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Polishing in Tight Spaces – Top 5 Questions to Consider

If you’re looking to achieve professional quality results, car polishing demands patience and commitment. Polishing to improve an automobile’s appearance is relatively easy – but polishing to perfection is an entirely different situation, one which requires considerable effort, time, and specialty equipment. When faced with the decision on where to allocate those valuable resources, tight scoops, louvres, vents, and channels tend to be overlooked by detailers since they are usually the least visible parts on a car under normal, day-to-day conditions. However, if you’re aiming for a truly high-end correction detail, you’ve got to get in there and make it...

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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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