Keeping your car nice and clean is one of the best ways to help it last longer and make it look as nice as possible. While many car owners will take the time to clean the car, you should also worry about waxing the car to make it look nice. If you are interested in getting the car waxed, then follow some of the methods below:
There are a few different ways that you can easily wax the car. Just keep in mind that all of them require you to do a good cleaning of the vehicle ahead of time to remove any dirt or dust that is there. You should not do this with any household cleaners including glass cleaner, detergent, hand soap, or anything like that. These can all cause some damage to the finish of the car.
Instead of using some of those bad chemicals that will hurt the car, you should go with a product that is meant to wash a car. These are often milder, and will not cause any issues to the paint of your vehicle because they are designed to work on them. You should also check the owner’s manual that comes with your car to see if there are some special instructions before you start.
There are three main methods that you can use to help you get your car waxed and ready to go. These include hard, soft, and liquid wax:
- Liquid wax: This is a simple one to apply to your car and you can use it as often as you wash the vehicle. You can consider a clean cloth or a wax applicator to get the job done.
- Soft wax: This is more of a solid compared to the liquid option, but not nearly as hard as the other option. It is easy to apply. As it starts to dry, you will notice a haze. Just wipe it all off once it is dry.
- Hard wax: You should never use this one more than a few times in a year. It will last a lot longer compared to some of the other options so only have it in small areas.
Using a clean buffer pad or a soft cloth is one of the best ways to prepare with this one. It will make life a little bit easier and not risk scratching up the paint job on your vehicle. You can choose how often you need to get the wax done on your vehicle to get it to look nice. It does not need to be done each time you clean the car, but it is safe to do it if you want.
At Hartland Automotive Sales, we understand how important it is to take care of your car. With a good wax and cleaning your car well, you can keep it looking as good as new. When you are ready to look for a new car, or would like to get your car cleaned or checked out, make sure to contact us today to get started!