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Do’s and Dont’s of Pad Cleaning

What’s the best way to clean your pads to be sure they’ll provide the ultimate performance? Here are a few tips from the detailing experts at Lake Country Manufacturing: Do’s and Don’t of Pad Cleaning Don’t let compounds dry on the surface of the pad.  Always dry pads completely before storing in a bin or bag.  If moisture remains in pad when stored, mold can form and deteriorate the pad. Do not use heat to dry your pads.  Squeeze out the water or blot with a towel, and allow to air dry.  Heat can damage the pad surface or shrink…

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Boat Detailing Using Lake Country Pads

Boat detailing uses some of the same techniques and products as automotive detailing, as well as some that are made just for marine applications.  Here’s a boat that needed some attention! Autogeek’s Director of Training Mike Phillips shares the story of bringing the finish on this 1985 Cougar MTR Tunnel Hull back to life – or, as Mike says – from neglected to protected. For this project, the team used Lake Country wool pads, as well as Force Hybrid Foam Cutting pads to compound and polish.  They also used Marine 31 products, a dedicated line of waxes, cleaners and polishes…

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