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What ‘attention to detail’ really means

We’re occasionally asked about the term ‘detailing‘ in our company name. It’s a word that sounds precise, one that suggests the level of care taken might be even higher than you expect. That’s the standard we work to. Just one example of this that you may not find elsewhere. You might find a car that…
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Porsche detailing from Steve's Detailing and Hand Car Wash

Do you have ‘car proud’ friends or relatives?

To be honest, some people don’t care much what their vehicle looks like, as long as it gets them from A to B. Yet, we bet you’ll know others who take immense pride in their car looking as close to showroom condition as possible. Some of these individuals will spend hours on it themselves; others…
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Wheels and Trim polishing by Steve's Detailing

It is ‘inspection’ time of year

As the holiday season approaches – even if it’s going to be a bit different this year – then you may be receiving visits from relatives you don’t often see. This is where it can seem a bit like ‘inspection time’! You know what we mean: those visitors who pass silent (or not always silent)…
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Hand detailing and polishing

What exactly is oxidation?

This is a question we were recently asked; it’s a term that is often used regarding damage to the paintwork of a vehicle. So, technically speaking, oxidation involves a chemical reaction that leads to the movement of, or giving away of, electrons. Typically, this involves a reaction between oxygen and another substance, such as iron.…
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Leather detailing for your fine automobile

Items you should always remove from you vehicle before having it detailed

A lot of drivers take their vehicles to a car detailer with the expectation that they don’t have to do any sort of preparation beforehand. Yet, it’s important to always remove certain items for safety and security reasons. Before your next interior car detailing appointment, remove the following: Valuables Believe it or not, many people…
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Meticulous hand washing for your fine vehicle

Some famous words about ‘detail’

Walt Disney can start this small collection of thoughts. He once said: ‘There is no magic in magic, it’s all in the details’. We’d certainly agree, the appearance of any washed and detailed vehicle is down to hard work and utter attention to every single detail. Fashion kingpin Giorgio Armani said: ‘To create something exceptional,…
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Wheels and Trim polishing by Steve's Detailing

Is your vehicle ready?

Cold temperatures and ice and snow storms will return to Denver all too soon. Many luxury car owners believe that vehicle preparation for this weather only entails a mechanical checkup, the replacement of tires, or the installation of a vehicle emergency kit. Yet, your vehicle isn’t ready for late fall and winter weather if you…
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Muddy road

Some things you SHOULDN’T find after a hand car wash

After an expert team has lovingly washed your car by hand, here are just three of the many things you should never find… Tires, bumpers and seals which still remind you of some of the dirty, gritty, muddy journeys you’ve recently completed An engine compartment that still has traces of the grime and dirt of…
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After an automated car wash

If you put your car through this process, here are a couple of things to watch out for afterwards… Water spotting: examine the body of your vehicle. Do you see those spots of water that the drying process has missed? Irritating – isn’t it! Missed bits: we know there are those nooks and crannies where…
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