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Cleaning and Protecting Your Car’s Paintwork

Cleaning and Protecting Your Car's Paintwork

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Advice and Car Care Accessories to Protect Your Car’s Paintwork

At Automotive Parts Distribution (APD), we understand the importance of maintaining a pristine and shiny car exterior. In this blog post, we will tell you about ways to enhance and protect your car’s paintwork, ensuring it looks its best and help it to withstand daily wear and tear. With APD’s range of car paint protection products, you can rest assured you will find the products that will help you to clean and protect your car’s exterior.

Washing and Drying your Car

Regularly washing your car is one of the best ways to maintain its appearance. Use a high-quality car shampoo and a soft sponge or wash mitt to gently remove dirt and grime. Rinse thoroughly and dry the vehicle using a microfibre cloth or chamois to prevent water spots. Regular washing not only keeps your car looking clean but also prevents the build-up of contaminants that can damage your car’s paint over time.

Paint Correction and Polishing

Over time, your car’s paint may develop swirl marks, light scratches and other imperfections. Paint correction and polishing, especially using products from market leaders T-Cut, can restore the shine and smoothness of the paintwork. Use a dual-action polisher or seek professional detailing services to remove imperfections and achieve a glossy finish. APD offers a variety of paint buffering and polishing products to help you achieve a showroom-worthy shine.

Waxing and Sealing

Applying a protective layer of wax or sealant is recommended to protect your car’s paintwork from  the weather. Waxing provides a protective barrier against UV rays, road grime and contaminants, while enhancing the shine of your car’s paint. Sealants provide longer-lasting protection against the elements. Choose from a range of wax or sealant options at APD to help you maintain a durable and glossy finish to your car’s paint work.

Ceramic Coatings

Ceramic coatings provide very long-lasting protection and high-gloss finish to your car’s paintwork. These coatings form a durable layer that repels water, dirt and contaminants, making it easier to keep your car clean. Ceramic coatings also offer UV resistance, preventing paint fading and oxidation. APD offers a range of ceramic coatings that provide great car paint protection along with a shiny, glossy appearance.

Regular Maintenance

Maintaining your car’s exterior requires regular upkeep. Remove bird droppings, insect residues and tree sap as these can damage the paint if left unattended for too long. Park your car in shaded areas or use car covers to protect your car’s paintwork from direct sunlight. Routinely inspect and touch up any paint chips or scratches to prevent a build-up of damage.

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Cleaning and protecting your car’s paintwork is essential to maintain its appearance and help preserve its value. Automotive Parts Distribution (APD) offers a comprehensive range of products to help you clean and protect your car’s exterior. From washing and paint buffering to waxing, and ceramic coatings we have everything you need to maintain a lovely finish to your car’s exterior. Visit today to view our range of paintwork cleaning and protection products.

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