Category Archives: Interior Care

4-Day Details: What can be achieved

Car paint when it comes from the factory is far from perfect. Distorted reflections and uneven surfaces detract from what could be a superb finish.  High levels of skilled polishing can bring out unbelievable finishes on cars. It takes 35 … Continue reading

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3-Day Details: What can be acheived

We strongly recommend 3-day paint correction service for all cars. To properly prep and correct paint, especially German paint, it isn’t a case of polishing up the shine that is already there. In fact, our process deconstructs the gloss on … Continue reading

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Odour Treatments

We take odours seriously. In fact, more seriously than most other companies. The reason for that is most other companies do not understand odours and how they can affect the health of the driver and/or the passengers in the car. … Continue reading

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1-Day Detail : What can be achieved?

The 1-Day Detail at Spirit Detailing is possibly the most intensive service available in the country.  The day can be spent on your in one of two ways, focusing either on the interior or the exterior of the car. The … Continue reading

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A short history of leather care

Leather conditioners have been around for centuries. Back in the 17th and 18th century, ingredients like beef tallow and beeswax were often used to treat and waterproof the hide. They even retrieved chimney soot to add an instant blackening agent … Continue reading

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What is Leather Preservation

Having put many hours, days and maybe even weeks (at this stage!) of research and discussion into the proper care of leather, I have developed my own technique of preservation. Here is a good example of leather preservation. I would recommend this process for every set of leather but not on a regular basis. Continue reading

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Protecting the car for the winter

We had a few days of “Indian Summer” in late September, but October soon put us back in our place with a cold snap! But what does the winter mean for our cars? Continue reading

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Leather Care, Preservation & Conservation

There is a lot of controversy about the way leather should be treated. The way I learn to take care of the various surfaces of a car is simple – I don’t believe marketing hype and if I want to know the truth about something, whether a chemical or the surface it should be used on, then I go to the guys in the back-room – the chemists, or in this case the leather chemists and tannery finish specialists. Marketing blurb is too unreliable and this is very true in the case of leather care products. Continue reading

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