More and more friends are buying cars, so washing cars has become a problem. Some cars mostly go to shop to have their cars washed, while some car owners prefer to wash their cars themselves. Where did you wash it?
While not squeamish, machine is definitely not as powerful as we imagined. It is very important to properly wash and care for your car, as wrong washing and care method can damage car's essential components.
In especially hot summers, many car owners like to douse their car in a cool shower to wash off dust, dirt, bird droppings, insects, etc. accumulated during day. Little do they know that wrong way of washing a car will cause wear and tear on car body. Let's figure out how to properly wash your car and what to look for!
1. Don't wash your car in hot sun
Many car owners think that washing a car in sun dries out quickly, so they think this method is a good way to wash their car. In fact, when car is washed under sun, water droplets on car body are equivalent to small convex lenses on one side. After scorching sun focuses heat generated by high-temperature combustion, it will damage car's paint. surface. Once or twice there may be no obvious reaction, and glossiness of car body paint will become worse and worse over time. Avoid washing your car in sun, choose a cool place or wash your car in evening.
2. Gently rinse car with cold water
After vehicle has just been driven, avoid washing immediately. Since we have just finished driving at this time, engine, chassis and other operating systems are in a state of high temperature, and washing them with cold water immediately will cause car's metal structure to be damaged or even explode. What's more, if car's paintwork is exposed to high temperatures in summer, washing with cold water immediately will speed up aging of car's paintwork.
3. Do not wash car completely with a bucket of water
When washing car, use a sufficient amount of water and choose running water for cleaning. Some car owners like to use a bucket of water for convenience to finish washing. Thus, sludge washed off body and all sorts of things fall back into bucket. After rinsing towel in sewer, it will inevitably be stained with small particles of silt, and then use it to wipe car body back and forth, which will damage paintwork of car body. introduce!
4. Washing car with washing powder is tantamount to destroying car
When some car owners wash their cars at home, they use household laundry detergent or detergent to clean their cars. We know that washing powder and detergent are chemical detergents. Since they are highly alkaline, they will corrode car body paint, and also corrode rubber body components, wiper rubber strips, tires, etc. The car wash should choose a professional washing liquid cars!
5. Preheat car before washing to avoid sanding. After car has been in motion for a while, there will be a lot of gravel and dust on car body. At this time, if you directly wash it with water and wipe it with a sponge, it is same as car sanding, which will inevitably wear out car body paint surface. The correct way is to spray pre-wash solution on car body and then wash it off after two minutes.