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If you've ever paid to have your car professionally detailed, then you know how expensive this service can be. As someone who cares deeply about my car and wants to maintain its value, I like to have my vehicle detailed on a regular basis. It wasn't until recently that I actually began detailing my own car. After buying all the supplies I needed, I was able to detail and wash my car just as thoroughly as the professionals for a fraction of the price. If you're interested in learning how to detail your own car, you've come to the right place!


Detailing Your Car Like a Pro

3 Important Things To Look For When Choosing A Car Wash

Lonnie Brown

A huge responsibility you have as a vehicle owner is taking your ride in for a professional wash from time to time. This is the best way to keep your vehicle clean and looking sharp. To ensure this experience goes smoothly, look for these things in a car wash

Convenient Location 

If you plan on going to this car wash on a regular basis, then you should really pay attention to its location. Ideally, it needs to be conveniently located near your primary residence or work. This way, you won't have to spend a lot of money on gas traveling to the car wash often. 

The location of the car wash also needs to be extremely accessible. For example, car washes located on a major street are much easier to get to and leave compared to car washes jammed in with other commercial properties. 


When you go to wash your vehicle, chances are more than good that the exterior is dirty. There may be a lot of trash inside and stains on the upholstery. To deal with these issues all at one place, you need to look for a car wash that has a full-service model.

This means that in addition to cleaning your car's exterior, the car wash will offer thorough detailing. They'll clean the front and back seats, remove any trash that has collected inside, and leave the upholstery looking and smelling great. So when you ride off from the car wash, your vehicle will be spotless inside and out. 

Loyalty Program 

If you plan on getting your car washed on a regular basis, then it's paramount to look for a car wash that offers a loyalty program. Otherwise, these car washing expenses will add up real fast when they don't have to. Loyalty programs are pretty standard in the car wash business. 

Each time you go in and pay for a wash, you earn points. Once these points have reached a certain point, you'll be eligible for a free wash. You thus have added incentive to continue visiting that particular car wash. You even get a sticker that shows you're part of this program and thus get added savings for repeat business.

There may be several car washes in your area that you can drive to. However, not all are created equal. To ensure the car wash you select works out perfectly, make sure you focus on the right details.