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The Rise of the Microfiber Pad

The continuous quest for efficiency pushes us as innovators to explore new materials, investigate new designs, and develop new products. This is more evident here at Lake Country Manufacturing than anywhere else, especially since our tagline is literally "Innovation to Make Life Easier." This is why our microfiber pads have drastically increased in popularity! Always Setting the Standard In the early 1980’s, Lake Country developed and produced some of the first foam buffing pads to be found in the United States market. This marked a seismic change in the automotive, marine, composite, and aeronautical industries. Traditional wool pads finally had...

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Top 5 Most Common Paint Defects & Techniques to Remove Them

Too often, beginning detailers generalize any visual discrepancy on the finish of an automobile as a “paint defect.” While they are not wrong, they are only 50% right. Paint defects are visual discrepancies; however, different discrepancies require different correction techniques. While all paint defects may require compounding and polishing to abrade paint material until the surface flaws are removed, understanding the different paint defects and how to use an exponential process to efficiently correct them as a detailer is vital. Let’s begin with an understanding of the top five most common paint defects and the best techniques used to eliminate...

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