HANDY HINTS AND FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Put some brushes in the door pockets so that passengers can brush the sand off their feet before they get into the car, it saves a lot of time cleaning!
Only use the Ammonia free ones, If it smells aggressive and powerful, then don’t use it. Glass doesn’t require an aggressive detergent to be cleaned, it’s all about the technique and microfibre.
We love taking our dogs for a drive, but get an old sheet or blanket to go on the back seat of boot area so that the dog hair doesn’t go everywhere. You won’t regret it!
You may have had your car tinted once and it bubbled and/or turned purple so it has put you off tinting forever. But don’t let cheap, dodgy tint fool you, when you allow us to tint your car, You will have the highest UV protect, great heat reduction and it makes your ride look wicked!
We know they are great for Christmas presents but when it comes to quality they don’t cut it. Spend a few extra dollars (if that) and buy some premium Bowden’s Own products through us!
If your windscreen is real foggy, turn the aircon to Hot and direct the air to the windscreen. If there is a lot of moisture on the external side of the glass, it will take time to clear.
If possible, buy the genuine floor mats or a good set of aftermarket ones. They protect the carpet from spills, stains and shoes.
Always wash your car after you go to the beach, especially if you notice the layer of salt and moisture on your windscreen. The settled salt from the wind can cause rusting!
Using a pressure cleaner is a waste of time, get your hose or a sprinkler and spend some quality time gently hosing out the sand from your underbody. It’ll get the best results.
Many people think that dish detergent or baby soap is safe for the cars paint but the truth is it will remove all sealants and waxes from your paint and can cause oxidization. Always use a pH neutral soap.
Never, and we mean NEVER use steel-wool to remove tar, tree sap or anything from your paint surface. Period!
We’ve all done it, but never realized what it can do. Never write words in the layer of dust on your car or wipe over it with your hands. It can scratch the paint very easily.
Bird Droppings are very acidic and can eat through the clear coat on your car, clean it off straight away with soapy water to avoid this from happening.
Some mechanics will wash your car for you out of courtesy, but ask them before hand not to as most times it gets washed with an old sponge in dirty water which can cause horrific damage.
We know it’s convenient, but in the long run you are only damaging the paint by using very acidic soaps that will leave swirls, scratches and will remove waxes and sealants. Let us do the hard work for you!
Always try to park in the shade but beware of big trees and their sap as it is very acidic
No, the service includes a full external detail including paint decontamination and a professional polish.
Preparation is paramount when apply any coating, so we make sure the paint is in top condition before we apply anything, even if the car is brand new. 99% of the time the car has been abused by the dealership and requires attention and paint correcting.
You will receive a genuine lifetime warranty for cars less than 12 months old, and a 5 year warranty for cars older than 12 months. This is a full money back guaranteed warranty if the coating fails. For example, paint fading, oxidization, clear coat flaking.
The vehicle does require some kind of maintenance though, it is not some magical force field. in order to keep the warranty, your vehicle must receive an exterior detail and decontamination valued around $50 ever 12 months. We will notify you when the inspection approaches.
Opti-Coat has been independently tested by the CSIRO, which have provided astonishing facts about how strong Opti-Coat really is.
You will not find any independent reports and tests done on any Dealership paint protections.
OPT (Opti_Coat) is not your typical dealership paint protection. OPT bonds permanently with the factory clear coat, protecting the surface for life and will not delaminate. The coating measures 2 microns, which is 100 times thicher than other PP’s and waxes.
This means that OPT can take a hit and absorb damage unlike other coatings. It is also completely resistant to acidic environmental substances such as bird droppings and tree sap. The 9H Opti-Coat hardness will stop your paint from etching and further damage.
No, Opti-Coat is very different and is much more durable, involving far better nanotechnology.
Most dealerships use Motor1 paint protections, but each dealership has a different name for the same product. Opti-Coat has been around for over 10 years, made in USA and it continues to evolve, making it the spearhead in the ‘paint protection’ industry.
INTERIOR & EXTERIOR PROTECTION
GET THE BEST-OF-THE-BEST IN VEHICLE PROTECTION FOR LESS THAN STOCK-STANDARD DEALERSHIP PRICES.
Opti-Coat PRO+ Ceramic Paint Protection
- CSIRO tested & rated #1
- Genuine lifetime warranty
- Prevents acidic damage & fading paint
- Increases gloss & reduces scratching
Opti-Guard Interior Vehicle Protection
- Leather, vinyl and fabric surfaces
- Genuine 2 year warranty
- Hydrophobic – Prevents stains & surface failure
- Rated best in Australia
WINDOW TINTING / RUST PROOFING
SAVE ON HIGH-QUALITY SUNTEK & 3M WINDOW TINTING AND ERPS RUST PROOFING THAT IS 100% GUARANTEED TO WORK
High Quality Suntek & 3M Window Tinting
- High-quality USA made 3-layered film
- Genuine lifetime warranty
- Cancer Council approved
- Premium carbon & metalized tint
- No bubbling, fading or pealing
- Reduce in-car heat up to 57%!
ERPS Electronic Rust Protection System
- Proudly Australian made
- Marine grade wiring used unlike others
- 480 volt output for optimum protection
- 100% waterproof couplers
- Genuine warranty provided
- 4, 6 & 10 Coupler systems
JUST GOT YOUR CAR CLEANED?
KEEP IT THAT WAY FOREVER!
Maintenance Mini Detail
- Only for cars on our weekly
- Regular detailing service for
Loyalty Club members
Keep your car clean with our Loyalty Club Regular Car Detail Service. Schedule a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly cleaning service and our team will come to your office or home for your Mini-Detail.
- FULL EXTERIOR WASH & DRY
- VACUUM CARPETS, SEATS & BOOT
- WINDOWS CLEANED INSIDE & OUT
- TRIMS, DASH & CONSOLE CLEANED
- EMPTY RUBBISH & DEODORISE
- TIRES REJUVENATED