extra Work Involved Before and After Detailing

To many, the processes that go before and after detailing may seem mundane or unnecessary. But professional detailers know that these are essential in providing the best services, no matter the size, type or number of vehicles a customer wants t...

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5 Meguiar’s Auto Detailing Products Every Car Owner Should Have

The car care product market is a highly competitive one as there are hundreds of brands to choose from. But Meguiar's, which has been around since 1901, has always dominated the scene with its range of best-selling auto detailing products. Whethe...

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Top 6 Common Car Problems and Solutions

Running into a problem with your car is the worst. The good news is that most of these problems are so common that you’re never alone! Fixing your car will be easier than ever after you read these six common car problems and their solutions. Solut...

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Top 5 Tips to Increase Fuel Efficiency

How do we increase fuel efficiency? Everybody wants to save on gas. As gas prices continue to climb, we should be more conscious of how we’re using our fuel, because we all dread that moment when we begrudgingly pull up to the gas station, shel...

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5 Eco-Friendly Car Wash Product Brands

Maintaining a safe, hygienic car is important for your health and overall wellbeing, so it’s no surprise that you’d rather not make the earth suffer in taking care of your vehicle. Car washing is a huge deal: though the revenue for car washing...

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What Is the Best Car Wash Kit for You?

Unless you are very organized and prepare a checklist every time you shop for car wash supplies, there is a great chance that you might miss one or more supplies that will hamper your DIY car detailing projects. Car wash kits have been assembled ...

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Black Friday: It’s the Beginning of the Shopping Season

Since its inception, Black Friday has always been marked on the calendar as the official start of the holiday shopping season.  The Friday after Thanksgiving, which will be on Friday,  27th November 2015. The term was originally used in Phi...

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Auto Detailing Product Review: 22ple VX3 Signature Glass Coating

Glass coating is a resin that provides a hard, durable, and shiny barrier for paint protection. Due to the popularity of this product, many auto detailing product brands have released their own glass coating. 22ple is a company that specializes i...

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Auto Detailing Services: Do They Protect or Destroy Nature?

Everybody wants to have a clean and shiny vehicle - including you. That's why you take your vehicle to the nearest auto detailing services in your area. You save a portion of your income to give your ride the extra care that it needs. But someti...

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Assessing Auto Detailing Services with Online Reviews

Business owners know the importance of creating a strong online presence, so these days you would be hard-pressed to find an auto detailing service without a Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Trustpilot or a Yelp account.  These sites provide everything ...

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Top 9 Organic Wheel and Tire Cleaning Products

Tires enable our vehicles to run as smoothly as they should. That's why we at DetailXPerts believe that they should be treated with proper care, too, along with the other essential parts of a vehicle. One of the ways to do so is by using the righ...

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Car and Truck Detailing Q&A with DetailXPerts

DetailXPerts, the world's first steam automotive franchise, is often asked by consumers all over the world about car and truck detailing. To make things easier for you, we've decided to create this Q&A section. If you have any question about ...

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The Pros and Cons of Glass Coating

Glass coating is one of the latest sensations in the car wash industry. In fact, it is one of the hottest topics discussed in top car wash forums like autogeekonline and talkcarwash.com. As an auto enthusiast yourself, your curiosity is...

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How Is Halloween Celebrated Around the World?

It's once again the spookiest time of the year! Halloween is just two days away but preparations to celebrate this favorite holiday begin weeks, or even months before. There are many unique Halloween traditions observed around the world in addition t...

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No Rinse Car Wash Products: Are They Effective?

No rinse car wash products revolutionized the car wash industry which is always looking for ways to distance itself from the reputation as one of the world's industries that prominently contribute towards water wastage. Although these products may h...

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Truck Detailing Tips: How to Sanitize the Cabin Interior

The interior of your truck cabin, unknown to you, is harboring many dangerous bacteria and germs. These disease-causing culprits thrive in the vents, on truck seats and carpets,  dashboard, etc. This is because a regular cleaning solution is not ...

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Glass Coating: What Is It?

  Glass coating has been around for some time but as of late, both auto detailers and car enthusiasts have shown renewed interest in this product. It goes by several names such as liquid glass, nano-glass, ceramic glass, and quartz coating....

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Car Adhesive Remover Review: Rapid Remover Adhesive Remover

Removing bumper stickers and vinyl decals from various surfaces of a car can be a very messy and time consuming task. No matter how hard you try, there will always be some sticky residue left behind that spoils the appearance of the car. In despe...

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World Nature Day: DetailXPerts’ Commitment towards Sustaining a Green Planet

"DetailXPerts is dedicated to conducting the auto detailing business with integrity while caring for communities and respecting the environment. We are a certified Green Member and our sustainability initiatives are guided by Green Profit Solutions, ...

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Is Vehicle Detailing More Popular than Automated Car Washes?

Automated car wash and vehicle detailing service - two different businesses founded to take care of the needs and wants of vehicle owners. Automated car washes were established as a vehicle owner's best friend due to being budget-friendly and conveni...

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Auto Detailing: A Brief History

The auto detailing industry has a long history, running back to the early 1800s. Its history is even longer that that of the car! With innovations in technology, the industry has grown and developed, with new products, equipment, auto detailing m...

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Selecting an Auto Detailing Service: 5 Questions You Should Ask

Auto detailing can be a very lucrative business opportunity, hence more and more people are getting into it. In this industry, there are professionals who have perfected their knowledge and skills with years of training but there are also pseudo ...

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Semi Truck Detailing: What Is Auto Paint Glaze?

There are many detailing methods to get your semi truck's paint perfect, including polishing and waxing. Did you know there is one additional step between polishing and waxing which can give your paint a mirror-like shine? Yes, by applying a deta...

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Engine Steam Cleaning Cost: Is It Worth It?

Engine steam cleaning  is a much misunderstood subject among vehicle enthusiasts. The common understanding is that it is an expensive and a potentially harmful process that should be given a wide berth . However, in the face of engine steam cleaning...

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Engine Steam Cleaning: Why Should You Go Green?

If you are a car enthusiast looking for a way to incorporate organic living into auto detailing, then steam cleaning is the ideal choice for you. While steam cleaning the vehicle exterior, upholstery, air vents, etc. are in demand, engine steam clean...

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Truck Engine Steam Cleaning: How Much Does It Cost?

You've read and heard all about the benefits of truck engine steam cleaning, but the most crucial piece of information you need is the cost. Most businesses do not advertise their prices because an engine may require a personalized quote depending ...

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The Best Way to Detail a Black Car: 6 Tips

To many, the color black suggests luxury, sophistication and style. Fashion magazines always include black clothes and accessories. Homes seem to look classier with some touches of black. Some people even extend their love for black to their cars, on...

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Fixing a Car Scratch: Which Products Work Best?

Fixing a car scratch is probably one of the most common issues of vehicle owners today. Proof of this is the proliferation of car scratch removers in the market. These products come in all shapes and sizes, with prices ranging from less than $5 to as...

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What Should You Look for in a Truck Detailing Service?

While DIY truck detailing can help you save money, a professional team can give you better results. However, there should be many considerations in addition to the most important one - the quality of service - when selecting a professional truck det...

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On-Site vs. Mobile Truck Fleet Detailing: Which Is Better?

If you own a truck fleet, its maintenance and upkeep is your primary concern. You may have selected a detailing service that will best cater to your needs, but the question remains:  should you take your fleet for detailing, or have the detaili...

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How to Clean Cloth Truck Seats

A well detailed truck will not only have a shiny exterior, but also a clean, stain-free interior. Because of their quick absorbing nature, cloth truck seats are more vulnerable to spills, stains, dirt and grime. If you put off cleaning the seats, it ...

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Windshield Chip Repair: Why You Should Do It Immediately?

Rushing to an auto detailing service for a windshield chip repair might seem like an overreaction, especially if the chip is barely visible. However, a small chip can quickly expand to a large crack which may consequently cause multiple issues...

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5 Absolute Dos of Tire Detailing

Tire detailing is an important part of vehicle detailing. In addition to giving you glossy and rejuvenated tires and wheels, detailing will also protect the tires, especially from the harmful effects of brake dust. Letting brake dust accumulate f...

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5 Mistakes to Avoid during Truck Detailing

Truck detailing is a job that, if well done, will give you amazing results. But if done wrongly, it can result in thousands of dollars worth repairs, or in some cases irreparable damage to your truck. Detailing mistakes can occur not only at your han...

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How to Properly Clean a Windshield

If you want to add real sparkle to your vehicle's appearance, then having a clean windshield is the way to go. Besides enhancing the aesthetics, a clean windshield is also mandatory to prevent accidents because it will give you better visibility. Det...

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Gelcoat Crack Repair: DIY or Professional Help?

The gelcoat protects your boat's hull from many elements such as the sun, wind, salt water, dirt, dust and grime. In the process, even with proper maintenance, the gelcoat becomes susceptible to cracks, chips and scratches. These imperfections sh...

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Comparison: Nu Finish Scratch Doctor vs. Quixx High Performance Scratch Remover

Car scratch removers have been a popular addition to the auto detailing product market, especially since they are useful for DIY paint repair jobs. According to consumer reviews, Nu Finish Scratch Doctor and Quixx High Performance Scratch Remover...

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3 Tire Dressing Products to Avoid

Tire dressing is a must-have detailing product in your car detailing kit if you want to protect and keep the brand new look of your tires. There are many tire dressing products in the market, and here we are going to review three products that yo...

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Steam Cleaning the Truck Engine: Pros and Cons

When it comes to truck cleaning and detailing, the engine is perhaps the most neglected component. But if you need your truck to function at its best, a gunk, oil and grime free engine is a necessity. Steam cleaning the truck engine has both pros...

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How to Prevent Car Clear Coat Peeling: 5 Ways to Do It

The clear coat of a car's paint primarily serves two purposes: enhancing the car's appearance and protecting the color coat from the harsh rays of the sun and other contaminants such as dust, dirt, grime, rainwater, etc. Hence, it is an important...

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The Dirty Little Secrets of Automated Car Washes

When your car needs a need a quick wash and dry, automated car washes are right around the corner waiting to service your car in less than 10 minutes for less than $10. However, have you considered the damage these cheap car washes cause? They ma...

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Truck Rust: How to Prevent It

Rust has a way of quietly sneaking up on your truck, and it does not manifest itself until some real damage is done. Aside from destroying the appearance of your truck, it will eat into the metal parts, weaken the entire system and ultimately endange...

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How to Wax a Car in 5 Easy Steps

Waxing your car is an important step to keep your car's exterior well protected and in great condition. But, it's not as easy as it seems. You must have the right tools and know the proper steps to get it done. How do you go about it? Below are five ...

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The Legacy of Previous Detroit Auto Detailing Shops

Southwest Detroit, Michigan, the home of DetailXPerts and hundreds of Detroit auto detailing shops. A few decades ago, this place was booming with all sorts of industries, from small car washes to huge oil refineries to vehicle manufacturers, ...

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Which Detroit Detailing Services Have You Been Missing?

Visiting your favorite Detroit detailing services for that routine car wash schedule is definitely better than doing it at home. But by utilizing their car wash offering alone, you are missing out on essential detailing services that can improve ...

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How Much Does Truck Detailing Cost?

When you consider taking your truck to a professional detailer, the first question that pops into your mind is, "How much does truck detailing cost?" In short, the cost depends on your specific needs as a truck owner. There is a list of criteria that...

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Rust Proofing Your Truck: Is It Necessary?

A lot of truck owners believe that rust proofing is not necessary for their vehicles since they already have corrosion warranty, anyway. However, this warranty only covers rust caused due to mistakes made during the truck manufacturing process. H...

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Truck Detailing Tips: Why Should You Steam Clean Your Truck?

Your truck is your workhorse, always on the road, performing heavy-duty jobs. Although trucks are built to withstand the brunt of heavy work, they also attract a lot of sticky and oily dirt and grime that when left on for a long time can cause lastin...

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How to Apply Tire Shine in 5 Easy Steps

Tire shine, also known as tire dressing, is a product that will give you exactly what the name promises - a shiny, new look to your tires. It is important to select a tire shine product that will not only add a shine to the tires but also expand thei...

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Detailing Tips: Why Should You Be Aware of What Clear Coat Really Is

"Protect your clear coat", "Make sure it doesn't scratch the clear coat", "Wax the clear coat". The term "clear coat" always pops up when your car paint is being discussed, which should give you a hint - yes, the clear coat is an extremely important ...

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Detroit Auto Detailing Shops: An Overview

The city of Detroit boasts of a long list of successful business industries, among them: Detroit auto detailing shops. The city has managed to answer the demand of the people’s passion for cars.  Thus, there is continued success of these aut...

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What Should Seniors Look for in a Car Detailing Service?

A well-detailed car is a happy car. A happy car will give you its best appearance and performance, making your investment well worth it. You can always do your own detailing provided that you have the right products, proper knowledge and skil...

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Pros and Cons of a Full Service Car Wash

Full service car washes are not all the same. Many offer different services; some are standard while others offer items as "add-ons" or "extras". To find one that suits your needs, do your homework and weigh up the advantages and disadvantages c...

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Cheap Car Wash: Should You or Shouldn’t You Use It?

You have probably used a cheap car wash in the past, for a quick pick-me-up or when you cannot wash your vehicle by yourself. On the one hand, you are undoubtedly saving money by going to a cheap car wash, but on the other, are they really gett...

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Car Detailing Tips: How to Train Your Teens to Keep Their Cars Clean

You have a new teen driver in the house, you have taught them well and are confident they are ready for the road. You have taught them how to maintain their vehicle and what to do if an accident occurs. But, do they know the basics like how to ke...

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Repair a Windshield Crack – Is DIY Your Best Option?

High costs and lack of time might prevent you from taking your car to an auto shop to repair a windshield crack, but if not attended to on time, the smallest crack can quickly turn into a safety hazard. DIY windshield repair kits are available as a s...

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Car Scratch Remover: 5 Home Remedies to Remove Car Scratches

When a scratch appears on a car's exterior, most responsible car owners search the shelves for specific car products, often being confronted with the many car scratch removers that are in the market today. But did you know that you need not loo...

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Wet Sanding Car Scratches: What Is It?

Protecting a car's paintwork from those dreaded scratches is one of the biggest challenges all car owners face. No matter how careful you are, scratches find their way into the paint and ruin that beautiful appearance you always strive to maintai...

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5 Types of Car Upholstery and How to Clean Them

You and your family spend a great deal of time in your car - probably a lot more than you think! From going to school or work, or taking a trip to the shopping mall, or picking up some groceries, you’ll be sitting in your car for at least an hour a...

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How to Perform Car Paint Scratch Removal With Home Remedies

Most people have heard Ben Franklin’s quote “there were only two things certain in life: death and taxes.” For us car owners, a third certainty is your car will get scratched. While several car paint scratch removal products are being sold,...

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How to Remove Paint Chips on a Car

As much as we would like to keep our cars in pristine condition, accidents are bound to happen. The first part of the car that is likely to take damage is the paint. Paint chips on a car may seem like a minor inconvenience, but don’t underestim...

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Organic Car Rust Control Products: Which Ones Really Work?

You care for your car the way you care for your family. You do not want your family to get sick, and so you do things to prevent it. Same goes with your car. Rust is like a disease that could harm your car. You want to keep your car from the harm...

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Car Wash Interior: Cleaning Hacks

Washing a car’s exterior is usually done on a regular basis, but what about your car’s interior? There are several people that say they practically “live” out of their cars. So, with that in mind, I am always looking for the best ways to ...

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Car Wash and Detailing Quiz: How to Take Care of Car Paint

If you want to have a car that looks as good as new even after years of use you will have to ensure that you take good care of the exterior. When you see used vehicles that look like they have just been driven off the lot, it is because its owner...

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Is Your Local Car Wash the Best Place to Get Your Car Detailed?

The International Carwash Association (ICA) consumer survey reports that 82% of respondents rate "importance of conveniently located" as a reason why they choose a full-service wash; only beat out by "Importance of quality of the wash" at 97%. Mo...

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What Causes Paint Chips on a Car?

It happens often that the paint on your car starts to chip. A flaky paint can damage the luster and appearance of your favorite car. It can also pave the way for active oxidation of the materials used in the body of the car. There are a number...

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Car Rust Control: What Is It?

After investing thousands of dollars when purchasing a car, it would be a crime not to buy some additional protection for the vehicle and invest in car rust control. Protection of this kind is available from a number of car detailing companies wh...

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Car Cleaning Tips: 10 Things You Have to Remove from Your Car and Why

Let’s face it – for most people their car is much more than simply a way to get from point A to point B. A recent study by Harvard Health Watch indicates that the average person spends 25 days per year in their car! If you commute or enjoy ta...

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Why You Should Teach Basic Car Care Tips to Your Children

I know what you’re thinking; “Teach WHAT?” I can tell you this much: this article is not intended to preach about worldly sins, or provide tips on how to raise the perfect teenager. It is, however, meant to enlighten all the parents out the...

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Mobile Car Wash Business – 5 Reasons Your Friends Use It

Have you considered using a mobile car wash business but don’t know if it is really suited to your needs? Do you want a change from how and where you get your car washed? We offer you 5 good reasons to consider using a mobile car wash business ...

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Full Service Car Wash and Its Impact on the Environment

You may not often think so, but getting a full service car wash can have various impacts on the environment if the facility does not take the proper steps. There are quite a few differing opinions on the topic of how eco-friendly a full service c...

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Applying Car Paint Protection Film in 10 Steps

The proper application of car paint protection film is essential in maintaining your car’s beauty and durability. Want to know how to do it safely and surely? Read on. 10 Steps to a Beautiful Car Paint Protection Film Application Basically, ...

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How to Apply Paint Protection Film without Damaging Your Car Paint

A car enthusiast like you search for new ways to protect your prized possession, not only to protect its beauty but more importantly, extend its life. With the constant increase in prices of brand new and even used cars and escalating fees of body sh...

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5 Ways Car Paint Protection Film Can Damage Your Car

Congratulations, you have a brand new car! Obviously, you will do anything to protect its showroom shiny finish, right? And since car paint protection film is one of the most popular materials today, you are considering it as the best option for your...

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Car Paint Protection Film – To Use or Not to Use

After investing a huge amount of cash for purchasing your car, you definitely want to protect it at all costs. Of course, your primary concern is to safeguard the exterior surface of your car, which can take a lot of beating from rocks, debris and th...

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Mobile Car Wash Business – 5 Signs This Service Is for You

For most of us, a car is not just a means of transportation that takes us anywhere and everywhere. It has become a reliable ally, a symbol of pride and personality. As with all our other assets, we have to care for it, maintain it, to ensure that it ...

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Full Service Car Wash – How Does It Harm the Environment?

Car owners use the services of traditional car washes for a variety of reasons; they lack the time to do it themselves, they lack the necessary tools and materials or they have already learned about the impact of DIY car washing. But do they know tha...

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How to Detail Your Car like a Pro

Have you ever wondered what detailers do to make cars look sparklingly new? Have you tried your best to copy their actions only to be frustrated with the results? Have you considered that maybe you are not doing it right? Would you like to learn how ...

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7 Essential Auto Detailing Supplies for DIY Basic Car Cleaning

Auto detailing supplies are essential for the car aficionado who loves to detail his vehicle on his own. But with so many of these products out in the market today, which are the ones that an earnest car owner like you just cannot do without? Whic...

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How to Find the Best Detail Shop

Some people don’t see their vehicles as simple modes of transportation. They seek the services of the best detail shop to give their prized possession the treatment it deserves. But with tens, even hundreds of body shops mushrooming all over th...

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Top 5 Detailing Mistakes

As a budding DIY detailer, you might make some detailing mistakes every once in a while, but this should not discourage you from forging ahead with your little car maintenance projects.  What’s important is that you learn from each mistake you mak...

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What Are the Detailing Rates Per Job

You might prefer to call in the professionals for a detailing appointment every week, but the truth is that regular automobile detailing can cost you a pretty penny. Unless you’re willing to throw away money for every wash-and-wax you get at the de...

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Top 5 Car Maintenance Mistakes

These days, getting your car clean after a long drive is as easy as 1-2-3. All you need to do is pick up the phone and schedule an appointment with your favorite detailer, and your car will be returned to you looking like it just rolled out of the sh...

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How To Use an Auto Detailing Clay Bar On your Car

When it comes to giving your car some serious and much-needed attention, it’s important to keep in mind that there are a hundred and one ways for you to do the job. There are professional auto detailing services that you can choose from, each one ...

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What’s the Difference Between Car Wash and Car Detailing?

Maintaining your car’s showroom-ready condition can be a somewhat difficult task. You have to consistently set aside money, time, and effort to ensure that your vehicle looks good inside and out. More often than not, you will need the help of car d...

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Steam Cleaning Engines : Advantages and Disadvantages

People always debate whether steam cleaning engines is a necessary part of car maintenance. As a leader in this process, we always say that it is necessary, but not mandatory. We inform our customers of its advantages and disadvantages, but the decis...

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Effective Ways of Car Wash Business Advertising

In order to make sure your car wash business turns into a very profitable venture, it is important to understand how to carry out the advertising part effectively. There are several ways through which you can market your auto detailing business in t...

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Waxing Your Car: Do’s and Don’ts

Waxing your car is very much important in order to preserve the value of your vehicle but it has been noticed that most of the car owners do not wax their vehicles at all. Most of the motorists believe that waxing a car is not required when the car ...

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Air Borne Allergens: How Steam Cleaning Protects You from Them?

Allergies are becoming increasingly common in today’s times and air borne allergens are the main reason behind this. You will be surprised and shocked to learn that there are a large number of allergy causing elements inside your home and car whic...

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How to Wash Car Seats?

Maintaining a clean car seats will help you to keep up the resale value of your car and the cleaning method which you should employ will depend on the kind of car seats which you have. All you need is some cleaning products and by investing some tim...

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How to Choose a Mobile Detailing Franchise

There are many good reasons why to buy a mobile detailing franchise. Franchisees have a variety of important advantages over new, independent businesses. These advantages optimize your chances of success and also help you enjoy your business more. Bu...

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How to Detail Car Bumpers?

Initially, car bumpers were made up of steel. This is the reason why older cars were heavy and they could be easily dented which is the main reason that they fell out of fashion. Later on, bumpers became to be made from chrome or chrome-plated mater...

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When to Use Clay in Detailing Your Car?

Most car owners might be unaware of the concept of detailing clay and when and where to use it on your vehicle. In a gist, auto detailing clay is a necessity for all cars as this process has the capacity to remove dirt from the car paint which a dri...

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How to Detail Tires and Wheels?

Detailing your car tires and wheels is not only for the sake of appearances but it is also required as a part of preventative maintenance as well. Allowing the brake dust to sit on the car wheels for a long time can cause the dust to damage the coat...

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What Is The Right Car Upholstery Cleaner for Me?

Using the right car upholstery cleaner is important in order to protect your car’s interior in the right manner. If you keep your cars’ interior clean, you can easily save your car for a good couple of years and it can stay brand-new. Cleanlines...

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How to Remove Ink Stains from Car’s Interior?

According to the U.S Bureau of Travel, an average American spends around 55 minutes every day in his or her car. It has become an "extension" of the home, where people eat, drink, work and socialize. Thus, it comes as no big surprise when our car's i...

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How to Remove Chocolate Stains from Car’s Interior?

Wondering how to remove chocolate stains from your car's interior? If you have kids, then having chocolate stains on your interior cannot be avoided. These stains definitely look damaging but with the right cleaning supplies and methods, you can ...

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Top 5 Mistakes Car Owners Make when Choosing a Car Wash Service

Buying and owning a car is definitely an investment to most of the car owners and it is their joy and pride as well. No car owner wants to drive a poorly kept car and thus, it becomes quite important to pick the right car wash service. However, many...

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How to Remove Gasoline Smell in Car?

Here are 5 easy steps for gasoline smell removal from your car: Car Cleaning: You should start by cleaning the car completely. Fully empty the car and throw away all the unwanted items and garbage. In case, your car has a gas can, you should clea...

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How to Clean Car Seat Stains?

The cleaning method for your car seats is actually determined by the kind of car seats you have - cloth or leather ones. Some simple products, techniques and a little time is all that is required in keeping your car seats clean and stain free. Ste...

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Five Ways for Protecting Leather Car Seats

Leather car seats are chic and elegant and they enhance the beauty of your car’s interior. However, with age, the beauty of leather upholstery fades and the charm of their appearance gradually reduces. Regular maintenance and cleaning of leather c...

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Detailing Services and Professional Detailing at your Doorstep

For many of us, going to the carwash is the easiest way of getting our vehicles clean. This is certainly ideal for the thousands of car owners who just cannot squeeze detailing into their busy schedule. But carwash stations are not the only convenien...

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How to Remove Coffee Stains from a Car’s Interior?

Drinking coffee inside a car is perfectly normal, and so is spilling it on the car seat. Spilling coffee is much more disastrous than we can think of, as the hard stains that are formed with the spill will ruin the beauty of the interior of the car....

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Why Choose Professional Detailing?

Having a car or any type of vehicle cannot be considered as a form of luxury – it’s a necessity. Hitting the road everyday can cause your car some damages, which cannot be avoided. As an owner, you should be aware that car wash alone is not enou...

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How to Remove Odor from Car?

Just about anyone with children, pets, or friends who drink alcohol has been tasked at some point with the unpleasant act of attempting to remove the lingering odor of vomit from their car. It is not especially easy removing odor from a car interiors...

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Auto Detailing Supplies: Car Wash Soap

Auto detailing as we often mention is necessary for car care and maintenance. When doing auto detailing yourself, you must have the tools, products and auto detailing supplies to help you do the detailing properly. Remember, a well-done auto detaili...

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Car Wash Business: Understanding the pros and cons

As long as there are cars on the road, the car wash business is bound to flourish and if you feel it is an easy business, then you are totally mistaken. A couple of years ago, car owners used to take pride in taking time out to wash and clean their c...

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Pros & Cons of Steam Cleaning Machines

Vehicle owners take great care in cleaning their vehicle every now and then by scrubbing and wiping it’s exterior and interior. It is actually a tedious task for them to remove the entire dirt from tires, doors, windows and engines without damagin...

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Why Auto Detailing Franchise Is a Good Choice for Business

Mr. Bobby Sands is young, enthusiastic and energetic. He is self reliant, ambitious and motivated. He wants to own a business and be the boss of his own destiny. He so chooses a business, gets associated with an established brand and, within month...

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5 Things Most People Forget When Cleaning Their Vehicles

When is the last time that you gave your car a bath? The last time you scrubbed its tires, shined its windows, and waxed its paint? Unless you are dedicated to a regular car wash routine, it has probably been awhile. Neglecting to wash your car i...

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Starting A Car Detailing Business

People who love cars usually go beyond the usual wash-wax routine for their vehicles. They want to keep that beautiful showroom shine and brand-new look for as long as possible, using all types of special equipment and car cleaning products in the pr...

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Car Detailing Rates: Why Do Different Shops Charge Differently?

Have you ever pondered about the difference in the services offered by various car specialty professional detailing facilities? They all promise that your car will look as good as new after a session with them, and unless you try every single ser...

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How Professional Detailing Differs from Regular Car Wash

You love your car. You drive it with pride and passion. You want to protect your investment and make it last as long as it can, and this is why you schedule regular maintenance and repair work for the component parts. But do you give the sa...

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Car Maintenance And Auto Detailing….When Is The Right Time?

  Getting a car is one of the most expensive investments a person can make, maybe the second if not the first. When you get your hands onto something expensive, you will definitely take care of it. Just as the saying goes, "an ounce of pr...

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Effective Steam Cleaning

  The steam cleaning process is designed to swiftly dry and clean surfaces and is even capable of sterilization. Using the heat in this energized state ensures that any bonds whether due to contaminants or dirt is loosen and will be remov...

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