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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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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Questions to ask your car detailer

Is it your first time hiring a professional auto detailer? If so, there are a few things you’ll want to know to get an insight into the interior car detailing process. Here are some questions you can ask your auto detailer to help you make an informed decision. Which cleaning methods suit my vehicle? Are…
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On the road again!

Sorry if you’re going to be listening to that Willie Nelson classic in your head for the rest of the day! But, as our nation starts to return to a more normal life, then your car is likely to be enjoying more use than it might have during the last few months. So, now might…
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What do you hate most about keeping your car clean?

There can be a range of different answers, starting with the whole process! Some folk are so pleased to leave the whole job to experts and simply enjoy the outcome. Interestingly, we often hear from customers that a pet hate is vacuuming the interior. It is quite fiddly to get into every corner and crevice…
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Glue, scuffs and other dashboard marks…

Vehicle owners often make their dashboards look worse for wear when they perform DIY cleaning. The primary problem is that dashboard materials are fragile, especially leather and vinyl, and require special handling to prevent surface damage and stains. Consider the following: Many drivers affix products to their dashboards with adhesive tape. They later remove these…
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Doing a ‘Sherlock’ on your car

Holmes that is! The famous detective was often pictured, magnifying glass in hand, examining the most minute of detail to find the result he required. While we might not quite resort to a magnifier, the car detailer team here at Steve’s Detailing do end our car wash process with the most careful of inspections. We…
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Why professional detailers always use more than one bucket…

Unless a luxury car has been rated a collector’s item, it loses value over time. A damaged paint job from improper cleaning causes extra expense related to paint-repair costs, especially if the paint has a special formulation. For this reason, a professional car detailer uses the two-bucket method: The first bucket contains a soapy approved…
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How to know you’re working with a professional car detailer

If you’re thinking about selling your vehicles in the next few months, then you have a lot on your plate. Cars lose their shine with time. And to get the best value and increase your chances of selling fast, consider auto detailing. But getting the right car detailer is not a walk in the park.…
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