Will Washing My Car Remove the Wax?

Yes, it is true that each time you wash, the surface of the paint will appear less and less shiny. This is because both real Carnauba wax and synthetic waxes slowly deteriorate from the sun’s rays, weather conditions and the fact that you are ‘abrading’ the surface each time you rub anything over it. This […]

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Which Auto Wax is Best?

Different people have different expectations as to what they want from a car wax. Some want easy application and easy removal. Some desire depth of color, others want long last. Some wax every few weeks…to them, last is not important. Some want a wax that contains an abrasive polish to remove swirl marks, dirt and […]

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Swirl Marks on Your Car’s Paint?

Swirl marks are caused by a number of factors. Improper washing techniques, waxing with a wax that contains too coarse of an abrasive, spinning brushes used when washing, wiping off dust when the paint is dry, waxing while dust is falling on the car from the surrounding air, buffing with a cloth that is not […]

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Does Your Car’s Paint Have Little Craters On It?

Under certain lighting conditions, when viewing your car’s paint from a slight angle, you may see irregularly shaped spots. They vary from 1/4″ to about an inch in diameter. If there is no whitish color on the edges of these “craters” they are probably acid rain damage. Acid Rain can permanently etch little water spots […]

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Washing Your Car Leaving Water Spots?

Most water contains some amount of dissolved minerals. When this mineral containing water dries, it can leave white spots on whatever surface it dries on. You can make a simple test of your home’s water to determine if it indeed will cause water spotting. Simply wash a clean clear drinking glass with tap water. Let […]

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