Ever sold a house? Apart from packing, there’s that need to ensure every room is cleaned to within an inch of its life. The oven gleams, the toilet is sparkling, and the glass in the shower is crystal clear.
Nu Finish is widely regarded as one of the best polishes for applications on the paint work for motor vehicles. However, Scotty Kilmer from Scotty Quick Fix has found a somewhat different use for Nu Finish polish
Although Australia no longer manufacturers cars, the country had a vibrant, thriving, industry. In the country’s history we produced cars almost unlike anything else seen elsewhere. Some of those cars are now worth some serious coin.
Washing a car should be an enjoyable experience. It should be something that can be fun, and even involve the junior members of the family. But it can also seem like a chore, like repainting a house or cleaning the pool.
There is a real appeal about a bucket of suds, a soft sponge, and a gleaming, freshly cleaned car. Getting hands on with the mass of metal and chrome and plastic is one thing, but sometimes circumstances say a coin operated car wash is needed.
Technology has given us many things, both practical and marvelous. And just about everything we take for granted in our day to day lives has come to us in the last century or so. Radio, television, the internet, rockets to the moon, microfibre cloths.
It’s “The Great Conundrum”. The beautiful, new, shiny car is in the driveway, absorbing all of the admiring glances like a seasoned supermodel. But then the worry sets in. What kind of things can literally take the gloss off the enjoyment?
Thirty years or so ago it wasn’t uncommon to see blokes in the driveway on a Sunday morn, coffee in one hand, instruction manual in the other, and a quizzical look on their faces. The cause? Car maintenance.
It’s a constant worry for those of us that really care about our car. Australia’s summers are hot, and in some areas there can be thunderstorms and howling winds. So what can we do to help our car stay safe?
It was once the great Aussie weekend routine. Get up, have a cuppa, or two. Load up the washing machine, maybe get the radio wound up to eleven, pack the kids off to whatever sports they played, and then find the wash bottle for the chariot.
Wikipedia defines the art, and yes it is an art, of car detailing thusly: (the act of) performing thorough cleaning, restoration, and finishing of a motor vehicle, to produce a show-quality cleanliness and polish.