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Can You Wash Your Car in Cold Weather?

Maintaining your car all year round is very important, but it can get a lot harder to do during the wintertime, especially if you live in an area where it snows. And as you probably know, when the snow hits the ground, so does the road salt, which is what can really mess up your …

A man detailing his car. Wiping it down with a towel.
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How Often Should You Wash Your Car?

Maintaining your car goes beyond simple oil changes and buying new tires every few years. Washing your car is just as important as any other maintenance  if you want to keep your car looking as new as possible during the time you own it, but how often should you wash it? The time interval is …

John Branscomb washes his car in the Barney Circle neighborhood in Washington, DC, on August 30, 2020.
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The Dos and Don’ts of Cleaning Your Car

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to isolate. Airplanes, trains, buses, ridesharing services, and cabs have become a more risky way to get around, leaving our personal automobiles the safest way to travel, as long as we keep your car clean. My wife and I live in NYC and after seven years of not keeping …

Miami, Little Havana, men working at car wash.
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Your Sprinklers Could Be Ruining Your Car

Unless you park in a garage or live someplace utterly void of a sprinkler system, chances are you’ve probably let your car get at least a little bit misted by a sprinkler. While many people don’t think twice about parking their car in the driveway, if you aren’t careful, you could be dowsing your car …

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Should You Pressure Wash Your Car?

There are so many ways to wash your car. On top of that, there are so many products like soaps, waxes, and polishes that line the shelves, and it can be hard to know what products are worth your time and money. Washing your car can seem easy, but you could actually be doing a …

Piant protection is often presented to those car shopping as an add-on.
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Does Ceramic Spray Wax Actually Work?

Keeping your car clean and shiny can be an arduous task, especially if you can’t park your car in a garage. And while regular washes and wax applications can help keep your car looking practically new for a couple of weeks and up to a month, there’s nothing better than having a ceramic coating professionally …

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What Is a Waterless Car Wash?

Washing your car is important in order to prolong the car’s paint job and a waterless car wash is a quick and easy way to get the job done. What is a waterless car wash? It’s just what it sounds like; a car wash without the use of water. To some, it may sound like …

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How to Take Care of Your Idle Car

You might not be driving much right now, and your car could be the last thing on your mind. Although, how you take care of your car while it’s idle will influence its overall performance. To maintain your car as it sits, you’ll still want to tend to your car’s battery, engine, and exterior. Here …