often should I wash my car?
Try to wash your car once a week to minimise those constant
such as industrial fallout, acid rain, bird and insect
sap etc. damaging your paintwork.
wash my car regularly but the paintwork doesn't feel smooth?
Washing your car regularly will only remove the soil you can
rough film you can feel on your paintwork is a combination of
and those damaging contaminants bonding to your paintwork.
Oxidisation is when the U V rays of the Sun deteriorate
causing it to fade and become thin and chalky looking over time.
do I protect my car from all those damaging contaminants and
You would have to leave your car under a cover and locked away
in a garage,
alternatively, prevention with a regular maintenance program of
polishing and protecting the paintwork with a barrier coat of
wax or polymer sealant is the only solution.
is the difference between a Polish and a Wax or Polymer Sealant?
Polish will remove light oxidisation and very fine scratches
the gloss of the paint but not leaving any protection.This
be followed with either a Wax, which is a natural product, or a
Sealant, which is a man made product usually produced from a
Teflon base, to protect the shine and finish of the paint.
often should I wax my car?
You should apply a wax or polymer sealant every 2-4 months,
on the circumstances, this will maintain the barrier coat to
contaminants and oxidisation.
car is new and the dealer put a Lifetime Paint Protection on it.
New car paintwork is virtually flawless with a brilliant shine
comes without any paint protection from the manufacturer so it
to is exposed
to all those damaging contaminants and oxidisation from day
all types of paint protection will eventually wear down and have
reapplied to maintain that barrier coat, so be careful with
promise and read the fine print carefully in your warranty
will find that a lot of those damaging contaminants are excluded
the lifetime warranty cover.
car has faded (oxidised) paint, is it to late to protect it?
It is never to late, first the top layer of oxidised paint has
to be removed
with a cutting compound then the new paint can polished and
will look like a new car again!
have big scratch on my car, can it be removed?
Generally, if you can feel the groove of the scratch with your
it is probably too deep and will not buff out, but it can be
with a paint stick.