You wash your car regularly, but the dirt and grime still seems to be building up. Your upholstery is looking a little grimy also, and the carpet on the floors definitely needs some attention. You are considering having your car detailed and are weighing the pros against the cost of this measure. There are several reasons to have your car detailed regularly, and these include the facts that it:
Offers Exterior Protection
Detail work will clean and protect areas that you may not have thought of. Your paint will last longer if you have the salt and other corrosive materials cleaned thoroughly from it regularly and then treated with a high quality wax. Tires will also last longer if kept clean and free from dry cracks. Your dashboard will be less likely to lose its luster and smooth surface. Headlights and tail lights will be far more visible if they are kept free of build-up and grime. All of these can be attended to during regular car washes, but these washes cannot possibly effectively remove the months of build-up that occur. The detailing process should take several hours to complete as it is a very thorough and time-consuming process.
Helps Maintains the Value of Car
If you decide to sell your car, you will find that if you have it detailed before you begin to advertise it, you will get so much more money for the vehicle. It will look newer, in better shape, and far more appealing to the potential buyer. This also holds true if you want to trade it in. It will be obvious to the dealership that you have taken exemplary care of your vehicle and your trade-in value will go up.
Gives Positive Impressions
A shiny, clean vehicle gives very strong and positive first impressions. You never know who you will run into while driving in the community; it could be your boss, your mother, or even your future spouse. The last thing you want to be remembered by is your muddy, dirty car. If you unexpectedly end up giving someone a ride, you do not have to be embarrassed by a grubby and very unattractive interior.
Peace of Mind
The feeling of driving around in a spotlessly clean vehicle can’t be beat. You will feel so organized and together when your ride is immaculate. You will be proud of your car and extend this organization and detail to other areas of your life.
As you can see, detailing your vehicle is not a waste of time and money. You will have a very presentable set of wheels that you are maintaining well, that has more value, and gives you great pleasure to drive around in. If you have other vehicles such as a motorcycle or RV, this detailing can also be a great process to keep them looking meticulous and new also.