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A Day In The Life Of AABA Detailing

What Is Car Detailing?Car detailing, or auto detailing is a term that is used allot nowadays and it can have different meanings to different People. For example, in America the term detailing usually refers to most kinds of car cleaning, whereas in the U.K the term ‘car valeting’ is more predominantly used to desGenerally, the correct definition for the term...

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Claying Your Car

Claying is the process of removing bonded surface contaminants from your car that cannot be removed by washing alone and that need to be eliminated before the polishing process, using using a synthetic poly clay. It works by gently pulling and lifting the bonded contaminants off the surface which then become encapsulated in the clay. A detailing spray, or designated...

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Debadging A Car

Most cars have allot of unnecessary and unsightly badges attached to them that come standard from the factory. It is a popular practice to remove some or all of these badges to give the car a cleaner look and to help enhance the lines of it. The procedure however should be undertaken correctly and safely to ensure that the surrounding...

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Faded Headlights

Faded headlights can seriously let down the overall look of a vehicle and can also compromise the actual operation of them. Many cars headlights that have begun to fade are simply left to get worse and worse because the owners do not think that anything can be done about the problem apart from completely replacing them with new units.Headlights can...

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Over Spray On Your Vehicle

f you notice you have overspray on your car you can remove this by using a clay bar, if you have paint overspray on your car you need to find out if the paint is water based or solvent based. You can still use the clay bar if its water based but if its solvent based then you may need...

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Removing stickers from a vehicle

Removing stickers & vinyl from a vehicles paintwork can sometimes be difficult and if it is not undertaken correctly damage can easily be inflicted. The key to removing stickers & vinyl safely and successfully is to first apply heat which softens the adhesive underneath and makes the vinyl itself softer and more malleable. A hair dryer should be used instead...

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Restoring Faded & Oxidized Paintwork

Restoring Faded & Oxidized Paintwork There are two types of vehicle paintwork, clear coated and single stage. Clear coated has a clear lacquer that protects the paintwork underneath. Single stage paintwork has no protective lacquer layer and so the paintwork is open to abuse from the elements. If a car has single stage paint and is not cared for properly...

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Car Window Cleaning

The glass can be one the the hardest and most awkward areas of a car to clean. It’s very easy and common for people to attempt to clean their cars glass, only to end up creating more unsightly marks and smears. It’s important not only to regularly clean your glass, but to also polish it. This helps to keep it...

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Cleaning Milk Spillages and Eliminating Stale Odours

If you have ever accidentally spilled milk or other dairy products in your car then you will probably know that the spillage will soon begin to give off a stale odour that can prove to be very difficult to remove. The reason these spillages quickly begin to smell is because of living bacteria that is found in milk & dairy...

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Cleaning Your Wheels

The wheels and tyres are the only parts of your car that actually connect it to the road, therefore they tend to pick up dirt and contaminants quickly. Wheel arches are the inner area that surround the wheels and tyres and so any dirt and contaminants picked up from the road surface by will be deposited on them quickly too.As...

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Leather Cleaning

If your car has a leather interior it’s important to keep it clean and hydrated/conditioned in order to preserve the structure and life of it. As leather is fundamentally an animal rawhide, if it is not looked after and maintained properly it can very quickly become ingrained with dirt, discoloured and worn. If you have a car with a leather...

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Maintaining Your Clean Car

Once your car has been properly cleaned, polished and protected it will be much easier to work on and take less time, effort and products to keep it looking as though it has just had a major clean. A weekly or biweekly wash using a mild, wax friendly shampoo product will be sufficient to remove any light dirt & contaminants...

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Polishing Your Vehicle

When polishing a new car you may want to move the polishing pad in a left to right motion so to avoid leaving swirl marks.Hand Polishing vs Machine Polishing  There are fundamentally only two ways to polish the paintwork of your vehicle; either by hand or with the use of a machine. There are various advantages and disadvantages for both techniques and a...