Guides

One of the reasons that I started Prep My Car was to help people learn how to detail their car properly. As a result, I’ve created tons of guides on a huge range of topics that should give you some insight into my methods.

Below you can find my full range of car detailing guides. This is one of the largest categories on PMC and is also the fastest-growing still.

When you buy a car cleaning product off the shelf of a supermarket or some car parts stores, it will more than likely be ready to use (RTU). You do not need to ...

If you are new to the automotive detailing world, the vast amount of products and information can seem overwhelming. If venturing into machine polishing is not ...

An increasingly popular trend these days is the wrapping of cars. Vinyl wraps offer you a range of colours far beyond what a manufacturer can offer as ...

In many things, preparation is just as important to obtaining good results as the activity itself. Such is the case in detailing. A common complaint you will ...

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 ...

When it comes to microfibre towels, there are practices that you can put in place to make sure that they last for as long as possible. One thing that you won't ...

Over time stains will build up on fabric seats to create an unpleasant discoloured look. The fabric quickly absorbs any spills, making them hard to remove if ...

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