Car Care

Showstopping Car Care Tips From Expert Detailer

Meet Laurie Cross, owner of a premier car detailing shop who has prepared more than a few vehicles for high-profile car shows over the years.

Learn which vehicle is her favorite, and what she suggests for keeping your car looking sharp.

A Gob of Clay Takes That Gritty Feel Away

You’re cruising with the window down and left hand on the driver’s side door when it hits you: The paint feels like Braille. Time for a clay bar, an item great at restoring that showroom feel.

Banish Bug Gunk From Paint, Windows

Drive through a swarm of bugs one hot summer night and it looks as if Jackson Pollock painted your vehicle. Insect remains ruin vehicle surfaces and cause permanent damage if ignored. Here's how to handle that pesky problem.

5 Ways to Ready Your Ride For Winter Wrath

Fall car care is all about getting ahead of Old Man Winter. A little work this time of year preps your ride for the rain, snow, ice, sleet, and hail that awaits.

Get a handle on dirty jobs with latest specialty brushes

Brushes wisk away dirt without scratching the surface

A towel and elbow grease aren't always the best choices for shining your vehicle.

Sometimes a brush is the right answer.

'Showroom shine' tips for your dark-colored car

Nothing says “cool” like a sleek black vehicle with a mirror-like polish. Problem is, dark exteriors tend to highlight every speck of dust or drop of residue.

Summer months are particularly harsh for dark-colored vehicles. Dust from roadwork, insect splats, sap and soot can turn a sparkling shine into a grimy mess. Moreover, contaminants can permanently damage the luster on your vehicle’s finish.

Following simple care tips will give your dark-colored vehicle that “showroom” sparkle.