The Car Wash Products Everyone Should Have in Their Kitbag

Car Wash Products Kit BagWith so many car wash products on the market, choosing which ones to have in your kit bag can be a little confusing. Especially to anyone just starting out in the world of detailing.

Here I will explore some of the essential items anyone from beginner to expect should always have in their detailing kit bag.

The first may come as a bit of a surprise. If like millions of other car owners you regularly use a sponge to wash your car, please make an immediate change and Ditch That Sponge!

By the very nature of their make-up, if a sponge traps even the smallest amounts of dirt or grit between it and your paintwork it will tend to suck up the water leaving the grit to drag across the surface of your paintwork as you wipe, leaving fine swirls and scratches behind it.

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What Is a Clay Bar and How To Best Use Them For Car Detailing

What Is A Clay Bar and How Best To Use For Car DetailingIn this latest post we look at what is a clay bar and how best to use them in detailing your car, helping you to get the best finish and shine you can out of the precious time you spend on your cherished motor.

Although now much more commonly used in the detailing fraternity than ever before, the clay bar is still one of detailings best kept secrets.

Using a clay bar can significantly improve the surface of your paintwork to give a silk smooth finish and ultimately help achieve the incredibly deep shine you are always looking for.

Even after over 10 years of first recommending them we still get asked what is a clay bar and do they really work? Hopefully this article will provide you with the answers to these questions.

So what is a clay bar , why does it work and how do you use it…?

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Top 5 Best Car Scratch Remover Products

SCRATCH-X -- 7 OZ. TUBEOver the years we have tried many of the car scratch remover products that we have either stocked or have been sent as samples. Some of those we have stuck with and added to our range and others we have let go of, either from our own experience or the feedback of customers.

So which of those we seen or our customers provided feedback on do we consider amongst the best car scratch remover products available?

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Remove Bird Muck From Your Car with New Poorboys Bird Sh#t Remover

Remove Bird MuckPoorboys World car care products are addressing one the car owners worst nightmares with their  Bird Sh#t Remover  product to help remove bird muck and prevent the horrendous damage it can do to your car paint.

The new product is designed to remove both fresh and dried on bird muck from your car paint, glass, plastic and exterior vinyl trim or convertible hoods & soft-tops. Like all Poorboys products it has been designed and formulated to be simple to use and is a case of spray on, wait a short while for the product to work and then gently wipe off with a microfibre cloth or towel.

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How To Get Your Faded Bumpers Back To GREY!

Getting Faded Grey Bumpers Back to GreyYes that’s right, this is an article on how to get your faded bumpers and trim not back to black, but back to grey. The majority of the questions we receive on this subject do relate to black and we have previously written a full article on this subject a link to which is provided below.

However not all vehicles were made with black bumpers, with a significant number being supplied with grey bumpers.

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How To Remove Bird Muck, Marks & Etching From Your Car Paintwork

How to remove bird muck & etching from car paintThe sun is out and the birds are in the sky feasting on the swarms of bugs and insects that the warm weather also brings out. Unfortunately along with this feasting comes the inevitable fallout – the downpour of  bird muck, droppings, lime, mess, poop or whatever you want to call it. Straight onto to our car’s newly polished shiny paintwork. In this article I aim to guide your through the process of how to remove bird muck etching, stains and marks from your cars paintwork.

Firstly we will look at the fresh stuff and how to clean bird poop off car paintwork. Then I will also guide you through the steps to remove dried bird poop on car paint in a way that best prevents scratching from pips, seeds and other hard bits within it.

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Review of Britemax Easy Cut and Final Shine Metal Polish “Twins”

Britemax Twins Metal Polish Test Gleaming Back BoxIf there is one brand that is certainly making a name for themselves in the world of metal polishes at the moment – that brand is Britemax. Here one of our regular contributors – Mark Beardmore – puts their flagship Britemax Twins Metal Polish to the test.

Originally from the US the Britemax brand and product range have been introduced into the UK by father & son team John & Matt Rooke – both with a keen interest in the world of motoring.

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What is the Difference Between Car Wax and Car Polish and Why it Matters

car wax vs car polish - the difference & what it matters

The two most regularly asked questions I receive are; “What is the best car polish to use to protect my car” and “What is the best car wax to use to polish my car”.

Unfortunately, these two questions demonstrate the big misconception in the general marketplace as to what can be achieved by the sole use of car wax or sole use of a polish.

In this article, which forms one of my guides to Detailing and Proper Car Care series, I aim to dispel these car polish vs wax misconceptions and help explain why, unless you have an immaculately and regularly detailed car, you should not initially use one without the other and what benefits you will get from each.

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8 Top Tips for Cleaning and Caring for Your Microfibre Cloths & Drying Towels

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As any detailer will testify – you can never have enough in your detailing kit bag, whether for cleaning, polishing or drying. Most would also agree it is just as important that you take equal care of cleaning and caring for your microfibres as you do using them to detail your cherished motor.

Here we outline 8 Top Tips to wash, clean and care for your microfibre cloths and towels, keeping them in tip top condition and ensuring your are working at optimum performance.

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