1. cover your car from the sun
UV Radiation can oxidize the surface of your car, causing the paint to fade and lose it’s shine. Depending on where you live, the weather and sun light has different affects to our car interior and exterior. In the mid-west during winter, the tons of salt on the road is a large cause of body and paint corrosion, unlike the north-east, cars are constantly damaged due to road salt. Depending on where your location, you may need to wash/clean your car often during different seasons.
2. Carefully choose car cleaning Products
Obviously, you should never use ordinary dish soap to wash your car it can destroy your car’s paint. You can find a trusted car wash soap here.
- Choose branded car wash soap
- Find a pH-balanced wash formula
- Wear gloves to protect your hands from rust
- Use 3 buckets for washing the body, wheels, and rinsing
- Use a microfiber cloth to dry your car
3. Wax your car
After you wash your car it’s smart to wax after thoroughly drying the body. Use a polymer-based wax to give your car a nice shine. We offer a special clay bar paint treatment that is the considered by car owners to be the best paint treatment on the market. Read more
- Wax in the shade
- Fill scratches before fully washing
- Use microfiber cloths to clean body paint
- Ask your car detail professional how to use the clay bar paint treatment
4. Don’t forgot your windows
We suggest using a top brand glass cleaner like glass cleaner or Windex, be careful using on tinted glass it can damage the glass tint. Clean the whole window, and inside the trim. Start by cleaning the window of the door rolled up, then bring the window down to clean the edges of the window. This will prevent the glass from being stained by the dirt inside the seal and keeps your whole window looking shiny.
5. Wheels and tires
Tires and wheels are constantly impacted with rough debris, oils, rocks, mud, and UV light damage. It’s important to pay special attention to each trie to increase the lifespan. An inexpensive cleaner found in your household to clean tires and wheels is vinegar. Because it can remove oil well from mental surfaces, and rubber tires.
5. Lubricate door hinges, and door trim Seals
Lastly, we recommend lubricating the car door mechanical door hinges to protect for long-term wear. Try using W-40 in the spray container, it’s a great lubricant for car doors hinges and door assembly. It’s good practice to lubricate your door seals every few months during harsh seasons to prevent cracking or later replacement. We recommend a seal lubricant seal with a 100% PFPE oil that can be found in any auto store or ordered here.