Buying guide for car paint care – how to care for the paint on your car

Few things are as eye-catching as a car with beautiful and shiny clean paintwork. But in order for the paintwork on your car to maintain its shiny appearance long after it has left the car showroom, you need to take care of it. However, there are many paint care products to choose from and the wide range can be confusing.

This is what you need to undertake thorough paint care

You can carry out paint detailing in the following three steps:

  1. Paintwork cleaning
  2. Polish
  3. Wax

For this you will need the following products:

  • Paintwork cleaning
  • Car polish
  • Car wax

It may also be worth acquiring a scratch remover to help you remove scratches and other marks from the paintwork.

However, the easiest way is to use a quick shine detailer with wax. This method will quickly give your car a brilliant shine. Several different products in the paint detailing category can also be used in combination if you want to give your car a little extra love.

How to wax the car with car wax

Car polishing is an important part of a thorough paint clean. When you are finished with polishing the car with a buffing agent, it is a good idea to wax the car. By doing this, you will get the best possible results from your paint detailing.

  1. Buy a good car wax
  2. Wash and dry your car
  3. Read the instructions on the packaging of the wax
  4. Apply the wax to a polishing sponge
  5. Select an area of the car to start waxing and apply the wax with
  6. small, circular motions.
  7. Remove the wax with a soft cloth

Be careful not to use too much wax on the car – you get the best results by applying only a thin layer.

When you are finished with the waxing, you have completed the final step of the paintwork cleaning!

Frequently asked questions about paint care

What is paint detailing?

Paint detailing is an important part of the care of your car. By doing a proper job on the paint cleaning, you can ensure that the paint on your car has a brilliant shine.

What products for paint detailing do you need?

Car polish, car wax, paint cleaner, polishing cloths, polishes, polishing sponges and scratch removers are among the paint detailing products needed when waxing and polishing the car to protect the paint.

What does paint detailing cost?

The price of paint detailing varies somewhat depending on the products used and the extent of the work you do. But the prices of products required to polish the car and care for the paintwork range from well under a hundred kronor to several hundred kronor.