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How To Polish Glass
How To Polish Glass
Polishing your Glass Your Glass is just another surface on your vehicle that can be polished just like your vehicle's paintwork. Polishing your glass can be a fantastic way to give it a super clean as well as remove minor defects while improving its clarity and look.  Why Polish Your Glass? There are a variety of reasons on why you should polish your glass to remove any imperfections, and/or s...
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How to apply a Ceramic Coating
How to apply a Ceramic Coating
What is a Ceramic Coating? In essence a ceramic coating is a form of paint protection for just about any vehicle including cars, trucks, motorcycles, and boats used to protect the paint from the harsh elements and make the maintenance wash and upkeep of the vehicle an easier experience. The best way to think of a ceramic coating is as a very durable high performing car wax or sealant. Coatings ...
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Machine Polishing Pad Care
Machine Polishing Pad Care
Car polishing pads aren’t exactly cheap, and whether to use foam, microfiber or wool pads, it’s important to adopt methods that look after and care for your pads, so that you can get a lot more life, use and value out of them.  There is no doubting that a new pad always performs better in relation to cutting, finishing and being able to work for a longer period before needing to be changed. Bu...
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When should I Decontaminate my car?
When should I Decontaminate my car?
When should I Decontaminate my car?  The most common time to decontaminate your vehicle is prior to paint correction and/or a paint protection process. It is extremely vital that both your paint correction and protection are implemented immediately after a thorough decontamination process. Decontaminating your vehicle removes harmful contaminants from all surfaces, ensuring that their will be n...
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Difference between Foam, Wool, and Microfiber Pads
Difference between Foam, Wool, and Microfiber Pads
Types of Polishing Pads When it comes to machine polishing car paint, there are three main different types of materials for machine polishing pads which are wool, microfibre, and foam.   Wool Pads Wool pads are the oldest and have been around forever. The benefit of a quality wool pad such as the Lake Country Low Lint and SDO wool pad is that it tends to have an exceptional cutting ability, esp...
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How to remove Water Spots
How to remove Water Spots
What is a water spot and how do they occur? Water spots are mineral deposits that can occur when water is left to dry on its own accord on automotive glass, paint, and trims. All water (except for distilled) contains natural minerals. When water is left to dry and evaporate, it will leave those minerals behind on the surface. These minerals can then etch into the surface over time, creating a p...
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Waterless Car Washes
Waterless Car Washes
What is Waterless Washing?  Waterless washing simply put is a method of washing your car that doesn't involve running water and wash buckets. Instead, this method uses specific waterless wash cleaning solutions that are sprayed directly onto a vehicle as cleaning and lubrication aids to safely wipe off dirt/grim with multiple microfibre cloths - and then buff the finish clean while drying at th...
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Understanding Microfibre Polishing Pads
Understanding Microfibre Polishing Pads
Compounding and polishing automotive paint with wool and foam pads is something we’ve become accustomed to for decades now. But microfibre pads are becoming a fantastic option in the industry, but are still relatively new and are largely misunderstood and misused.    Why use microfibre pads? Whichever way you look at it, microfibre is an extremely efficient material to work with. The real benef...
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Benefits of Using Snow Foam
Benefits of Using Snow Foam
What is a snow foam? When we snow foam a car, what we’re referring to is a blanket of foamed car wash detergent that completely covers the exterior of a vehicle. This is usually in a relatively thick consistency of suds that appears as if the car is covered in a blanket of snow.    The combination of car wash detergent, compressed air, and water are the three main factors that when mixed togeth...
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Types of Paint Protection
Types of Paint Protection
Paint protection has been around almost as long as cars have existed. There are several types of Paint Protection including Waxes, Sealants and new innovative Glass & Spray Coatings. The first form of paint protection products were natural occurring waxes mixed with oils and solvents to create what we know today as a traditional car wax. These products are generally more associated with hig...
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The Two Bucket Car Wash Method
The Two Bucket Car Wash Method
Learn how the Two Bucket Wash Method can make your wash safer, and more effective than before!
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