Professional Carwashing & Detailing

The need to keep a vehicle's undercarriage clean during winter

February 24, 2014

CLEVELAND — Not only is a carwash important during the winter, but so is finding the right wash to clean your vehicle’s undercarriage, according to station News 5.

The undercarriage of a vehicle is where a lot of the salt buildup occurs, which leads to rust.

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“You want to make sure you get that underneath rinse off,” said Joe Hathorn, owner of Carnegie Auto Wash & Detail. “That chassis bath is just as important as the exterior.”

Frequently, the cheapest available wash will not include undercarriage cleaning.

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It is also suggested by Hathorn that you wax your vehicle throughout the winter, which will help to protect it from salt and other things that cause damage.

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