A few helpful tips and best techniques for cleaning your car after applying a ceramic coating are always advised. Adams Mobile Detailing includes an after-cleaning kit with each ceramic coating that explains the proper care for ceramic-coated cars. Remember you need to know how to clean your car following applying a ceramic coating is the most vital aspect of keeping your car’s body and paint protected while getting the maximum benefit out of the coating. In this article, we’ll give you tips on how to help keep your coating functioning to its fullest capacity.
In contrast to many internet DIY coating products that advertise ceramic coating as completely”self-cleaning” or “bulletproof”, in many cases, your car still needs to be washed and adequately maintained during the lifetime of your coating. Yes, the exterior of a vehicle coated with ceramic is indeed more slippery , slick resilient,and durable. However, it needs to be cleaned regularly. Cleaning your car is much simpler because dirt and grime do not stick to the surface. We recommend washing your car every week; however, bi-weekly and monthly are also good.
Adams Mobile Detailing can set you up with a subscription-based on your schedule.
Drying your vehicle following washing is an integral part of washing. Washing your car is not complete if drying isn’t carried out correctly. In most cases, when you wash your vehicle at home or go through a car wash, the hard water is utilized. If you allow this water to dry on its own (air dry) or, even more so, under direct sun, water spots could appear on the surface of the coating. The hydrophobicity of ceramic will greatly help limit the possibility of water spots.
The right way to dry your car will make the process simpler and fun! There are a variety of clothes or microfiber that can do the job. If you choose the wrong one, it could cause scratches on the surface or generate water debris. It is advised to use a unique microfiber drying towel designed for automotive use. If you go to the local detail shop or shop, you will get specialized drying towels for cars. One towel can be used to dry the entire vehicle in much less time. We recommend Griot’s Garage Microfiber drying towel that we highly recommend because it’s soft, absorbent, and very well-made. We are also able to locate this item for you. The most recommended method of drying out your ceramic-coated car is to use an air blaster master. An 8hp motor that blows cool, clean air is the most effective method to dry your car. Also, it eliminates the chance of scratching the car with its “touchless dry” feature.
Applying a ceramic coating infused maintenance spray is essential to keep the ceramic coating on your vehicle. There are numerous sprays available to serve different purposes, such as polymer’s Teflon sprays based on Teflon and ceramic coating-based sprays; however, in this instance, the ceramic coating-based spray is the one you’ll require. It is best to consult a professional at
Adams Mobile Detailing is the most suitable for your vehicle. With our warranty-backed ceramic coatings and yearly top coats, it is recommended to apply a top coat is required to ensure the warranty is maintained and to ensure the coating continues to function at its best. We suggest applying a clean, uncut microfiber towel or applicator pad. Always apply it immediately after you have washed the car.
Based on the kind of spray you plan to use, it’s recommended that you are educated on the correct way to apply the product. Remember to apply them only after your car is dried and washed correctly.
If these sprays are applied in direct sunlight or on hot to warm surfaces, they could damage your surface or fail to produce the desired results. In certain instances, it is possible that a correction of the coating could be necessary, something that
Adams Mobile Detailing can assist with! To prevent this, you should apply the maintenance spray in an enclosed garage area or shaded location where your car’s surface remains cool.
After you’ve learned the basics of keeping your car clean and maintained, we’ll give you five precise strategies to ensure the protection of your paint job throughout the time you can.
Don’t take your car to a Soft-Touch Automatic Car Wash. Soft-touch car washes can damage your paint or coated surfaces.
The majority of car washes make use of ph-addictive detergents chemicals as well as soaps that affect the ceramic coating and, possibly, the paint underneath it. We suggest using Adams Mobile Detailing to meet your needs for maintenance washing; a touch less car wash can also be a viable option.
Make sure to use an acid-free pH Car Shampoo that does not contain wax. As we’ve mentioned before, having a ceramic coating assists in the car washing process. The coating is made of ceramic, making dirt and contaminants more challenging. This is why using a harsh shampoo for car washing is not required—choosing an alkaline pH shampoo that lathers.
Clean the car during low-light. We’ve explained why it’s important to air dry your vehicle but not dry it by itself. In bright daylight, you’ll have much less time effectively wash your car, as the water and product will dry more quickly. Drying and washing your car in direct sunlight can increase drying speed, resulting in watermarks. The early morning or evening is the ideal time to clean your car if you have to wash it outside. This is your only option.
Use the same Ceramic Coating Spray. Some advertisements claim they’re the most effective maintenance spray and claim it’s all you need to get a flawless finish; however, as professionals in the industry, we recommend seeking our advice before buying products or contacting us to do the work for you. Sometimes, it’s all about the individual preferences of the product. It is possible to ask Adams Mobile Detailing specialists, after coating ceramic, the best maintenance spray for your vehicle.
Make sure to use clean products and Equipment. When you wash your vehicle, following the two bucket method and grit guards is crucial. Use a clean and hygienic wash mitt and ensure your drying towel is spotless. In every step of the process, utilize a completely clean bucket and towel to avoid contamination that could cause an unclean wash.
When you’ve coated your car with a ceramic coating, the work isn’t over. The warranty for the coating, as well as the level of maintenance every year, a regular clean-up and coating, is required to preserve the warranty and ensure that your coating is operating at its best. Adams Mobile Detailing can help you with your annual maintenance.
Adams Mobile Detailing offers an innovative method of cleaning. Utilizing steam vapour, we’re capable of effectively cleaning, disinfecting, sanitizing, and clean various things, including but not only: vehicles’ interiors and exteriors furniture and condo disinfection public areas such as daycare centers, medical clinics, gyms, restaurants, as well as public transit vehicles. We can efficiently, naturally, and effectively disinfect everything exposed to bacteria. We are licensed to utilize System X ceramic coating.