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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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Behind the Scenes: Pad Creation

At Lake Country Manufacturing we are constantly turning fresh ideas into new and improved detailing products – and this is how it starts. “Sometimes, product development is based around a void in our line-up, other times it is developed with an attempt to improve quality of a current product,” our experienced Product Manager, David Patterson, explains, “an idea may even be based on physics or how one may interpret what happens during use of a specific product. We look at products from many angles and feel that this is something that helps us stand out.” The Specifics of Pad Creation...

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