Car Detailing Tips For an Optimum Performance
Owning a car is probably a person’s second biggest lifetime investment. Undeniably one would want to keep their ride in as pristine condition possible. Besides maintaining the heart of ones auto which is the engine, its paintwork is just as vital. Paintwork condition reflects on the general well being of the car and most importantly how well the owner treats it. It matters when it comes to selling, as flawless paintwork sends out impression that the vehicle was in good hands and thus fetches premium price. Read on as the below car ceramic tint tips could restore your precious auto to tiptop condition at minimum price.
Firstly, pour a generous amount of car wash liquid or alternatively dishwashing detergent into a pail of water. Mind you, dishwashing detergents are powerful oil, grime and dirt remover plus they are gentle on paint as they are on hands. Give your car a throughout wash over, into tight spots such as your door handle and even in between your alloy wheel spokes. Use only micro fiber clothes to avoid fine scratches cause by using rag.
Next is the claying process. Spray an area with car wash mixture. Then, you will have to knee a small piece of clay that you can hold comfortably with your fingers and rub it over the sprayed area. For the top area of the car, use a front and back motion and for the side area of the car, use an up down motion. Rub over the same area until you feel it going over the paint smoothly. Rinse car thoroughly with water to wash off clay before proceeding to dry it.
Following step would be to apply polish to further reduce hairline cracks. Polish a small area in circular motion on top area of the car, front back motion on side area of the car, finish with up down motion. This polishing method is recommended by most polish manufacturer. After it has dried, use another clean 100% cotton towel and buff off dried polish. Repeat all the steps for a maximum of 3 times for optimum result.
Some services that you might enquire about at a professional dealer, or that you might consider performing yourself are things that you might not think of every day. Coating your antenna with graphite helps if your antenna is retractable. Use a q-tip to clean the inside of your vents. Use leather cleaners for leather surfaces (but remember that not all surfaces in a leather interior are actually leather; some are just faux leather).
You might realize that you don’t need to have car that is spotless. If this is the case, then cleaning your car at home is an obvious choice. Every once in a while, however, it is nice to do a thorough detailing job. You can’t always drive away in a new car, but you can sometimes drive away in a car that feels like new.
In the end, choosing to get your car detailed is a personal choice. There is no right or wrong answer. If you have enough money, and you don’t have the time, then having a professional detailer is the obvious solution. If you don’t have the money, consider detailing at home.
Owning a car is probably a person’s second biggest lifetime investment. Undeniably one would want to keep their ride in as pristine condition possible. Besides maintaining the heart of ones auto which is the engine, its paintwork is just as vital. Paintwork condition reflects on the general well being of the car and most importantly…