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HOW TO WASH YOUR CAR AT HOME, LIKE A PRO !!!

HOW TO WASH YOUR CAR AT HOME, LIKE A PRO !!!


Hey what’s up guys! Welcome to Pan The Organizer, where you and
I work together to help organize different aspects of your lives in simple and easy steps! In today’s show, I’m going to show you you
guys how to wash your car in simple and easy steps! Let’s get the show rolling! So I’ve been detailing cars for the past 20
years. A lot of people have misconceptions on what
the proper techniques are to wash a car. It can get very complicated, but it can also
be very simple. So I’ll show you what I think are the easiest
steps to protect your investment, and to help your ride looking mean and clean! Let me show you just how much of a car nut
I am! Let’s make this dramatic! Now I love detailing cars, right, I told you
that. Let’s see just how bad I love washing cars… So this here is my cupboard where I keep all
my detailing products! Now look at all of this! So I got my microfiber towels, different kinds,
microfiber wash mitts, some gloves, detailing products. This is all for detailing cars! A bunch of shampoos. This is for the paint, some wax, some sealants. Some different brushes. Yeah! So the basic tools you’re going to need to
wash your car are: microfiber chenille wash mitts. These are soft and plush. If I can make a focus. See these? Why two of them? You’ll need one to wash the paint, and one
separate one for the wheels. There’s a lot of dust and metal particles
on the wheels and you don’t want to contaminate your paint by washing with the same mitt. The other thing you’re going to need is a
microfiber drying towel. So this one here is a waffle weave. I don’t know if you can tell, but you can
see all the little squares in there. This helps to dry the paint without marring
or scratching the paint. Another super important item is a proper car
soap. Please, do not, DO NOT use dishwashing liquid! A real car soap is pH neutral and will not
damage your car’s finish. Don’t worry, I’ll link all the products down
below so you guys can have a reference and purchase them if you need to. You’ll need a wash bucket. Ideally, one with a grit guard. So this goes in the bottom of the wash bucket
and it will trap any dirt particles. The particles will stay in the bottom and
you won’t have any dirt or debris in your wash water. If I can give you guys another pro tip, now
don’t say this to anybody, but the trick is you have to wash your car towards the end
of the day! Ideally in a shaded area, or in a garage. You don’t want to wash your car in mid-day
when the sun is at its brightest because all the soap that you’re going to put on your
car is going to dry up. You’ll have water spots and you’ll have streaks
on the finish. Alright, so let’s get the wash started! Today we’re going to wash my brand new BMW
435i xDrive Gran Coupé M Performance. Wow, that’s a mouthful! Alright so first thing we need to do is to
add some soap into our bucket. Follow the instructions, usually they’re on
the label. This one here suggests to add one ounce of
soap to 4 to 5 gallons of water. Don’t be cheap guys! Let’s fill the bucket up with water. Alright, now that the bucket’s full of nice
soapy water, we’re going to dunk our wash mitt for the paint into the bucket, let is
soak there, and let’s rinse the paint. Alright, so now it’s time to actually wash
the car. Now pro tip number 3… Or is that pro tip number 4? Damn! Anyways, I’m dishing them out like candies
out there so you guys just take them. We’ll wash the car from top to bottom. Now you want to start with the roof and mid-section
of the car and keep the lower part and the rocker panels for the end. Because when you think of it, the majority
of the dust, the grime and all the road debris go from the wheels and they splash onto your
body. So the lower half is usually the dirtiest
part of the vehicle. So let’s go ahead and start washing the car. Now ideally, you want to use what we call
the “straight line technique”. Don’t put any pressure, and don’t use circular
motion! Because that will put swirl marks into your
paint. The swirl marks are those kinds of spider
web swirlies that you’ll see into the car’s finish, especially on darker cars. That’s because the people have the tendency
to wash in a circular motion. Now use straight lines and be gentle. Let the weight of the mitt work for you! Now that we’re done cleaning the paint, we’re
going to go ahead and rinse all that soap off. Alright, so, let’s use our second microfiber
wash mitt to go ahead and wash the wheels. So, now we can rinse off the wheels. Alright guys, now the car has been properly
rinsed, washed, and rinsed again. So, we’re going to go to the drying stage
now. So as stated before, you’ll need a microfiber
drying towel. If you have a squeegee for the windows, that
alright, if not, you can dry the windows with the microfiber as well. Alright guys, now that the car’s dry, another
pro tip that I can give you to give it that final detailed touch is to use some sort of
tire gel. What it’s going to do for your tires is give
them that ultimate black shine as well as protect them from the harshness of the sun’s
UV rays. So you put them on a foam applicator pad and
you just go ahead and add some to the sidewall of your tires. So as you can tell, now the tires are protected. They are nice and shiny and it gives them
that showroom look! Alright and that’s the final result. Let’s go have a closer look. Alright guys, if you liked the video, don’t
forget to go nuts on that like button, leave your comments down below, follow me on social
media, and in the meantime, remember to keep it tight, keep it clean, and I’ll see you
on the next one!!!

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100 thoughts on “HOW TO WASH YOUR CAR AT HOME, LIKE A PRO !!!

  1. Please can you tell me a good pressure washer to use with snowfoam attachments, my water valve and garage are quite far can you recommend a pressure with a water tank inside it ?

  2. Whaaat no foam gun no air master blaster to dry car no cleaning glass no final detailer spray. Your better than this

  3. i always watch your videos. You have alot of good information. One thing i always wonder is why you don't use the soap dispenser in the power washer and put the car wash liquid in there?

  4. Pro Tip – after applying the tyre dressing on all the wheels, roll the car a couple feet so that the area of the tyre that was touching the ground is now exposed. Apply dressing to those missed areas.

  5. one bucket method your safe car wash is a joke man i foam my car for the pre wash then the two bucket method with grid guards.

  6. Thank you, I will be washing cars on the side and I wanna know before hand so I can wow the manager 💪🏾

  7. Awesome video!! I have a question: can I use a microfiber drying towel to substitute for a microfiber wash mitt?

  8. Thanks for telling this 28 yr old woman, what to do besides plain water and dish soap. I appreciate your time and attention to every detail ❤️❤️😎👍🏻
    I need to help restore the shine and care to my recently deceased father’s car , it’s a classic Mercedes so I want to do it right!

  9. Thanks for the video.

    Washing me and my wife's Jeeps tomorrow, don't think I need to watch another video after just this one.

  10. hey love the video, how would i go about if i have pine needles in the little crevice between the trunk and back window? Do i just blow it off? I also have pine needles on top of my car

  11. Great tips but I can’t believe you did tire shine. Scrubbing the tires with a brush is good enough. Tire shine will get kicked up onto your car

  12. You cleaned a car that was already cleaner than most peoples daily driver. How about starting with one that is really dirty?

  13. Hey Pan,

    What’s the best way to remove water marks/spots from your vehicle?

    Thanks for all your videos by the way! I’m learning a lot!

    Billy

  14. I'm watching this from South Korea, and I love watching your videos. They are better than listening to narrations in my app 'Calm'.

  15. Ok this I like but what if you have to wash your tools so it doesn’t pick up debris? I will never go to a “soft touch” car wash again because they screwed my car up

  16. So what about if your trying to start a mobil detailing business and your customers are giving you times that work best for them and it's not the best ideal time to wash the cer

  17. What would be a good way to rinse the soap off the car, if you don't have a hose hook up? Or should I just go to a car wash where they have a hose?

  18. I dont have any of that equipment, only a normal towel and a bucket of water, should i wash my car? Or will i damage it alot?

  19. Thank you so much dude! 🙂 I felt kind of silly looking up how to wash a car, but I had to since my dad and uncle haven’t shown me how to wash mine yet and all of the other tutorials got too complicated lol. You have a very pleasant voice btw

  20. Here in cali it gets super hot I don't have no garage so I wait till 6:30 or till its 7 and I start washing my car I use chemicals guys shampoo snow foam ect

  21. Super dope video, took notes and everything. 
    I have a question: Isn't it necessary to put the windshield wipers up?
    Cheers

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