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Waxing a vehicle can be a DIY project for the ambitious soul that likes a challenge. For those who do not own a home wash, the process of waxing in one required tools such as a wax sponge and a couple of hours of time. Nowadays, different brands of car wax as well as carnauba wax are already available in the market. The labels vary in terms of quality of products, ease of application, smoothness of application as well as the cost of the wax.
The wax is applied using a combination of these cosmetic natural materials. Some waxes, for example bear the names like semi-body wax, Liquid melts wax, soft gold wax, Carnauba wax and Color rainbow wax.
The different names describe the wax based on its color, melt, density, smoothness, and brand. The waxes most commonly used now are the Carnauba wax, soft gold wax and the liquid gold wax. They are mostly used as car wax because they are melt, melt, and hard to sealed-shedule. Carnauba wax is quite a popular brand name as it melt easily, so the coating is quite easily applied. The reason Carnauba wax is so popular is because it offers protection from dirt.
The other type of wax, which should be used instead of Carnauba wax is the 'semi-body' wax. This type of wax is softer and it melts more easily. The reason why it is used instead of the Carnauba wax is because the semi-body wax doesn't offer such great protection.
The final type of wax is the 'Liquid melts' wax. As the name implies, this type of wax is the wax which is melted between the waxes. This wax is softer than the Carnauba wax and it melts more easily. liquid melts wax is OK for use over the top of the previous waxes, as it is relatively easier to apply.
Wait! There is more to waxing than simply applying the wax. The next step will be to prepare the surface of the vehicle. The vehicle needs to be completely 'cleaned' off. The dirt on the surface needs to be stripped off and then wiped off with a micro fiber towel. The whole process needs to be repeated two or three times in order to get the best results.
Waxing a vehicle in degrees does not automatically mean that the wax should be applied as a thick coating. Thumbs are a good thickness gauge. As a rule, thick coating of wax is actually properties worse than that of the thinner coats used in automobile polishes.
The more coats of wax are applied, the better the effect. It is more difficult to control the thickness of wax when more than one coat has been applied. The ideal situation would be to apply thin coats of wax. The thin coats are more manageable and easier to apply. In most cases, auto users prefer using liquid wax as it provides easy clean up. The wax is wiped off and the surface must remain clean for a longer period of time in order to ensure that the thin coat of wax is evenly distributed. The last step ensures that the coats have been applied properly.
Prolonged applications of wax can leave behind an annoying look or feel on the surface of the vehicle. Some polishes tend to weigh down the shine of the finish while some offer a glimmering effect. When the vehicle is not in use for a long time, the glimmering effect appears while the thinning of the wax takes place. Applying wax on a regular basis will ensure uniform thickness and sharing of resources that will instead ensure durability.
As you can see there are a lot of details to take into account if you decide to wash and wax your auto yourself. If you are at all discouraged, do not be! Call San Diego Mobile Auto Detail today and we will take care of the hassle for you. We can be to you in a jiffy. Just give us a call and we will take care of the rest!