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Blog, car care, Car Detail, Car Detailing, car wash, Ceramic Coating, Clean Strip, detailing, remove wax, Sealant, Soap -

Fresh wax, paint protection film, and new coatings bond to the painted surface best when it is clean of old paint protection material.

How do you remove old wax and polish from car paint? Let us show you how quick and easy it is to do.

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Leather Care, Leather Cleaning, Leather Conditioning, Leather Interior, Leather Restoration, Leather Seats -

Looking for the best way to keep your sensitive leather interior clean, nourished & protected?

In this blog we'll show you everything you need to do to safely fight the toughest dirt & grime, plus condition & guard from the harmful effects of the sun.

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matte detailer, matte finish, satin finish, vinyl wrap, vinyl wrapping -

Are you looking for the proper way to care & clean matte/satin or vinyl wrapped finishes?

You need to try our Matte Detailer for Jay Leno's Garage Australia!

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Car Detail, Car Detailing, Car Wash, Ceramic, Ceramic Coating, Sealant -

The question gets asked a lot: what’s the difference between a ceramic coating and a wax (or sealant for that matter)? It makes sense that there’s confusion around the topic – terms like these are often used interchangeably and most people were taught to understand that a wax IS A sealant and both of them are a form of coating. In a lot of ways that’s true, but as detailing technology continues to evolve, paint protection materials have become more advanced and distinct differences between these terms have begun to emerge.

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Car Detail, Car Detailing, Car Wash, clay, clay bar, clay mitt, Detailing, Paint Correction -

Picture this: you just got finished washing your car. You glide your hand over the paint expecting to feel a glossy, smooth finish, but you're instead greeted with a rough, gritty texture to your paint... What gives?

The culprit to your smooth paint woes is more than likely what we refer to as embedded or bonded paint contaminants. In other words, they're small, microscopic particles that work their way into the painted surface of your vehicle and bond themselves to a point where a typical hose & bucket wash will struggle to remove them. 

Enter claying... 

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