Professional Valeters

How to Clean and Detail Your Car

Professional Valeters
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  • In-depth Instruction; over 85 mins
  • On-demand video access anytime
  • Bonus downloadable PDF resources
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  • Available for purchase: £29.99

With each class in the course, Bert and Rich from Professional Valeters, will teach you about the right products, equipment and techniques to use to wash and detail your car. Follow Bert and Rich as they demonstrate how to achieve perfect wheels, remove deeply embedded grime, machine polish like a professional and more.

Bert and Rich show Matt Tomkins the essential car wash equipment and techniques to minimise scratching the car paintwork. In this class you’ll learn how to: - Pre-wash the car with snow foam using a domestic pressure washer - The two-bucket wash method - Rinse and drying techniques

Having removed all surface dirt during the washing phase, Bert and Rich move on to the decontamination stage of detailing a car. Rich demonstrates how to remove deeply embedded grime from the car wheels using fallout remover and tar solvent. Bert will teach you how to decontaminate your paintwork using all-purpose cleaner, the fallout remover and tar solvent, plus a clay bar.

In this class machine polishing a car is covered in depth and how you can use it to remove very fine scratches and imperfections. Professional detailer Rich runs thorough the different types of equipment you can use to get a great finish. You’ll learn: - Which pads and compounds to use when machine polishing - Tips and techniques to remove fine swirl marks and etching - Finishing with a light finishing anti-hologram compound
Rich and Bert show you how to add the finishing touches to your car with a guide to wax and polish, finishing with metal polish & sealant and glass sealant. In this class you will learn about: - Using glass cleaner and sealant - Cleaning, restoring and dressing trim - Polishing chrome - Waxing for a pristine finish
5 Lessons
1  hrs 25  mins

This course will teach you the art of how to clean and detail your car. Bert and Rich from Professional Valeters demonstrate safe wash techniques; including pre-washing with snow foam, the two-bucket method and wheel washing. You’ll learn the right techniques for decontaminating wheels and paintwork to remove deeply embedded grime using tar solvent, fallout remover and a clay bar. Machine Polishing is covered in depth with a run-down of the right equipment, products and techniques to use. Finally you’ll learn how to add the finishing touches to your car with a guide to wax and polish, finishing with metal polish & sealant, tyre dressing and glass sealant.

What will you learn?

  • How to wash your car correctly using snow foam and the two bucket method
  • How to achieve perfect wheels
  • The secrets of deep cleaning, lifting out contaminants and preparing your car for machine polishing
  • How to machine polish like a professional
  • How to protect your paint and achieve an “as new” finish

Learn at your own pace

Naturally, what you take away from these videos is entirely your choice. You work at your own pace and in your own way. We try to be as clear as possible in our instruction, but we don’t expect you to nail every technique on first viewing. With Skill Shack you can stop, start and go back at any point in each class.

Professional Valeters

Professional Valeters & Detailers is a U.K trade association that provides to the public a national directory of skilled and insured car care professionals and provide a support network to guide the professional development of its members.

Professional Valeters

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