Guides

  • Guide to Interior Detailing- Reloaded!!

    Regular vacuuming and dusting of your car's interior is the best way to keep it looking good. However, surface cleaning alone is not enough. Two to three times a year you will need to detail the upholstery to keep it looking its best. Personally, I like products that leave a nice matte finish or low sheen, but that is personal preference. My favourite detailer is 1z einszett cockpit premium, but I also like the protection in ultima interior guard plus.
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  • Don't Forget to Clean your Air Vents

    Many car owners, even those who take great pride in the appearance of their vehicle's exterior, will often skimp when it comes to cleaning up some areas of its interior. They'll vacuum the carpet and wipe off the dash, but they'll forget the "smaller" details. Which means the job isn't quite done. One such detail is the need to clean your air vents on a regular basis. Today, we'll explain why this is important and the best detailing products to get the job done. Dust Accumulation and Musty Odors No one should be forced to breathe dirty air. With air being circulated around the...

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  • einszett Closes, the Next Chapter Begins: nextzett

    It is with regret we wish to inform you that just shy of 80 years, einszett Autopflegesysteme of Germany is closing its doors. What started as a local company started by Werner Sauer, Sr. in 1936 with the goal of producing a better car polish, has flourished into a worldwide global brand. However, on the heels of an economic downturn in Europe, Werner Sauer, Jr. the current CEO of einszett, decided to retire. With no heir to take over the company, he felt it was best to close its doors. In response, many of the key members of einszett, including...

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  • New Product Updates from Menzerna

    Menzerna has once again revamped their polishes and labeling for 2015, but this time, the improvement is the best one yet. Ideally named Menzerna Polishing Program, the changes introduce a flexible 4-step polishing system, each with its unique colour coding and application. A standard product is assigned to each of the four polishing levels – Heavy Cut (Red), Medium Cut (Yellow), Finish (Green) and Protection (Blue). Together these products form the Menzerna standard process, which is considered as recommendation. Numerous application cases are securely covered in practice with this process. Polishing Program Overview Alternative and special products are available for...

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  • How to Rejuvenate Your Leather Interior

    Rejuvenating your car interior or any item made with fine quality leather is an easy process utilizing Leatherique Pristine Clean and Rejuvenator Oil. Please carefully read directions before beginning application. Rejuvenator Oil and Pristine Clean Set Vacuum the surface of the upholstered piece or interior well or use a soft brush to remove large particles of dirt, paying particular attention to seams, folds, and cracks. Apply the Rejuvenator Oil liberally (about 4 oz. per seat) with a Sponge Brush or your hands; massaging the oil well into all the surfaces and natural folds of the leather, this puts natural ingredients,...

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  • Guide to Fall Detailing and Winter Vehicle Maintenance

    Olde Town Auto Spa Guide to Fall Detailing and Winter Vehicle Maintenance Well I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but our long Canadian winter is just around the corner, and fall detailing is all about preparing for old man winter, and his cousin, Jack Frost. Right now is the perfect time to prepare your car for the upcoming winter since working in the fall temperatures is quite pleasant! Don’t let caring for your vehicle’s exterior be an afterthought. Snow, ice, sand, salt and other harmful winter elements can shorten the life of your vehicle’s finish if it...

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  • Guide to General Vehicle Cleaning & Maintenance

    Here is a step by step for general cleaning/maintenance to keep your vehicle looking brand new and in showroom condition. Step 1 Washing As far as washing goes, you need to look at it as an entire project. First and foremost, you have to wash the vehicle frequently (once or twice a week) and while doing so, you want to try and limit the amount of contact with the vehicle that will cause scratching or swirls. To do so is pretty easy but you can’t take shortcuts. I recommend the 2 bucket wash method. You can Google it for different variations,...

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  • OTAS Guide to Engine Detailing

    Step-by-Step Guide to Engine Detailing  ABSOLUTLEY REMEBER THIS TIP!!!!! Do not wash the engine unless it is cool. 
 Preparation Cover/wrap any electrical component that might get wet while washing with a plastic bag (grocery bag) or saran wrap. Parts to cover include the distributor, alternator, fuse box (optional) and any exposed wiring connectors. 
Rinsing In my opinion, a pressure washer is not needed and will only cause you grief.  Using the garden hose, rinse the engine bay using low pressure. Just give a quick rinse of the engine bay, not blasting it, and keeping away from the areas of...

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  • OTAS Guide to Machine Polishing

    Olde Town Auto Spa Guide to Machine Polishing Set your mind at ease! There are no worries when it comes to using a Random Orbital Polisher like the G110V2 Dual-Action Car Polisher by Meguiar’s, of damaging your paint, even if you have never used a car polisher before! This machine offers variable speeds and a random orbit dual action for safe, swirl free polishing. This polisher with the correct pad and polish, is capable of removing random isolated scratches, swirl, oxidation, water spots, acid rain etching and bird dropping damage as well as other unfortunate paint defects that stand in the way...

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