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

Black vs White Cars: Which Are Best?

Henry Ford famously said, “Any customer can have a car painted any colour that he wants, so long as it is black”. That was over 100 years ago, but with more choice now than ever before, is black still the best colour? In this article, we’ll find out. Which is Most Popular, Black or White Cars? Black cars are more popular than white … Read more

Best Leather Car Seat Cleaners & Conditioners [UK Guide]

If your car has leather seats, you need to be using leather cleaner and conditioner on them. If you don’t, your leather seats can begin to crack and look worn. For the best results for your leather seats, you should use a specially formulated cleaner and conditioner. If you’re wondering which one, then you’re in … Read more

Best Microfibre Car Drying Towels [UK Guide]

Drying your car is one of the most important steps in washing your car to ensure a streak free finish. This is best done with a dedicated microfibre drying towel that has been designed to be soft on your paintwork whilst having a high absorbency. At first glance it may seem like all microfibre cloths … Read more