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How Do I Take Care of my Car After It Has Been Professionally Detailed?


So you just had paint correction services performed on your prized possession, the car looks almost brand new again, and you want to know how to properly maintain it so it doesn’t get back to the same condition that it was before the professional detailer worked his / her magic.

Perhaps before the detail was performed the condition of your paint looked like this:

And after your detailer was finished, it now looks like this:

You CAN keep your vehicle looking like it does in the second photo, but if you don’t closely follow the steps outlined below, your investment in the detail will only be temporary, and your car will soon look like it does in the first photo.

I get asked this same question all of the time after doing extensive paint correction, and always link my clients to the articles below. I figured that I would share the collection with everybody as these are really the backbone for maintaining a swirl-free finish.

Preventing swirls is all about proper washing and drying techniques, using the proper materials / products / tools, and learning how to maintain those products. Follow this outline, and your vehicle(s) will thank you for it!

Reference Articles:

Enjoy the new finish, and follow these guidelines to keep your car looking its best!

Please let me know if you have any additional questions or comments.


Todd Cooperider Esoteric Auto Detail
Todd Cooperider
Esoteric Auto Detail
Columbus, Ohio

3 comments on How Do I Take Care of my Car After It Has Been Professionally Detailed?

  1. David says:

    Hey Todd,

    Tried to submit a response to one of your other posts.

    Keep getting an error messge.

    Can I post it here or is there an email I can send it to?

    Have a great holiday weekend.

    “Remember our troops this Memorial Day – All Gave Some – Some Gave All”

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