FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT IS AUTO DETAILING?
Detailing is the process of cleaning, restoring and protecting a vechicle. The goal is to bring the car back to the best possible condition.
A variety of techniques and products are utilized to achieve perfection.
A traditional coin wash or automatic wash can damage the paint, scratch the car or leave other imperfections. They often use unsuitable chemicals and tools that are not suitable for the many delicate surfaces and strip wax or any protection on a vehicle.
Unlike a car wash service, Elixir Auto Detailing puts quality over quantity and repair the damage caused by car wash services.
WHAT IS SHAMPOO EXTRACTION?
Shampo extraction is the use of specialized chemicals, brushes and machines that pull dirt, stains and grime from carpet and fabric.
WHAT DOES IRON REMOVER AND CLAY BAR DO?
An iron remover dissolves embedded airborn chemical compounds and ferrous (iron) particles. By soaking the cars surface with products like iron-x it can remove contaminants like acid rain, brake dust and rail dust. On white cars iron particles can be seen as orange dots on dark coloured cars you cannot see the damage occuring. Leaving these substances on your paint surface can lead to degradation of you clearcoat.
A clay bar is a special man made type of abrasive material. It has the ability to remove contaminants that cannot be removed with a wash leaving a super smooth super clean surface. Why is clay necessary? By removing all contaiminants, your choice of protection (wax, sealant, coatings) can easily bond to the paint which will preserve the longeivity of the protection.