Category: Detailing Services

Specialty Cleaning Services

So you’ve seen the McDonald’s indoor playgrounds. Every wonder who cleans that thing? It’s all fiberglass and plastic. Kind of like a car? Exactly! This would be a job for a Specialty Cleaning Services vendor. Who better to offer these types of services, than an expert auto detailer who understands how to treat these types of surfaces.

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Mobile Services

When I think back about how I started my detailing businesses, I did it the “old fashioned” way. By old fashioned I mean I opened my own fixed location shop with overhead, employee’s etc. They say hindsight is 20/20, but if I had to do it all over again I would skip the fixed the shop location and go straight to offering mobile services along with detailing to all my customers.

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About Us

The Auto Detailing Guide site was designed to include information that wasn’t available anywhere else when I was starting my own auto detailing business. It’s important to understand this about Auto Detailing Guide so you can see why we do this. After a decade in the business, my team and I now have access to excellent sources of auto detailing equipment, auto detailing supplies, important business insurance, training, organization systems and more. So now I write about my experiences and try to help other detail shop owners build their businesses. Kind of my way to give back to a great industry that I really enjoy being involved in.

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Auto Carpet Cleaning

Old school detailers just used an old shop vac, scrub brush and a bucket. It’s a horrible way to scrub carpets and isn’t even close to a professional auto carpet cleaning, but they managed somehow. Other less professional detailers like to spray chemical on your carpets, pressure wash the dirt out and then drill small holes in your floor boards to let the water drain out. I know you think I’m kidding, but I’m not. Professional heated carpet extractors will run about $1,500. So if your detailer does not have one, go somewhere else. If they can’t afford $1,500 for equipment that will dramatically improve the quality of their work, then you don’t want your car near them.

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Auto Reconditioning

Auto Reconditioning Services Detailing businesses must adapt to survive in tough economies like we’ve been dealing with for the past five years. Sadly, the idea of simply doing a good job detailing customer cars is not...

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Ozone Odor Removal

So what is Ozone Odor Removal? Basically, it’s a highly effective, state of the art piece of equipment that we use to cleanse the air of pollutants and foul odors that are in your vehicle. The ozone machine creates negatively charged ions that attach to larger particles of the pollutants or odors and then catches them in it’s filter to be cleaned out later. It sounds like a simple procedure, but the equipment is very expensive and the process is somewhat time-consuming since we leave our ozone machine in your vehicle for several hours.

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Home Auto Detailing Tips

We have developed a good five (5) step process as part of our home auto detailing tips. You can follow this to bring your car back that shiny hunk of metal that you fell in love with. This process was developed over years of trial and error, so we’ve basically perfected the home auto detail. Check it out and let us know how it worked out for you.

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