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Trying to find Valentine's Day presents for car guys can be kind of a mixed blessing if you don't actually know anything about cars or auto care. There's no shortage of things you can buy for the car enthusiast in your life, but how do you know what they'll actually use? Below we've rounded up Valentine's gift ideas for car lovers of all different types to help you find the perfect present for this February 14. Wondering What to Get Someone Who Loves Cars?  Have a man in your life who loves working on his car? There are tons of...

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The windshield of your car is the single most important part of your vehicle to keep clean and protect. While your paint, wheels, and engine are important to keep clean so they look nice and work as they should, your windshield is imperative to your safety. It is just as important to your safety or even more so than having clear and properly functioning headlights. Keeping your windshield clean and your headlights clear and not foggy is quite easy to do and should be done routinely. What Do You Need to Clean Your Windshield While most people would just grab...

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Whenever you are prepping a vehicle for a paint sealant, ceramic coating or graphene coating, or even a traditional wax; you want the vehicle’s paint to be as clean and clear as can be. There are many steps in prepping your car for a paint protection or a new coating and the prep work is the most important part. This is where a panel prep or IPA solution comes in. What is a Panel Wipe? A panel wipe or panel prep is traditionally a solution of distilled water and Isopropyl Alcohol. Many people refer to this as an IPA wipe...

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Keeping your vehicle clean, protected, and maintained is an important thing for many reasons. A clean vehicle looks nicer, holds its value better, and will last longer than one that is unkept. A clean and maintained car, truck, or SUV will also keep you safe. One of the single most important aspects of all of this is maintaining your headlights. Being able to see at night or in a storm is about as important as having brakes on your car. One of the biggest issues with modern headlights is that they are plastic and over time they fade, dull, yellow,...

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Regular car washes are one of the most important things you can do to maintain your vehicle's appearance, resale value, and ultimately your pride of ownership. This seems fairly obvious, but what may come as a surprise is that there are good and bad ways to wash a vehicle. Many factors affect the ultimate outcome, including products, technique, environmental conditions, and even the individual characteristics of the vehicle. Car detailing products and tactics have changed a lot in recent years and we want to help guide you by sharing some lessons learned over 15 years of professional detailing.  Hand Washing vs Automatic Car...

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