Archive for July, 2012
The right kind of cleaning power!
There are two reasons why steam cleaning units aren’t ideal for a steam car wash. Firstly, these units lack the sustained cleaning power required to clean the entire vehicle. Although they are great for doing spot-cleaning interiors, they aren’t good enough for washing an entire car or truck. Another problem with dry steam cleaning units is the fact that they only emit about 5% moisture. They may be very effective in melting and dissolvingread more
Inside and outside
A complete car detailing arsenal needs to contain units that handle exterior and interior cleaning tasks. For exterior detailing, it’s best to use a pressure washing machine with pressure levels of 1500 psi or less. Pressure levels that are higher than this can cause damage to the paint job and vehicle body. It’s also important to use power washers with water flow rates of 0.5 GPM, ideal for washing away dirt and debris without doing any harm to the vehicle. Dry steam machinesread more
Steam power for super-clean cars
It is a well-known fact that hot steam effectively softens tough dirt deposits on different surfaces. For this reason, car detailing professionals initially tried using steamer machines for maintaining vehicles. Although the steam did help dissolve tough deposits, the low pressure levels failed to wash away the softened particles and the brushes also scratched the vehicle surface. So the car detailing professionals switched to power washing machines.read more