Properly cleaning your car keeps it looking brand new and allows you to show how much pride you have in it. Car cleaning can preserve the paint and finish. Otherwise, your vehicle might start to look dull and full of dirt and grime. If you’re worried about getting scratches or paying the costs of a carwash, there are car wash products you can use to avoid these concerns.
First, you need a good foaming soap that’s eco-friendly. A larger version of a soap compound is a good idea; it lasts longer so you get more for your money. A more concentrated formula is best, while an alkaline soap is effective at breaking up acidic dirt and grime. However, choose the most neutral pH formula as possible to avoid corrosion. A quick drying soap will avoid water spots and streaks.
As for the best car cleaning products, some of the best ones on the market include:
Meguiar’s G17216EU Ultimate Compound
Effective at removing tar spots and tree sap, this compound can eliminate small scratches and blemishes without a car waxing. It can also remove buffer swirls from carwashes. Suited for single-stage and clear-coat paint, it makes your paint finish look like new without any damage.
Chemical Guys CWS_301 Citrus Wash and Gloss
This citrus-based wash can last up to a year. A foaming soap, it can lift all dirt and grime from deep crevices and hold them in suspension until rinsed off. The results can be shinier than a waxing. Plus, the solution is biodegradable. There are no artificial colors or additives to deal with either.
Meguiar’s G7101FFP Gold Class Car Wash
Shampoo and condition your car at the same time. This advanced formula washes and cleans your car to reveal its true color and clarity. Also, the foaming wash protects your wax coating. It is used by professionals, car enthusiasts, and by owners of bold-colored cars. A half-gallon can provide 8-10 washes worth of compound.
Adam’s NEW Car Wash Shampoo Gallon
This foaming wash produces a thick lather, with just a few drops in a bucket full of water. The pH balanced formula will not strip off a wax coating and suspends dirt and grime particles. It is even effective at washing away water spots. A single washing results in a lubricated feel.
Mothers 05674 California Gold Carnauba Wash & Wax
Suited for professionals and beginners, the product includes Carnauba Wax that provides the same gloss as a regular car wax, with the same level of shine and protection. It is concentrated and has a neutral pH, so no watermarks or swirls can be seen after use. The product is biodegradable as well.
Griot’s Garage 10866 Car Wash
Not only does it wash your car, this product includes special brighteners, which enhance the shine and color of your car’s paint job. It is safe for any finish and is pH neutral, so waxes and seals are protected during use. You only need an ounce per gallon of water, and a single wash will yield perfect, streak-free results.
Visit Car World and Drive Away Today
CarWorld can help you find a used car that meets all your wants and needs. Knowing how to clean your car can protect your investment and allow it to last longer. Call 833-219-9951 or visit our Hawthorne, CA, dealership to learn about our available inventory and specials. Our experienced automotive salespeople can get you approved fast and into a multi-point inspected used car that looks and feels like new.