Car Care

Don't Let Winter Strip Your Car's Protection

Keeping your ride looking sharp this time of year takes work, because winter weather attacks your car from every angle.

How to Keep Your Ride Looking Sharp in Winter

Harsh road grime can damage exterior surfaces

A little time and effort now means far less work making the car look sharp when the days get longer this spring.

Fall Car Care Tips Keep Winter Shine

Keeping a vehicle looking sharp throughout the winter takes some effort. Snow, mud, road salt, ice--even dirty shoes--conspire to ravage every vehicle finish in sight.

Automotive care experts have some suggestions on weathering the winter.

Get a handle on dirty jobs with latest specialty brushes

Brushes wisk away dirt without scratching the surface

A towel and elbow grease aren't always the best choices for shining your vehicle.

Sometimes a brush is the right answer.

'Showroom shine' tips for your dark-colored car

Nothing says “cool” like a sleek black vehicle with a mirror-like polish. Problem is, dark exteriors tend to highlight every speck of dust or drop of residue.

Summer months are particularly harsh for dark-colored vehicles. Dust from roadwork, insect splats, sap and soot can turn a sparkling shine into a grimy mess. Moreover, contaminants can permanently damage the luster on your vehicle’s finish.

Following simple care tips will give your dark-colored vehicle that “showroom” sparkle.

Simple car wash tips brighten light-coloured vehicles

Reds, blues, greens and greys may catch your eye but the most popular vehicle colour on the planet is white. And that means frequent care to keep it looking good.

“White and light-coloured vehicles require extensive exfoliating,” according to Mike Pennington, Director of Training and Consumer Relations at Meguiar’s Car Care products.  “If you don’t keep your vehicle washed, you won’t see that it’s dirty until you clean it.”