Does My Old Car Still Exist? [How to Find Out]

Have you been wondering what happened to your old car that seemed like it was on its last legs (or wheels)? Well, this is quite common and thanks to a simple new service from the DVLA, you can quickly see if your old car still exists and whether it is roadworthy or not. Keep reading … Read more

12 Advantages and Disadvantages of Waxing Your Car

Waxing your car is the final step in detailing your car, and perhaps one of the most important. The advantages of waxing are always touted by detailers, providing essential protection to the car’s paintwork. But nobody seems to discuss the disadvantages. In this guide, I’ll give a detailed overview of the pros and cons of … Read more

Best pH Neutral Car Shampoos [UK Guide]

Whether you’re a beginner or well-versed detailer, car shampoo is the essential cleaning product. You might have heard the rage about pH neutral car shampoos but will be left wondering which ones are the best. Well, we’ve done the hard work for you and put together this guide with our recommended products for every use, … Read more

Why Use a pH Neutral Car Shampoo? [Pros and Cons]

A big trend among amateur detailers is the move towards pH neutral car shampoos. But what does this mean and why is it good for cars? Keep reading for the full pros and cons. What Does pH Neutral Car Shampoo Mean? Just in case you weren’t paying attention in chemistry class, the pH (potential of … Read more

Can You Wash a Car with Washing Up Liquid? What About Shampoo?

I’ve seen countless articles listing washing up liquid and other household detergents as alternatives to car wash shampoo. But should you use these to wash your car? No, you shouldn’t use washing up liquid, shampoo or household detergents to wash your vehicle. Car shampoo has been formulated to be gentle on your car’s paintwork. In … Read more

How to Permanently Restore Plastic Trims on Your Car

From bumpers to door handles, the black plastic trims on your car are unavoidable, especially if you have an older vehicle. Just like your paintwork or any other part of your vehicle, over time, these trims tend to fade and can look very dull. Luckily, you can restore your faded trims and by following the … Read more

Carnauba Wax vs Synthetic Wax: Which is Best for Your Car?

Waxing your vehicle not only gives it a great shine, but adds extra protection against the sun and other elements. If you’re new to waxing your vehicle, there are many confusing terms, not least the two main types of wax: Carnauba Wax and Synthetic Wax. In this guide, I’ll explain the main difference between the … Read more

How to Wax a Car with a Machine Buffer

Waxing your vehicle is the final step in the cleaning process that makes your car gleam and adds protection to the paintwork to help keep it that way. Using a machine buffer (also referred to as a polisher) is an excellent way to speed up waxing your vehicle. For beginners, the use of a machine … Read more