Hand Wash Only – A Beginner’s Guide to Detailing and Car Care

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The team behind PRO Detailer Magazine have finally put together a superb hardback detailing book all about car care perfection.

Hand Wash Only, with over 2500 copies sold already and an Amazon #1 bestseller, is packed full of hints tips advice and guides on perfecting and protecting your car at home!

Illustrated with high-quality images and graphics, all explained in clear language, you’ll be guided step-by-step through each important stage of a professional detailing process, including: pre-wash, contact wash, decontamination, correction, protection, and maintenance – plus interior deep cleaning and protection.

 

 

 

 

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The team behind PRO Detailer Magazine have finally put together a superb hardback detailing book all about car care perfection. Hand Wash Only, with over 2500 copies sold already and an Amazon #1 bestseller, is packed full of hints tips advice and guides on perfecting and protecting your car at home!

Illustrated with high-quality images and graphics, all explained in clear language, you’ll be guided step-by-step through each important stage of a professional detailing process, including pre-wash, contact wash, decontamination, correction, protection, and maintenance – plus interior deep cleaning and protection.

 

 

 

 

 

Sections include;

  • Equipment – Kit lists for every job, and the best tools to complete them.
  • Wash processes – more than just a bucket and sponge, it covers assessment, pre-wash, contact wash, drying tips and tricks and decontamination – Hydrocarbons, bonded contamination, fallout, and specific contaminant removal reference tables.
  • A packed paint correction section covers: Paint types, measuring paint thicknesses, defect identification glossary, machine polishers, pads, compounds and their chemistry, principles, & technique and lighting.
  • Paint Protection can be baffling, so there’s a whole section covering waxes, polymers, nano coatings, spray sealants, PPF,  and ceramic coatings.
  • Interior Detailing gets a chapter devoted to carpets, fabrics, odour removal, headlining, leather care, plastic, hard surfaces and stain identification and removal.

This epic 144-page detailing book also covers; glass, trim, wheels, tyres, metal polishing, headlight restoration, convertible roof care, engine bays, stone chips and much, much more.

We’ve made Hand Wash Only to be the perfect reference detailing book we wish we’d had when we started out in detailing. Perfect for any car enthusiast, assembled by the expert-idiots behind the largest detailing and car care magazine in the world.


For buyers in North & South America, you can purchase here: Detail Division

For buyers in the Republic of Ireland, you can purchase here: WashMe.ie 

*Customers outside the UK may be charged additional import/customs fees, please check with your tax authority prior to purchasing.

Additional information

Weight 450 g
Dimensions 22 × 16 × 2 cm
Release Date

May 2022

Page Count

144 Pages

Weight

425g

Dimensions

216mm x 154mmx 14mm

ISBN

978-1-8384112-5-1

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