Welcome to the first edition of The Week In Detail(ing). In this feature I aim to bring you all the highlights, product launches, competitions, tips and interesting features from the world of detailing, car care as well as other useful snippets for bike and boat owners where they are published.
T-Cut Celebrates 60 years
Kicking off this first edition we would like to congratulate the team at on reaching their 60th Anniversary year. First launched in 1954 after being formulated by the current chairman’s father, Clifford Schofield the product has gone on to be the starting point for many a detailers career and enthusiasts first delve into the world of detailing.
To mark the Anniversary a sparkling £50,000 Swarovski Crystal-encrusted T-Cut tin has been commissioned, with a value in the region of £50k!
With 26,000 diamonds as part of the detailed design and suitable security measures in place, the tin will shortly be off on a tour of the country to some of the most well-known car dealers before taking up residence back at the T-Cut headquarters in Bury.
Meguiars Winter Paint Care Tips
Although compared to winters past we are currently enjoying a bit of a mild one this year. However you never know what is round the corner and how soon the credit card might need to come out – even if only to scrape the ice of the windscreen.
Ever mindful of the damage winter can inflict on our cherished motors Meguiar’s latest blog post is all about “keeping your paint looking great throughout the winter”.
Swissvax Announce Sponsorship of VW Festival 2014
Swissvax UK have this week announced that they will be the official Car Care Sponsor for the 2014 VW Festival at Harewood House Leeds.
Taking place on August 15-17 this year they will helping judge the ever popular show & shine as well as having their own stand packed full of their wonderful products for anyone who either needs to replenish or try Swissvax for the first time. Tickets for the show can be ordered from the official show website.
National Leather Training Centre Opening Soon
The leather repair company have confirmed that the doors to their new National Leather Training Centre will be open for its first set of students on 29th January 2014.
Located in Hull, East Yorkshire the centre is only a short hop from Hull’s air and sea links as well as just a few hundred yards of Hull train station making it one of the most accessible leather training centres in Europe.
The new centre aims to provide anyone who either works with or on leather products or people looking to add to or start-up their own leather repair and restoration business with the skills and knowledge to be able safely clean, restore and recolour leather products.
More information can be found from their facebook page which also has links to their official website.
Competition Time – Auto Finesse Wednesday Waxathon
The Auto Finesse Wednesday Waxathon is back. If you ever fancy getting your hands on selection of quality Auto Finesse products head on over to their facebook where they have a weekly competition to win some great goodies from their range. This weeks competition had a prize value of over £200!