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Best Auto Detail Expert In Richmond

Posted by Wipe Me Down on November 14, 2016 at 8:25 PM



Wipe Me Down Mobile Detailing was recently named one of the best auto detail experts in Richmond. Thanks Expertise.com for the recognition!



Honda CRV Interior Detail

Posted by Wipe Me Down on November 14, 2016 at 11:25 AM


The detailing professionals at Wipe Me Down visited Bon Air, VA to restore this Honda CRV to its original glory. The entire exterior of the vehicle was detailed, but this picture highlights the intense cleaning the interior received. The carpet and floormats were thoroughly vacuumed. All spots and stains were then treated with either degreaser, enzyme based, or an oxygenated pre-treatment depending on the location and type of discoloration. Specially formulated shampoo was then used to clean the floormats and carpeting. All excess water and shampoo was extracted which removes dirt and grime and expedites drying. The leather was cleaned with leather cleaner then dressed with a mink oil based leather conditioner. All remaining surfaces were cleaned then dressed. This includes the dashboard, instrument panel, center console, cup holders, door panels, vents,etc. All windows were cleaned. The finishing touch is an ozone treatment which removes odors and leaves a neutral scent.

We Detail Trailers Too!

Posted by Wipe Me Down on October 26, 2016 at 8:10 PM

Images from a recent detail.  The trailer had been sitting under a tree essentially collecting dust.  Enter Wipe Me Down Mobile detailing to make this antique look new again.

Before selling your car...

Posted by Wipe Me Down on October 17, 2016 at 8:30 AM


If you're thinking about selling your vehicle, you should really consider having it detailed first.  But dont just take our word; here's an excerpt from Forbes magazine:

"Each of our experts emphasized good old-fashioned cleaning and detailing as an initial step in getting your car primed for sale. “Thoroughly cleaning your vehicle is absolutely crucial — it’s one of the simplest things you can do,” says eBay Motors’ Stanfield. “You want to make sure that your potential buyers are seeing your vehicle at its best.” 





BMW SUV Platinum Detail

Posted by Wipe Me Down on October 13, 2016 at 3:15 PM

Here are a few pictures from our latest Platinum Package detail.  Another beautiful vehicle that needed just a little assistance from Wipe Me Down Mobile Detailing.  After a complete interior and exterior detail, you can hardly tell that this vehicle ever looked anything but immaculate.  Machine polishing and a hand wax restored this BMW's paint to a showroom shine.  Leather cleaning and conditioning, shampooing, and a special attention to detail did the trick for the interior.


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Mercedes Benz ML350 Detailing

Posted by Wipe Me Down on October 4, 2016 at 12:15 AM

We recently helped to restore this Mercedes to its original glory.  Its a beautiful vehicle that needed a caring touch and Wipe Me Down Mobile Detailing obliged.  From washing, polishing and waxing the exterior to cleaning, shampooing, conditioning and deodorizing the interior, this ML350 really received the royal treatment.  We like to call it our Platinum Package.  Schedule your detail today and your vehicle can get wiped down too!


Wheelchair Van Detail

Posted by Wipe Me Down on September 27, 2016 at 10:55 PM


The wheelchair accessible van above only had the interior detailed, however we have the equipment and know-how to service any vehicle, inside and out.  We understand perfectly that sometimes the vehicles that our disabled citizens utilize may need a require more special attention.  The experienced technicians at Wipe Me Down Mobile Detailing will ensure that all the spots normally left untouched by Car Pool type car washes wiil receive the attention to detail they deserve.  This particular van had its carpet vaccummed and shampooed, including the trunk area.  The upholstery was shampooed as well.  The trunk and door jambs were cleaned and shined using detailer's wax.  All surfaces, including but not limited to door panels, center console, cupholders, instrument panel and the dashboard were wiped down, cleaned and conditioned.  Windows were cleaned and the entire interior was deodorized.


The Difference Between Wax, Glaze and Polish.

Posted by Wipe Me Down on September 20, 2016 at 7:50 PM


The Difference Between Wax, Glaze and Polish.


This article is being written to give the average consumer a better understanding of the difference between wax, polish and glaze and how the 3 are best used.

Wax protects and beautifies a paint’s finish by adding a protective layer on top of the clear coat that increases shine and may even fill in minor imperfections. Waxing however does not correct more severe imperfections such as oxidation, dullness or swirls. This is where polishing comes in. Polish is a substance that uses abrasives to remove layers of the top coat to correct imperfections. Quality polishes contain diminishing abrasives that break down into smaller particles as it is being worked into the top layers of clear coat. This evens outs the surface and gives your paint the “polished” look. Glaze may be used as a substitution to polishing; especially if you do not want to continuously remove layers of clear coat each time your vehicle is detailed. Glaze is an oil rich liquid that temporarily fills in and hides swirls and scratches. Using a glaze as opposed to polish is also beneficial on modern paint finishes which tend to be softer. In addition, it is not uncommon for a vehicle to be polished, then glazed to achieve the absolute best results. In any case, it is essential to seal in your polish or glaze work with a good wax, or call Wipe Me Down Mobile Detailing and we’ll handle everything for you!


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An Awesome Time to Wax

Posted by Wipe Me Down on September 14, 2016 at 12:30 AM


   With the seasons changing and the colder months on our doorstep, the savvy vehicle owner may be dreading the havoc that winter can wreak on their shiny investment.   Considering the harmful effects of ice, mud, sand and salt on your vehicle's paint is enough to make one cringe.  Add to that the dead leaves, sap and bird droppings of Fall and we can all agree that now is an awesome time to take some proactive steps.  Instead of waiting until next spring to try and correct the damage done to your paint's finish, applying a protective coating of wax on your vehicle, before temperature and conditions reach extremes, will greatly increase the longevity of your paint and the luster in its appearance.  September and October typically have a more moderate climate than the preceding months which also make them ideal for servicing your vehicles's paint. So whether you decide to call Wipe Me Down Mobile Detailing or choose to take a more personal approach to the task, right now is an Awesome time to wax!   


Mobile Detailing by Wipe Me Down

Posted by Wipe Me Down on August 9, 2016 at 9:20 AM



This vehicle received our Silver Service.  It was washed, waxed, vacuumed, shampooed, cleaned, conditioned, and Wiped all the way Down! Mobile Detailing at its finest. Wipe Me Down Mobile Detailing.

Saturday, July 23 -

Posted by Wipe Me Down on July 23, 2016 at 11:55 AM

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Tuesday, July 19 - June Jordan

Posted by Wipe Me Down on July 19, 2016 at 9:00 AM

No one should feel

peculiar living as they do.

-June Jordan

 



Monday, July 18 - Johnetta B Cole

Posted by Wipe Me Down on July 18, 2016 at 9:00 AM

 

In advocating education as the most viable means of empowerment, I mean much more than our people’s ability to read and write. I mean a process of intellectual development that should last as long as there is life within us.

-Johnetta B Cole

 




Friday, July 15 - Audre Lorde

Posted by Wipe Me Down on July 15, 2016 at 9:40 AM

when we speak we are afraid

our words will not be heard

nor welcomed

but when we are silent

we are still afraid

so it is better to speak

remembering

we were never meant to survive

-Audre Lorde

 


Friday, July 8 - Marcus Garvey

Posted by Wipe Me Down on July 8, 2016 at 10:25 AM


“Black men, you were once great; you shall be great again...The thing to do is get organized; keep separated and you will be exploited, you will be robbed, you will be killed. Get organized and you will compel the world to respect you.”

“We must realize that upon ourselves depend our , our future; we must carve out that future, that destiny.”

-Marcus Garvey

 


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