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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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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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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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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Three easy tricks to avoid dirt and grime building up

Everyone wants a clean car that smells nice, but Kids make that a real challenge. They spill things, smear their hands on the windows, and dump dirt and grass out of their shoes. Never fear, there are three easy things you can do: Treat fabric seats with a protective spray to make cleaning up mess…
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What exactly is oxidation?

This is a question that is often asked by car owners when discussing their vehicle’s paintwork. Oxidation is a type of corrosion that takes place when the chemicals within vehicle paint break down. As time passes, the paintwork dries out and loses some of its oil content. Both oxygen and heat (especially during blistering Colorado…
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Why Denver citizens should wear dark glasses

This is not a public service announcement concerning the power of the sun – well at least not directly. No, this new stricture to protect public well-being is all the fault of the work of a professional car detailer. Why? Well, the end result of high-class detailing is just so shiny. It’s an inevitable consequence…
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2 big benefits of opting for a hand car wash

It can seem quick and convenient to rush your car through an automated car wash when you have a moment to spare. However, like any rushed job, it won’t be perfect. Here are two key reasons why a personal hand car wash wins – well – hands-down. This deep clean reaches the parts that even…
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Causes of micro-scratches on your vehicle

Have you noticed micro scratches and swirl marks on the hood area of your car? If so, identifying their causes can help you avoid these scratches and maintain your vehicle’s shine. Here are some common causes of swirl marks and micro scratches. “Dry dusting” a dirty vehicle. Using detergents or soap that is too harsh…
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Extend the life of rubber parts with rubber treatment

Whether you own a classic car or the latest model, you probably have rubber parts that need proper care and maintenance. These include tires, trunk seals, doors, and bumpers. Luckily, with rubber treatment, you can: Extend the service life of your rubber parts Keep rubber parts elastic Prevent freezing-up in winter Prevent cracking, discoloration, and…
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