Steve’s Detailing & Hand Car Wash Blog

Welcome to Steve’s Detailing & Hand Car Wash blog for our business located in Denver Colorado.  You’ll find interesting articles and tips on these pages and get an introduction to the car detailing industry and our insights in these services that we love to provide our customers.

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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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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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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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Leather detailing for your fine automobile

How your car could bug you!

A survey carried out by a university in the UK involved the swabbing of car seats, steering wheels, and footwells. The results showed a notable presence of E Coli bacteria. Other such studies discovered around 300 to 700 bacteria present per square centimeter. Incidentally, public toilets gave results of around 500! Results were higher when…
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Pesky birds!

Bird excrement, and the bugs it contains, can easily penetrate a vehicle’s protective outer layer. Chemicals contained in that mess on the hood can eat through a clear coat and cause damage to the wax. This process can start within just a few minutes, often due to uric acid in the droppings. Incidentally, their poop…
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Do you need a really clean vehicle?

We know that there are times when your vehicle needs to be truly spotless and dust-free. You might be transporting an important business connection from the airport or picking up your in-laws as you all head off on a trip. There are lots of other occasions when you will want to ensure your car is…
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Clean engine compartment

What’s hidden under the hood?

You know how a kitchen can seem clean and tidy until you open a cupboard and everything that is crammed in and hidden out of plain sight cascades across the floor? It’s a bit like seeing a car, sparkling and gleaming after a clean and polish. Then you lift the hood and ages of ingrained…
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Is the devil really in the detail?

This old saying: ‘the devil is is in the detail’ originally referred to a catch or mysterious element in what was being undertaken. Nowadays, it is used to suggest that while something might look simple, it will actually take much more time and effort to achieve than might have been expected. It suggests that tasks…
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Revitalized interior for your vehicle

Vehicle Detailing 101: Did you know…?

Automobile detailing does more than keeping your vehicle looking its best. It also removes a variety of native and nonnative creepy crawlies and other dangerous pests that can harm you or your passengers. It even helps to prevent the transfer of certain arachnids and insects that can rapidly infest and breed in a home. What…
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The hidden dangers of an automatic carwash

One of the easiest ways to get the outside of a car clean is to run it through an automatic car wash. But, even the best-maintained car wash runs the risk of leaving tiny scratches in a car’s paint finish. Even brushless car washes can do this, as they often use recycled water. Automatic car…
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