WHAT IS CAR DETAILING?

So, we often get asked all the time ‘what is car detailing’? Well, the word ‘Detailing’ can be easily referred to anything such as a building, a garment, or a work of art. We believe that car detailing is about getting the complete best results for your paintwork and surfaces.

We all love our cars, but how much do we love them. Car cleaning has so many levels in terms of expertise, you have car washes, you have Valeters and you have us! But really what is the difference?!

A standard car wash will cost you roughly £10 for a wash and vac, it does sounds so appealing because it cheap and cheerful. However, the chemicals used in the process are so harsh it could strip the lacquer off your car.

Valeters would be a step up to your basic offering from a car wash. It would usually cost a little bit more than your standard wash! You will get everything covered from a car wash, but with more attention to detail. The service usually includes door shuts, wiping down leathers and dressing all plastics. Generally, they will make sure all surfaces are clean however not consider the embedded contaminants and swirl marks. Typically, you could pay anything from around £25-£250.

So where do we stand? Detailers will do what ever it takes to create perfection, no matter how many steps are needed.  We do what no one else in the industry can do, which is to understand the car history before any work is performed. We achieve excellence through our extensive product knowledge and effective techniques to overcome any obstacle.

Generally, the term car detailing is to thoroughly clean, polish and protect all parts of a vehicle from top to bottom, using specialist tools and products. It does not however, include paintwork and body repairs although sometimes light cosmetic restorative work will be undertaken, for example stone chip touch ups and wet sanding, depending on the condition of the vehicle. The aim is to enhance and fully restore the vehicles paintwork by eliminating defects such as light scratches swirls marks.