Top Hacks to Get Longer Life Out of Pads

When it comes to compounding and polishing, pads do a sizable portion of the heavy lifting. Many detailers view those workhorse items as disposable and the pain of just buying more is just a necessary expense. However, if you take care of your pads they can last much longer than expected! Keep Your Pads Clean […]

Do you have to wait the full 24 hrs for 404 to cure before topping with 357 or Poly?

The cure time for the LVR 404 Helios applies more for detergent washes. You don’t want to have any type of detergents come into contact with the acrylics before they’ve had a chance to set. If an acrylic gets hit with a detergent before its had a chance to fully cure, it’ll basically fall apart […]

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How long before removing LVR 357 Magnum wax? I did not notice a flash.

Flash times for most waxes are usually very temperature dependent. If the temperature is colder out, it will take longer for a wax to flash. If the weather is warmer out, it will flash much faster. In regard to LVR 357 Magnum Wax in particular, Magnum Wax is extremely rich with solids. Therefore, in colder […]

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Good morning , I purchased 403/404 glaze. What do u recommend for a sealant or another durable topper?

To answer your question about a recommended topper for our polishing glazes, I think you’ll be extremely happy with either of the two listed below. PolySeal PolySeal is truly amazing and is revolutionizing the detailing industry! PolySeal is a hybrid sealant. It is a synthetic wax infused with SiO2. The SiO2 is bonded with the […]

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Can Poly-Seal be applied in direct sun?

The best rule of thumb is that you should never do ANY detailing in direct sunlight. The temperature on the vehicle surface will always be hotter than what you are currently feeling. Products that have a liquid components to them, will evaporate quicker than intended and can streak, dry up, scratch the paint (if you […]

Should X-Celerator be applied full strength or diluted? If diluted what’s the ratio?

To answer your question in a word: ABSOLUTELY! X-Celerator (formerly known as Gamma Dry during beta testing). X-Celerator should be diluted between 6:1 (6 parts water to 1 part X-Celerator) and 8:1 (8 parts water to 1 part X-Celerator). If you are noticing any streaking, just add a little more water. NOTE: X-Celerator should be applied conservatively, […]

What can I do about overspray all over my vehicle?

We recommend that you use a detailing clay bar, clay sponge or a clay towel.  Detailing clay is safe to use on all finishes as long as the surface is well lubricated. Straight water typically does not provide enough lubrication and we strongly recommend you use a lubrication designed to work with detailing clay such […]

What is the best way to remove streaks from my windows?

Cleaning windows without streaks is easy.  Always use streak free window cleaner, such as Ammonia Fortified Glass Cleaner or Non-Ammoniated Glass Cleaner, and two CLEAN towels (note: Ammonia fortified Glass Cleaner is not recommended for use on After-Market Window Tinting as it can turn the tinting purple) .  Use the first towel for initial wiping […]