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Yes, Autoglym antibacterial sanitisers are now officially anti-viral and have passed the EN 14476 criteria, killing enveloped viruses such as the Coronavirus.

Can you remove Coronavirus (Covid-19) from my vehicle?

Yes! I can remove the smell from car fabrics by using a bio-active cleaner on the fabrics and a leather safe car shampoo on the other surfaces. If required, I can also deodorise the air-conditioning system.

Available on the Interior Deep Clean, Gold Valet and Platinum Detail services.

Can you remove the smell of cigarette smoke?

No. This is not a product I work with. I do however apply Autoglym and Gtechniq coatings.s

Do you apply or maintain Supagard?

No. Due to the energy requirements and size of hot water pressure washers, this is not something I undertake on a mobile basis.

Can you steam clean the underside of cars?

Yes. If required to remove stubborn dirt, mould and odours from interior fabrics and surfaces. I don't use it on leather or other sensitive areas.

 

Available on the Interior Deep Clean, Gold Valet and Platinum Detail services.

Do you steam clean the interior of cars

Yes. Swirls are light scratches or marring of the paint which tend to show in bright sunlight. I remove them using a machine polisher and an abrasive car polish. Known as compounding or cutting the paint, you may hear people referring to this process as MOP'ing - short for machine operated polisher. This process permanently removes the swirls and light scratches, and in doing so, restores a deep gloss to the paint.

Can you remove swirls and light scratches from the paintwork?

I use Autoglym's Ultra High Definition wax. As to how long it lasts depends on several factors. Autoglym state that the wax can last up to 8 months - which can be the case under ideal conditions. High mileage, extreme weather and poor wash techniques will shorten the life of the wax. When water stops beading on the surface of the paint is a good indicator that the wax needs reapplied. If you're serious about your car care rewaxing every quarter would be a good goal and for even longer-lasting protection, why not consider a ceramic coating.

What car wax do you use and how long does it last?

If the scratch is not too deep, then I can remove it with a machine polisher. If your fingernail catches on the scratch, it's probably too deep to correct. In this case, machine polishing will improve the appearance of the scratch but not entirely remove it.

Can you fix or remove scratches in the paint?

My service is mobile it comes to you, work or home. I don't have a base where you can drop off cars. My service area is Northern Ireland.

Where are you based?

Yes! On selected services. I also provide a waterless engine bay clean for older or more sensitive cars.

 

Available on the Gold Valet and Platinum Detail services.

Do you clean the engine bay?

Yes! On selected services. I also provide a waterless engine bay clean for older or more sensitive cars.

 

Available on the Gold Valet and Platinum Detail services.

Do you clean the engine bay?

Yes! On selected services. I also provide a waterless engine bay clean for older or more sensitive cars.

 

Available on the Gold Valet and Platinum Detail services.

Do you clean the engine bay?

Yes, I can remove dog hair from the vehicle and apply an odour treatment. The amount of dog hair in the car may adjust the price of the service.

 

You need to book the Interior Deep Clean service for dog hair issues.

Can you remove dog hair?

If the car is less than three years old, I have a good chance of removing the etching from the clear coat. Autoglym's REFLOW technology provides a very safe way of removing the etching mark without having to use a heat gun. Older paints may prove more problematic. The sooner I get to the etching, the better.

Can you remove bird poo etchings?

No. The only product that provides any protection against stone chips is paint protection film which is a clear vinyl wrap. It's applied to either the whole car or critical areas. I don't offer this service. Please note that ceramic coatings cannot protect against stone chips.

Do you offer stone chip protection?

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