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How to Wash Your Car Without Scratching Your Paint

Washing your car can be quite stressful, especially if you don't know the proper techniques or don't have the right equipment for the detail.

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Find Out How You Can Wash Your Car, Stress-Free

Something as seemingly simple as the type of cloth, or one tiny spot of dirt can create an evident scratch if the wrong detailing techniques are used.

Keep reading to find out the best way to wash your car without scratching your paint.

4 Safest Ways to Wash Your Car Without Scratching

Way 1: Touchless Car Wash

This method is perfect if you do not have your own detailing equipment and chemicals. It is also the fastest method, and is great if you don't want to wash your car paint by hand.

touchless car wash leaves no scratches on your car's paint
Touchless Car Washes Are Quick & Safe

One of the most affordable ways on this list, touchless car washes are a quick and convenient way to detail your car exterior.

Way 2: Two Bucket Wash Method

The two bucket wash method is a good fit for you if you have parking space to work on your vehicle. Compare to a touchless car wash, the two bucket method is a more effective way of washing your car exterior without scratching the paint.

two bucket wash method leaves no scratches on your car
The Two-Bucket Method Ensures No Scratches On Your Paint

If you haven't heard of the two bucket method, it consists of one bucket with your auto detailing soap solution of choice, and a second bucket with water to rinse off your wash mitt or microfibre towel periodically.

Way 3: Waterless Wash Paired With An Atomizer

If you don't have a lot of space or access to water, a combination of a no-rinse solution like Optimum No-Rinse Wash & Shine, as well as an atomizer will be your detailing method of choice.

waterless car wash
Waterless Washes Are An Eco-Friendly & Convenient Solution For Your Exterior Wash

All you'll need is a few microfibre towels. Mångata Auto Pros choice this method to wash your car exterior, due to the eco-friendly, effective, and portable nature.

A waterless wash is on par with the two bucket method, leaves no scratches on your paint as long as you use gentle motions, and is highly portable and convenient.

Way 4: Get The Pros To Detail Your Car With Optima Steamers

The final method is perfect if you simply don't have the time or motivation to detail your own car.

Mångata Auto Pros Detailing In Toronto, Mississauga, And Surrounding Regions
Leave It To The Pros

It is important to perform regular exterior washes, as doing so will protect your clear coat from UV, bird droppings, acid rain, road salt, and will overall keep your car in optimal condition, scratch free and shiny.

That's why Mångata Auto Pros is now offering mobile exterior detailing services using Optima steamers, an eco-friendly & mess-free solution to restore your exterior to perfect cleanliness.

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