Updated: Jul 14
Have you ever been to a car wash and left with water dripping down? Maybe you've been through a car wash that offers a drying often.
Either way, your cars washing process is important but what's also just as important is the drying process. Drying your car properly will prevent water marks, and leftover dirt or residue on your paint.
Have you happen to notice the weird looking spots that look like small puddles on your paint? Those are called "hard water spot" and they are created when your vehicle isn't properly dried.
There's a way to fix this and also a way to help prevent this from continuing to happen.
What are Hard Water spots?
Water spots are typically created when water that's left over on your exterior evaporates on your cars paint and it leaves behind contamination causing it to leave a ugly mark and also being a headache to remove!
It's important to note that all forms of water contain minerals and chemicals and it's within those chemicals that these water spots are created.
Contamination is either from trace minerals, dirt or chemicals.
How to Fix the Issue
So there are tons of methods and products out there that can help you remove the water spots. But before we talk about the paint I want to address your chrome trim.
The reason for addressing this is because it's easily overlooked. Your chrome is what gives your car a nice shine, it completes the car. Hard water spots will only be getting in the way of that, so what should we do?
The water spots need to removed and a product that we use and that works really well is Eraser by 3D. We've tested this product before and the results are phenomenal for your chrome trim, especially if you have water stains.
To take care of your paints hard water spots, we recommend trying a bottle of part water and part white vinegar. This will break down the chemical and dirt that created these spots on your car.
Let the vinegar sit for about 10-15 minutes and then proceed to wiping off with a soft microfiber towel.
Taking things a little further, we do suggest just going all out and tackling the problem with everything you got so we know for sure it's not going to be a lingering issue in the future.
Properly cleaning, and polishing your paint job will drastically add protection to your car. Those water spots that were annoying and so frustrating to get off, about 85-90% of those are completely gone.
Most importantly now your vehicle is protected from the polishing.
Polishing your exterior can be a bit pricey, but when it comes to Mendez Mobile Detailing we have reasonable pricing options.
There's no need to feel embarrassed or worried. Water spots are a common issue in the Richmond area.
Regardless of your cars condition we can promise to deliver a high quality car detailing service will providing you with the best experience. Give us a call or book online!
Above you will see before and after pictures of the water spots removal. In the picture at the top you will notice how the water spots throw off the look of your car.
Once your car is properly washed and dried. The water spots will be our next focus, we get these great results from using products such as the one listed above.
So, what are you waiting on? Whether you're doing the job yourself or perhaps you'll rather have a professional come take care of the problem, you need to take action!
The longer you wait to remove these ugly marks on your car the worse it'll be to get off.
Feel free to email or call us if you have any questions!