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Wax, sealant, ceramic coating, PPF

A Complete Guide To Protecting Your Car’s Paint In 2023

Wax, Sealant, Ceramic coatings – if you’re new to the detailing world, your head is probably already spinning trying to understand how all of these paint protection products compare. Add in PPF and spray-on coatings, and things can get really overwhelming! With all the options available it’s easy to find yourself looking for a good…

Karcher pressure washer with Obsessed Garage upgrade

A Pressure Washer WON’T Damage Your Paint – Here’s Why:

When I was just starting out as a detailer, a friend of mine asked me to help him wash his new-to-him MazdaSpeed 3. I was excited to help him out by showing his new ride some love. Unfortunately, my inexperience led me to chase a “bug” on his front bumper.  Being young and dumb I…

Washing a Jeep Wrangler

Do You REALLY Need A Pressure Washer To Clean Your Car?

Spending any amount of time watching detailing videos online and on social media can easily put you under the impression that you need to spend thousands of dollars on equipment just to get started. A fancy pressure washer is one of those tools that we see often. While a pressure washer is an incredibly helpful…

Michelin tire blooming

Here’s The REAL Reason Your Tires Are Turning Brown:

It can be disheartening to spend an entire Saturday making sure your pride and joy is looking its very best, only to notice your tires look like they’ve been through a mud puddle. You and I both know you wouldn’t do that, so unless you “sleep-drive” or your car was stolen, this can’t be mud….

Lithium clay bar

Ran Out of Clay Bar Lubricant? Here Are Some Alternatives

Picture this: it’s Saturday afternoon and you’re hanging out with your pride and joy in the garage. You’re halfway done clay barring the car and surprise! You’re out of clay lube. Do you need to drop what you’re doing and rush to the store, or can that trip be avoided? I have good news –…

Winter foam cannon

A Canadian’s Guide To Washing Your Car In The Winter

The fall and winter months can be some of the most challenging for car enthusiasts, myself included. Sure, you get a natural cold air intake known in the turbo circles as boost weather; you can shut off the horsepower-robbing air conditioner and enjoy a crisp afternoon drive with the windows cracked open.  At the end…

2017 Chevy SS

Detailing A Brand New Car: 18 Things To Prep/Protect

You’ve only been at the dealership for a mere 5 hours, but the salesman finally handed over the keys and it’s time for that first drive in the new car. Obviously, you’re a smart consumer and you told the finance guy where to stick his “True Coat,” but beat them up enough to have them…

Investigating The Truth About Graphene Detailing Products

If you’re anything like me, you’ve been bombarded with ads and videos all across the internet harolding graphene coatings as the wonder product of this decade. Let me clear up all the confusion and tell you why the hype is just that – hype.  In theory, automotive paint coatings that are made with graphene offer…

Best soap for foam cannons

Best Foam Cannon Soap – Meguiars vs. Chemical Guys vs. Adams

Choosing the best soap for your foam cannon can be a daunting task. With so many options out there, how are you supposed to find one that will make your car look like it’s covered in the same foam you’ve seen in YouTube videos? Well, the good news is that you don’t have to worry…

4runner foam cannon

How To Use A Foam Cannon For Best Results

You’ve decided to turn your car wash game up to eleven and purchase a foam cannon, but where do you start? I’ve been passionate about having the cleanest cars and motorcycles for a while now, but I was totally overwhelmed when I stepped outside what was available at the local parts store. The selection of…