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Alcantara, Blog, Car Detail, Interior, Lenos Garage Australia, Suede, Wheel -

Has your Suede or Alcantara seen better days? 

In today’s blog post, we’ll cover the basic steps we use around the garage for cleaning & maintaining our Suede or Alcantara.

They’re both soft, luxurious materials that have garnered popularity in the automotive world over the years. If you’ve owned a car with suede (likely Alcantara), you’ll know that the material can be a little high maintenance when it comes to cleanliness. And while the soft, supple feel of suede may lead you to believe it is delicate, it is, in reality, actually quite robust.

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All-Purpose Cleaner, Blog, Car Detail, Car Wash, engine bay, Lenos Garage Australia, Microfibre, Spray, Tire and Trim, Trim care -

In this post we’re going to cover a topic that often strikes fear in the hearts of lots of us detailing our own cars at home out on the driveway, your Engine Bay!

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Blog, Car Detail, Car Wash, Drying Aid, Eco Wash, Evaporate, Lenos Garage Australia, Soap, Spray, Wash & Wax -

Detail Spray, Waterless Wash, Drying Aid, Spray Wax, Spray Sealants… What’s the difference!? On the surface, they all seem very similar. You spray it on, then wipe it off. Are they really all that different from one another? It’s a great question, and one we’d like to address.

In reality, while all of these products are comparable, each of them has a uniquely specific role & function in detailing. In this write-up we’ll go over the individual purposes of each, how they overlap and how to differentiate when you should use one versus the other.

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Blog, Car Detail, Car Wash, Clean Strip, Drying Aid, Evaporate, Lenos Garage Australia, Microfibre, Soap, Trim, Wash & Wax -

What is a drying aid?! In recent years, a new product category has begun to emerge in the automotive detailing world. Products called “drying aids” are becoming more popular and are one of the most recent advancements in detailing technology.  

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Blog, Car Detail, Car Wash, Clean Strip, Eco Wash, Lenos Garage Australia, Soap, Wash & Wax -

Believe it or not, soaps can vary big-time. Take a second and think about how many soaps you have in your shower alone. You might have a shampoo, conditioner, body soap, face wash, or even a bar of soap. That’s 5 different soaps before you even put your clothes on in the morning! 

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