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There’s a common myth that when you first get a new car, you’re supposed to hold off before having an express wax in Green Mountain done. However, this isn’t the case at all. In fact, it may make more sense for you to act sooner rather than later to make sure that it not only looks nice but is protected. Here are some more details on the subject.

Why Wax?

It’s important to remember that as soon as you buy your car, it is instantly exposed to a variety of different corrosive elements from the weather, roads, and other things. Your car’s paint job is designed to help keep the metal body from rusting, but it can’t do this job alone. Waxing, an entirely different step from washing, helps the car keep from rusting. Not only is it unappealing to look at, but rust leads to practical issues as well, like potentially cracking the windshield if it happens under the windshield. Washing Car By hand

How To Wax

Every car detailer or cleaner has their own different preferences for waxing, but generally, the process is going to follow a simple path, starting with a basic wash and clean, then going into the polishing. Adding a coat of polish helps give a paint job a reflective quality, and restore oil to the paint. After this, you can apply the wax, let it sit, then remove it and repeat the process until the car is sealed.

In fairness, the “wait to wax” myth wasn’t always a myth. If we look back 20 years ago or so, paint solvents needed to dry and the paint needed to cure before you took your car to have a wax or chose to do it yourself. However, this is a thing of the past. Now, factories take care of all that before your car even reaches the dealership. This means you can wax as soon as you bring the car if you wanted. Ideally, it’s recommended that you do so as soon as possible, and roughly 3-4 times a year to make sure your car is as protected as possible.

The trustworthy professionals at R&J’s Auto Spa provide a full range of car detailing services in Green Mountain. Visit us today to learn more about how we can keep your vehicle looking brand new.