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  • A guide to the right pressure washer Pressure washers can be used for all sorts of jobs, from cleaning bikes and cars to cleaning wheelie bins, garden furniture, paving slabs and more. With so many models on the market, you might be wondering what is the best pressure washer for you. Well, we’ve pulled together this simple guide to help…
  • How to clean and restore headlights Your headlights take the brunt of all the dirt and grime on the road, and they can also become clouded and yellow over time due to oxidation from the sun. As both of these factors can affect the quality of your headlight beams and reduce your visibility at night, it’s really important to make sure…
  • A guide to polishing and waxing your vehicle Car polish helps to smooth out scratches and imperfections in your car's paint. Using a chemical formula that is slightly abrasive (like very gentle liquid sandpaper), the polish will get your paintwork looking as good as new when applied properly. How to polish a car by hand If you want the ultimate…
  • Car cleaning product pairings When it comes to washing your car, many of us often reach for the same old products. However, being more selective with your car cleaning essentials can make the whole process much more effective and efficient. Many car cleaning products are designed to be used together, so carefully picking the perfect…
  • What are pressure washers used for? When working with pressure washers, it's really important to have the right tool for the job. Too little pressure and the job will take forever, but too much pressure can cause damage to the things you're trying to clean. An enthusiastic approach could mean paint stripping your car which you definitely…
  • Increase the value of your car Recent motor trade research has shown that cleaning, valeting and making minor cosmetic repairs to your car before you sell it can really boost the value of your car - to the tune of several hundred pounds! Checklist You'll need: Car Shampoo Glass Cleaner Car Polish Cloths Sponge Pressure Washer Upholstery…
  • How to clean your car seats Maintaining a clean car interior can be a challenge – especially with a busy family life in the mix. From coffee spillages to muddy football boots, car seats can encounter an array of tough stains that can be difficult to tackle. However, with the right products, cleaning car seats needn’t be…
  • How to clean alloy wheels When washing your car, it’s essential to pay attention to each of the key areas of the vehicle: the bodywork, the interior, and, of course, the wheels. Carefully attending to each of these areas will ensure you achieve that ultimate showroom finish we all aim for. Cleaning alloy wheels…
  • How a pressure washer works The simplest way of explaining it is this. Soap or detergent enters the washer from one hose while cold water flows in from your water source through another hose. A water pump which is powered by the engine draws in the soap and water and mixes them together. Most washers will heat the water and then…
  • Pressure washer attachments and accessories If you really want to get a specific job done as quickly as possible with your pressure washer then getting the right attachments can make everything a breeze. Whether that's a patio scrubber, a car washing brush or just an extension pole so you can reach high up, making sure that you're properly kitted…