Part of maintaining your car involves regularly washing it. If it’s a nice day out, try washing it on your own instead of taking it to a business. Here are some tips to help you out:
Use the right materials: Read all the labels of your cleaning agents to make sure it is suited to your car. Do not use dish soap and other household cleaners; there are dedicated products for washing your car. Don’t forget to invest in microfiber towels for drying.
Rinse your car before adding soap: Give your car a nice rinse before starting the scrubbing with car washing soap.
Investigate for scratches: After a good wash, scratches and other imperfections should be easier to spot. You can use a clay bar to restore the smoothness of your paint, but you’ll need a special compound or polisher to remove scratches.
Polish and wax: Many car owners stop after washing, but a true car wash includes a good polish and, of course, a wax to protect your car against the sun’s UV rays and anything that may come into contact with the paint.
Don’t forget the windows, the wheels, and the interior: Make sure to clean any smudges from the glass, spend some time washing your wheels, and use this opportunity to clean out your interior with a vacuum.
Keeping your car neat and clean is one way to make it last for all the miles ahead. Come see us at Chip Wynn Motors if you need a new vehicle to add to your fleet.