Exterior

Most of us are going to spend the majority of your time detailing the exterior of our cars. It’s what other people see and what gets the “wow” factor, for the most part.

Below I’ve included a huge range of articles that are dedicated to just the exterior of the car. This is everything from wheels to engines, and paint correction of convertible roofs.

Within the guides are product reviews. With these, I outline what I think are the best detailing products in that category. As new products are released, these lists are constantly changing, so make sure you check back regularly to see what’s new.

Paint Protection Film is a clear protective layer that can be added on top of your car’s paintwork to provide protection against stone chips. It is typically ...

Stone chips are a frustrating part of owning a car. What makes them so annoying is how they seem to be unavoidable if your car does considerable mileage and ...

Paint scratches can be an unavoidable part of owning a car. Whether it is due to poor washing, or other motorists coming into contact with your vehicle, they ...

Washing your car in the sunshine will bring with it the possibility of incurring stubborn water spots. Something as simple as a water spot can spoil the look ...

When it comes to detailing, we often think of cleaning our wheels as a priority. I think for most of us this will be a part of a standard wash regime. However, ...

When we talk about car detailing, we talk about the things that define “detailing” over simply “washing”. This is where we look at refining the car, rather ...

It is hard to go for even a short drive in the summertime without the front bumper and windshield of your car getting coated in bugs. They are unsightly and ...

There is no getting around the fact that pressure washers are one of the most important tools in detailing. Allowing for high-pressure rinsing of paintwork and ...

In the past car, headlights were made of glass, making them relatively easy to clean and maintain. Modern car headlights (post-millennium) however are made of ...

Anyone who has ever owned a black car will know the struggles associated with keeping them looking their best. Dirt, water spots and swirl marks are much more ...

Do you ever approach your car on a sunny day and notice that the B-Pillar panelling between the front and back windows seems to be badly swirled? It’s a ...

There are around 550,000 caravans and 225,000 motorhomes in current use in the UK (The NCC, 2020). Caravans and motorhomes spend a lot of time sitting still, ...

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