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Detailing your car seasonally has its benefits

Winter can be harsh on your car just as well as Summer, as well as over time things start to clutter and collects dust and dirt. It’s a good practice to consider the well-being of your car over time with getting it detailed seasonally. Not only is this good for your car but it’s also good for you. It has less clutter, cleaner, fresher air, and you feel like a million bucks driving it. No one wants to drive in dirt and clutter.

Preserves the Value

Detailing your car on a regular basis retains its value if you decide to sell it in the future. Detailing is a cost-effective way to keep your car in a condition that will appeal to potential buyers. It’s a value to you or the consumer. Either way it’s an investment. Take take of it.


Paint Preservation

A vehicle detail can assist in removing debris that causes paint scratches. Detailers also use professional-grade wax to correct paint and add an extra layer of protection to prevent cracking, scratches, and excessive wear and tear.

Oder Elimination

Vehicle interior detailing eliminates odors by removing grime and filth and applying an odor eliminator to foul odors. An air freshener, unlike an odor eliminator, is a temporary solution that removes unpleasant odors. Consider having an ozone purifier service added to get rid of those extra germs floating around.

Upholstery Protection

Sun damage can occur if your car’s windows are not tinted. UV rays can cause long-term damage to your car’s interior fabrics and finishes. Keeping your car’s interior clean will help protect the upholstery. Be sure to ask for a protectant application with UV ray protection.

Stain Prevention and Removal

When you detail your car on a regular basis, you can prevent and remove those horrible stains that have been sitting there for months. Vehicle’s surfaces are made up of a variety of materials, including vinyl, leather, plastics, carpeting, and fabrics. There are several ways to help prevent stains with products such as Scotch Guard or some other stain preventative product depending on the materials its applied to.

Safely Driving Without Debris

We’ve all seen those vehicles driving by with mounds of garbage or bird stains on the windshield or paint. Your safely increases without having any obstructions or matter blocking your view overall.

Health Issues Could be Prevented

You are in a confined space when you are driving. Even if you have an air filter, if your car is full of dust, dirt, and other pollutants, the air quality inside will be poor. Fortunately, by detailing your car, you can avoid allergies and other health problems associated with poor air quality. Again, ask about an ozone purifier service and if its offered to get rid of any nasty allergens.

Do it Yourself – Maintain

If you are in the market to do this yourself, you may not have all the professional tools, but you can maintain it on our own by simply shampooing your car every two weeks to maintain a clear coat of paint and drying the paintwork using a microfiber towel, get rid of swirl marks with polish instead of wax, apply wax with a power buffer to get that ultimate shine, and purchase a dual-action polisher if needed. Get a wheel cleaner, chrome polish, and any other product to help move the process along. If you are going to do the inside as well most of your local auto body parts stores will carry all the product you need to get the job done and a good vacuum cleaner with a carpet brush to pull any hairs from the carpet or upholstery. It does take time so prepare to block out a few hours to complete a full detailing.

Spirit West Rapid Refinish, established in 2011, was formed to focus on providing quality service for customers who are paying out of pocket for automobile repairs and streamline the workflow volume.

Spirit West Rapid Refinish take great pride with teamwork and our commitment to making sure our team receives training on the latest innovative state-of-the-art equipment and collision repair techniques.




Spirit West Motor Carriage, founded in 1977, is a full-service auto body repair shop serving the St. Louis and surrounding Metro area. For nearly four decades, our family-owned business and our experienced staff have been providing quality auto collision repair, mechanical, paintless dent repair (PDR), complete paint refinishing, and wheel and framing alignment services.