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Detailing

Microfiber tips for detailers

Microfiber cloths and towels for greater efficiency, lower friction and scratching, and easier washing, rinsing and drying, work well for detailers.


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Explaining paint measurements

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. — While paint measurements are commonly referred to in detailing circles, many are still clueless about exactly what they mean, and how they can be a valuable tool, according to Detailed Image.  


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The practicality of car detailing

KITCHENER, Ontario — Detailing is not just a luxury for the rich, but provides numerous benefits to an average vehicle owner, according to TheRecord.com.     


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Teenager runs mobile detailing service

TORONTO — Seamus Smith has had an entrepreneurial spirit since he was a kid, and now he runs his own mobile detailing business at 17, according to myTownCrier.ca.    


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Fire engulfs Ind. detail shop

HAMMOND, Ind. — The cause of the fire, which occurred around 2:30 a.m., is being investigated.
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Changing perceptions and cleaning cars

How Rising Tide invested in autistic people.
“We as a society view autism as a disability that deserves sympathy,” said the co-founder of Rising Tide Car Wash Tom D’Eri, but at this unique business, where 80 percent of the workers are autistic people, it’s viewed completely differently.
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Building the dealer + vendor relationship through technology

The story of how one detailer found success with his customer base.
Most dealers have used, currently use or at least understand the use of a sublet company to clean their cars. The benefits of using sublet companies aren’t new to the industry, but having a great relationship with their sublet vendor is.
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Paint color restoration: Then and now

How today’s clear coatings can restore a paint's original color and gloss.
When I wrote "Why Paints Fade" in the April 2008 issue of this magazine, (which I urge you to digest before reading this article), I believed it was simply impossible to create a clear coating that would look as great, by wipe-on hand application, as an automotive spray gun finish would. I was wrong.
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Quoting a job accurately and providing great service

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. — An important part of turning a profit and keeping your customers happy is providing them with an accurate quote about detailing packages, according to a Detailed Image blog.


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Wheel-eez has unique roots, innovative product

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The idea for Wheel-eez wheel cleaner started with Cork Industries Inc. developing a safer cleaning product for printing presses.


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