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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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HDO vs. SDO, Why Choose One or the Other?

The SDO pad line is one of the newest products offered by Lake Country Manufacturing, and is often considered alongside the extremely popular HDO pad line.  With good reason – they both have the same signature LC foam formulation, leading many detailers to wonder when to choose HDO or SDO pads. The answer to this frequently asked question comes down to what tool you’re using and your unique needs.  Lake Country Manufacturing’s premium HDO pad line was specifically designed to increase performance on long throw polishers.   HDO’s dual layer design combines the benefits of a thin, exact fit and…

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