People often talk about a car being waxed, but if you are not a car enthusiast, you may wonder if you should bother with the whole detailing and waxing process. The answer to that is 'yes.' Your car's exterior gets many benefits from a thorough, professional hand waxing.
Dry stains like crumbs and powders can cause a lot of damage to your car's seats, upholstery, and flooring. Unfortunately, those can also be the hardest types of stains to contain and avoid. Are you struggling to keep crumbs out of your car, especially if you transport kids (and allow them to eat in the car) on a regular basis? Try some of these strategies to help keep your car cleaner and avoid the damage and mess from those dry stains.
There are several parts of our cars that we think about all the time. The tires, the paint, the radio, the gas tank... but how often do you think about the main part you interact with? Because your steering wheel puts up with a lot of abuse, and you might be prematurely ageing it.
Over time, headlights can begin to discolour and show signs of damage caused by UV rays, This damage can lead to a yellowing effect that not only looks unsightly but can reduce the effectiveness of your headlights. We take a look at the best way to return your headlights to their former glory.
PREVENTION We know hindsight is always 20/20 - but prevention really is the key to avoid a spill leaving lasting damage in the interior of your car. Even though leather and vinyl surfaces may be easier to clean than fabric - for carpets, fabric seats, leather and vinyl, your best option is to have a hydrophobic interior protection product applied. It will create a layer over the surface that will repel liquid and odours, making it a cinch to maintain.
BLACK If you take note of car colours while driving anywhere in Australia, it’s not hard to see that black is one of the most common colours on the road. But that statistic doesn’t necessarily mean that it is an easy car colour to maintain. Though there is something spectacular about a shiny and freshly detailed black car, they can be notoriously difficult to keep clean. Black cars make dust easy to see, as it is usually lighter than the paint itself. It's also easy to see light scratches in the paintwork, which can occur in the top layer over the time causing a dulling effect.
LEATHER Caring for leather seats is not particularly difficult, however, it does take regular attention to ensure that the life of the leather is preserved for years to come. When leather is conditioned regularly the surface remains supple and strong, ensuring that the surface stays intact and lasts in line with the life of the car.
It’s that time of year that rolls around again in the blink of an eye. There always seems to be driving to do - to the shopping centre for the hundredth time, to visit the relatives that live on the other side of the city or on a long road trip for a well-deserved break. When you’re travelling so much, how do make sure you keep yourself, your loved ones and other drivers and their passengers safe?
HÄRTE - PAINT PROTECTION You’re probably aware that the clear coat that comes standard with your car when it rolls off the factory line isn’t particularly resistant to scratches and environmental elements. In fact, automotive paint is notoriously soft and easily damaged by bumps to the surface, wayward bird droppings and home-washing mishaps.