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DETAILING, THE FAQs

Wading through the forums can be quite a difficult endeavour and finding the answers you, not always there. We have compiled our top most asked questions with answers written by experts in the field. anything else you need answering, just get in contact with us. 

CLEANING

What is car shampoo?

Car shampoo is chemically different to body wash and dish soap. It is designed to improve the paints finish and be PH neutral. 

 

What is snoawfoam

Snowfoam is a thick soap designed to pull the dirt off the cars surface prior to a bucket wash. 

 

What is the two bucket method?

Using two buckets, one fresh on dirty, this method is designed to reduce paint swirls by washing the mitt off in the dirty bucket prior to dipping it in the clean one. 

 

What is a grit guard?

Prevents the dirt from the mitt being picked up from the bottom of the bucket. 

What is a microfiber or lambswool wash mitt?

These are specially designed wash mitts which are soft and safe for the paints surface. 

 

What is a clay bar?

A clay bar is an actually block of clay. It pulls the dirt from the paints surface like unblocking your skins pours.

 

Do clay bars cause marring?

Yes. There use requires polishing afterwards. 

 

What are the black spots on my paint?

This is tar which has bonded to the paint. 

 

How do I remove tar and glue?

Tar and glue remover. During the wash down, spray on the areas and let is soak for a short bit. Wash offer and repeat until gone. Stubborn areas can require clay bar use.