Getting Clean Wheels
Correctly detailing your car’s rims is a vital component of the car detailing procedure. A set of attractive wheels, rims and tires usually takes the looks of the car to a totally new stage. Filthy or damaged wheels on the flip side is going to take from the overall look of your nice car.
Using acid-based wheel cleaners makes car detailing a lot quicker and simpler but it’s a bad idea. These cleaners will not only cause long-term problems for the finish of your rims and the rubber of the tire but will sometimes bring about extremely serious immediate deterioration.
Remember when you told your mom “Mooooom everyone else is doing it” and she replied “if everyone else started jumping off of cliff would you?” You need to know that just because the majority of auto detailing shops are using these harsh cleaners doesn’t mean it is something that should be done. Though your wheels are normally going to be coated with a very durable coating, acid will eat through it or fade it very quick. Do you want to know why your local auto detailer uses these wheel cleaners then? Shouldn’t the car detailing shops know this by now and stay away? They should be but they make the detailer’s job a lot easier and they save the company a lot of money.
Work with citrus rim cleaner. Not so difficult. Acid is definitely bad and hard whereas citrus is effective and safe to use. There are a few excellent citrus type wheel cleaning solutions available on the market. A truly skilled car detailer will always make this a mission to use the very least intense means possible to create the very best outcome. And, they are going to execute this through each and every part of the car detailing procedure.
If you desire for your wheels to look their best now and for years down the road, you need to be okay with spending a little extra time and money on an auto detailing. You can even take your car’s wheels a step further by exfoliating and applying a synthetic wax on them.
Would you like to save time on your following detail? Would you like to be able to basically pressure rinse all off the brake dust every time the wheels need shinned up? Applying wheel sealant will help to do just that. A wheel sealant acts the same way that a standard wax does to protect a car’s paint. You will be very impressed with the results.
It’s your decision how much glimmer that you want your tires to have. Many people prefer mat while others want a nice gloss. Make absolutely certain that you allow the the tires to dry all the way after they have been cleansed with the citrus degreaser then apply the tire dressing. No matter how wonderful a car’s wheels look when the tires are brown, dirty or dry.
Now it is time to get the car’s wheels to stick out even more and have a good background. Make sure that the wheel wells are cleaned out really well with citrus cleaner, a scrub brush and a pressure washer or garden hose. Once the wheel well is really clean, it should be sprayed with some tire shine to make it look really good.