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Vehicle Washing Tips Brooklyn NY

Although modern vehicle finishes are quite durable and resistant to environmental elements, the paint still needs to be washed on a regular basis to prevent buildup of elements that could permanently harm the finish of your vehicle. In addition, there are the obvious aesthetic benefits to having a clean vehicle.

Nostrand Car Wash Incorporated
(718) 467-4800
980 Nostrand Ave
Brooklyn, NY
 
Golden Touch Car Wash Incorporated
(718) 855-8400
296 4th Ave
Brooklyn, NY
 
Cosmo Auto Performance Incorporated
(718) 965-0600
34 4th Ave # 896
Brooklyn, NY
 
Curts Complete Car Care
(718) 469-3118
414 Tilden Ave
Brooklyn, NY
 
Brooklyn Hand Car Wash And Spa Incorporated
(718) 363-8600
1236 Atlantic Ave Ste Com1
Brooklyn, NY
 
Firestone Tire & Service Centers
(718) 284-6000
1750 Bedford Ave
Brooklyn, NY
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Tip Top Car Wash
(718) 451-2670
1149 Utica Ave
Brooklyn, NY
 
B P Store
(718) 284-7970
771 Rogers Ave
Brooklyn, NY
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Auto Laundry Car Wash
(718) 622-7429
1119 Atlantic Ave
Brooklyn, NY
 
Mike Tires
(718) 735-6181
1183 Saint Johns Pl
Brooklyn, NY
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Vehicle Washing Tips

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Although modern vehicle finishes are quite durable and resistant to environmental elements, the paint still needs to be washed on a regular basis to prevent buildup of elements that could permanently harm the finish of your vehicle. In addition, there are the obvious aesthetic benefits to having a clean vehicle.

Why wash my car?
Modern vehicles are operated in some pretty harsh environments and are subjected to a continual bombardment of potentially abrasive and corrosive elements. On the road, insects and bird droppings can land on the paint. In the winter, cold weather road maintenance bathes paint with a caustic salt solution, while summer may bring fresh hot tar that can stick to paint. Even while safely parked, dust, acid rain, pollen and bird droppings quickly adhere to the paint. Over time, these contaminants can chemically etch the surface, leaving permanent paint damage. Even plain old dirt eventually scratches the finish, while excessive road salt can lead to early corrosion. To prevent these types of damage, vehicles need to be washed with a good car wash soap and water.

Which car wash soap should I use?
Unlike most household soaps and detergents, which are designed to cut grease and oil, car wash soap is specially made to be gentle to your vehicle's finish. Car wash soap will not remove wax and other protective finishes from the surface of the paint. Special additives in the soap (called surfactants) lift and hold dirt so they can be easily rinsed off the surface. Other additives help lubricate your wash sponge to protect the paint from scratching. Some car wash soaps use a type of water-soluble wax to protect the finish even after the car has been dried. Nearly all specialized car wash soaps are sold in concentrate form as a liquid or powder. Mixed with a large bucket of fresh water, a few capfuls will easily wash an entire vehicle.

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