3 Tips for Car Detailing
Tip 1: Use a two-bucket method wash
Two buckets, one with clean water and one with your shampoo mix. Start by rinsing your car down to loosen up all the dirt and grime. Take your wash mitt, 'dip' it into the shampoo bucket and start washing your vehicle, small section at a time. After covering a small section, 'dip' it into the clean water and rinse all the dirt out. Start again by dipping into the shampoo bucket and repeat the process until the entire car is washed. Rinse the shampoo and suds away from the car and you'll be ready to dry the car.
If your detailer only uses one bucket for a wash, it's better to walk away.
Tip 2: Avoid Chamois "Shammy" and use a Microfibre Drying Towel
However, the main issue about chamois is they are very grabby, doesn't matter if its leather or synthetic. They "grab" onto your paintwork and glide across with a strong friction. The chamois itself in addition to any possible dust or dirt particles or anything you missed during the washing stages may also be dragged along the surface causing scratches and marring.
Tip 3: Protect your car for ease of maintenance
Wax, sealant or ceramic quartz coating also makes the paint surface hydrophobic. In layman terms, any water comes in contact with the surface, it beads and runs off the paint surface instead of sitting on the surface so it makes washing and maintaining a car a lot easier.