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Two methods for safely washing in the winter!

As many of you know our Ask A Pro section helps provide information and advice for detailers of all skill levels. This week Marc Harris from Auto Lavish and Ivan Rajic from LUSTR Auto Detailing published articles about their specific process for washing in the winter. Winter washes provide a unique challenge because of low temperatures and extremely filthy vehicles, but both articles outline how to wash safely in spite of these conditions. These articles have tons of high quality images and Marc's article includes a video as well. Please take a few minutes to learn something new today!

How To Safely Wash Your Car In The Winter from Marc Harris (Auto Lavish)



Winter Washing With Optimum No Rinse (ONR) from Ivan Rajic (LUSTR Auto Detailing).



Through Feb 11th we have most of the products used in these articles discounted in our Winter Wash Sale! As always if you have any questions don't hesitate to ask. Happy Detailing!

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Old 02-09-2011, 03:06 PM
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Re: Two methods for safely washing in the winter!

nice video! like the music as well... my carwash has people there that tell you to leave if you bring buckets
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Old 02-09-2011, 03:10 PM
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Re: Two methods for safely washing in the winter!

I am part owner in my own carwash now.....I can bucket wash anytime I want...LOL. But I wouldnt stop a customer from using their own buckets cause that would mean they are using my wash twice. Once to wet it down, blow off the crud and once to rinse their soap off. Fine by me.
But theres no use when the weather has been like it is here right now. Its snowing as we speak. I stop everyday and spray my Jeep off with just plain water just to remove the raod grime.
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Old 02-09-2011, 03:51 PM
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Re: Two methods for safely washing in the winter!

yeah its nuts here too scott!!! i hadn't washed my jeep since late nov/ early dec!!! this weekend is nice again so ill be washing sun again))

do you have to put in quarters still since you are part owner?
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Re: Two methods for safely washing in the winter!

LOL....no. I have the codes....LOL. Im only 20% owner for the moment. The guy is looking to retire and he's selling me a little at a time. Its makes tons of $$$$ too. last month it did $4000 in the full service wash alone.....LOL
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Re: Two methods for safely washing in the winter!

slice me a piece please))))))))))
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Re: Two methods for safely washing in the winter!

Umm, can I get on this deal Scott? I got cash in hand. LOL
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its like 3 minutes from my house and right on I75...so it gets interstate traffic too. he says thats not his best month....LOL
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Re: Two methods for safely washing in the winter!

Nice video & write-up! I neeeed to wash mine this weekend. Supposed to get into the 50s in the NE next week! Wohooo, I can maybe even do some driveway washing again
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Ill stay down here in podunk wheres theres fresh air......and smooth streets
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ONR for the win! I use it year round...
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