Car detailing is the performance of thorough finishing, restoration, and cleaning of a vehicle to come up with the highest level of cleanliness as well as polish. The car detailing can be done on the interior and/or the exteriors of the automobile.
Professional services, as well as product sales to hobbyists and professionals, are a representation of a high presence commercially where the vehicles are the primary transport mode. This industry enjoys a very high revenue as compared to other auto areas.
Car detailing can be split into the interior or exterior categories. There are some services and products that focus on the specific areas. Exterior detailing usually involves the restoration and cleaning of the finish on the car surface. This usually has to do with paint followed by a glossy finish. It also has to do with all the visible components on the exterior of the vehicle, including the tires, the wheels, the windows, and even the chrome trim.
When handling the exteriors, many techniques and products are used and this is usually based on the surface of the vehicle as well as the condition. It also has to do with the preference of the retailer. Products used include polishes, waxes, detail clay, detergents, and acid-free de greasers. All these have a role and others may be included in such cases. For thorough work, including towels, brushes and all sorts of applicators are needed.
Interior detailing usually deals with deep clean of the entire cabin interior. The interiors of the vehicle comprise things such as plastics, carbon fiber composites, natural fibers, leather, vinyl, as well as carpet upholstery made of synthetic fibers. So as to handle all these materials, a variety of products and techniques need to be applied. Vacuuming is actually standard. The stains in upholstery can be easily removed by the use of foam chemicals, liquid chemicals, or even steam cleaning. The surfaces that are nonporous can also be polished.
The detailing process is extensive, but normally, it does not include any corrective actions like the repair of the body especially when they are major. It is restricted to paint restoration through dial action or a polisher that eliminates any swirl marks.