Is paint protection film worth it on the Sunshine Coast?

When you purchase a new car it’s only normal to want to put the best systems in place to protect and preserve your investment. Living on the Sunshine Coast we are lucky that generally, our roads are pretty great, but our beautiful outdoor lifestyle means our vehicles are often being driven around or parked outside so they’re more vulnerable to [...]

Is Paint Protection Worth it? Should I get it for my new car?

This is one of the most frequently asked questions we answer, and rightfully so. Paint protection has been around for years and has evolved rapidly as technology has improved, and it was soon discovered to be an easy way for dealerships to make money. There is so much to unpack here when it comes to knowing if paint protection is [...]

We’re Celebrating 10 Years & We’re Giving Back to our Community!

UPDATE! With your help, we were able to raise $6170 for Charity! Huge thanks to everyone that supported us during our 10 Year Celebration This July marks our 10 year anniversary for Clean Getaway Car Detailing on the Sunshine Coast. Put simply, we couldn’t do it without you! So as a way of saying THANK [...]

So You’ve Just Bought a Second-Hand Car… Now What?

Not everyone has the means to pop out to the car yard and bring home a new Porsche. And as much as we might like bringing home a sparkling new Land Rover, we might end up taking home a fifteen-year-old Land Cruiser instead. All across Australia, people invest in second-hand cars. There’s even a common belief that second-hand cars are [...]

Should I Buy A Classic Mustang, and Other Pressing Questions

We’ve all seen the films. You know the kind - Nicholas Cage redlining a beautiful Shelby GT500 as he soars (somewhat unrealistically) over dozens of cars and lands with enough grace on the other side that he can keep driving. Tilly Masterson racing a Mustang Convertible against James Bond’s Aston Martin, marking the on-screen debut of the iconic American Muscle [...]

Ceramic Coating vs Sealant vs Wax: A Consumer’s Guide to Car Paint Correction and Protection

Can you explain the difference between sealants, car coatings, paint corrections, and the stuff they try to sell you at the dealership? These are examples of car paint protection for cars. Have you heard of the ceramic coating vs sealant vs wax rivalry that has been going around in the automotive industry since time immemorial? When your car is painted, [...]

How to Maintain Your New Tesla Model 3

... and other fun facts about it! Electric vehicles are increasing in popularity as the technology gets better and better. There are countless models available, like the Nissan Leaf, the Hyundai Kona Electric, and of course, the range of Teslas. Once a futuristic concept, the electric car is no longer a boxy, sluggish car with barely any range. Today, electric [...]

What Is the Best Way to Wax a Car

Waxing is the oldest paint finishing technique used in vehicle detailing, which dates back to the early 1800s when cars weren’t even around yet. It was first used to protect and prolong the lustre of the lacquer-like paint on horse carriages. When Mercedes Benz started mass producing petrol-powered vehicles nearly a century later, waxing became even more popular, mainly because [...]

Car Tinting Tips: Signs It’s Time to Have New Car Tints Installed

No one can deny that having tinted windows and windshields elevates the aesthetic of any car. Car tinting, however, is more than just aesthetics. Car tints also have practical uses, including reducing glare and regulating the absorption of solar heat through the windows. These two qualities are especially important for car owners in places that see a lot of sunny [...]

Everything You Need to Know about Auto Detailing

Owning a fleet of vehicles means that you need people to drive them! Not everyone has the same level of cleanliness and without proper maintenance the vehicles can deteriorate quickly and can break down over time. Not only will the vehicle be unpleasant to drive due to being dirty, it’s also a poor reflection of a business when trying to [...]

Is Carnauba Wax Good Protection for My Car? Benefits of Carnauba Car Wax

It feels like since the beginning of time Carnauba wax has been around! Everyone wants their car to be waxed with Carnauba to ensure that the paint is protected from the sun and bird droppings. When you stroll into an auto store such as Super Cheap Auto or Autobarn, you’ll most likely be recommended to purchase some kind of wax [...]

How to Keep Car Paint Shiny and Other Easy Car Paint Maintenance Tips

There is no denying that a shiny coat of paint helps your car turn heads whenever and wherever you drive down the road. Of course, aesthetics aren’t the only reason to keep your car paint job looking its best. Keeping your paint job well-maintained plays a crucial role in preventing rust from ruining your ride. Fortunately, keeping your car paint [...]

How to Wash a Motorcycle: Dos and Don’ts You Should Keep in Mind

Few things can be as relaxing as taking your motorcycle for a long, leisurely ride after a long work week. However, even the sturdiest of bikes take a lot of punishment while cruising down the open road. Dust, dirt, dead bugs, and all sorts of filth get on your motorcycle. Some people might think of this as just an aesthetic [...]

Trusting Professional Car Detailing and Other Hacks for Cleaning Car Interior

Just because the inside of your vehicle is often sealed from outdoor elements doesn’t mean it doesn’t get dirty. Every time someone enters your vehicle, they carry with them dust and grime, which slowly accumulate on the seats, floor, and upholstery. It can get worse if you don’t practice good hygiene or fail to tidy up your car’s interior on [...]

Our Epic EOFY Sale Is On! Saving You AT LEAST $250!

Don't miss out on our End Of Financial Year SALE this June only where you will save AT LEAST $250 when your vehicle is booked in for one of our Gtechniq ceramic coating packages! When you book in either our C1 Crystal Lacquer, Crystal Serum Light or Crystal Serum ULTRA protection package, we will also apply the amazing Gtechniq EXO4 [...]

Common Car Paint Problems and Other Information Every Car Owner Should Know

There are a handful of things that can make your car look ugly - dust, stains, dents, just to name a few - but nothing upsets you more than damage to its exterior paint. Not only are car paint defects and damage unsightly, but they are quite hard to get rid of as well. Even more frustrating is the fact [...]

Is Detailing My Car Important? – Some Facts about Car Detailing that Can Help You Make an Informed Choice

Once you purchase a vehicle, regardless of the type, you can only expect its value to diminish. How fast it would depreciate depends on a range of factors, foremost of which is improper cleaning and maintenance. If you don’t know how to take care of your vehicle, it will depreciate faster than it should. How to Preserve Your Car’s Value [...]

CERAMIC COATING MYTHS – The Truth about Ceramic Coating Paint Protection

Ceramic Coatings are awesome, that’s for sure! However, over the years coating companies have led consumers to believe a false reality of what ceramic coatings are and what they can do. The ‘as seen on TV’ type advertisements you may have seen on Facebook or YouTube have somewhat made people think that a ceramic coating for cars is bullet proof. [...]

Car Detailing FAQs

Here at Clean Getaway, you probably know by now that we are one of the Sunshine Coast’s leading car detailing companies. We are focused on providing our clients with fantastic workmanship at a competitive price. Our attention to detail, passion for what we do, and drive for perfection is what sets us apart from the competition. We specialise in car [...]

Types of Dirt and Damage Car Exterior Detailing Can Manage to Remove

Whether you are a car enthusiast trying to keep your growing collection display-worthy, or a regular motorist who regards vehicles as nothing but transport, the importance of car cleaning and maintenance cannot be overemphasised. A trip to the carwash every so often may take care of everyday dust and grime on your car, but it takes detailing to deal with [...]

Professional Window Tinting and Other Effective Ways to Prolong the Life of Your Car’s Interior

When you think of car maintenance, you probably imagine exterior washing, tyre changeover, and engine check. Very rarely do most car owners include their car’s interior in the upkeep plan. That’s probably because they think the interior doesn’t get as much damage as the exterior, considering that it isn’t exposed to the elements. In truth, your car’s interior is just [...]

Motorcycle Detailing and Other Helpful Tips on Maintaining Your Bike

Riding a motorcycle can sometimes turn more heads than riding a high-end car. All those fancy, boldly exposed gears and trims could give you the street cred you can only dream of getting when you’re in your auto. Like with a car, however, you can lose all that glory just as fast if you fail to take good care of [...]

What You Probably Didn’t Know about the Opti-Coat Pro+ Your Detailer Used on Your Car

With so many car detailers on the Sunshine Coast, it’s almost impossible to identify the most reliable ones. One indicator that you should look at is the type of car paint protection they use. Reliable detailers only use superior brands and wouldn’t conceal this information from their clients. In contrast, unreliable shops use traditional, low-quality products and hide it from [...]

What You Need to Know before Heading Out for Car Paint Correction

While it can be thrilling to have a car whose paintwork doesn’t wear down, get dented, or chip away, it’s just not possible. The only thing permanent in the life of a car is deterioration and that starts taking place the moment the car is driven out of the showroom. As a matter of fact, a car’s coating is the [...]

Are Car Washes Bad for Your Car? Find Out Why You Need Professional Car Detailing

Car washes are a gift to car owners who suck at cleaning their own vehicles and those that don’t have the time for it. While you are supposed to be the one to do this chore, the lure of going down the dark tunnel of a quickie car wash is just too hard to resist. After all, not only does [...]

Why Should I Get My Car Detailed? Can’t I just Wash it at Home?

Clean Getaway is a premier car detailing service on the beautiful Sunshine Coast. We have a fantastic workshop located just beside the Mooloolah River in Warana, but if you can’t make it there, we’ll come to you. Whether you’re located in Maroochydore, Coolum or Caloundra, we’ll arrive at your door, fully equipped to take care of your car, inside and [...]

What Happens During a Car Detailing and What Role the Best Car Ceramic Coating Paint Protection Plays

Apart from your home and business, your car is one of your biggest investments. It’s only fair to make sure it stays good-looking and well-performing for as long as possible. While regular washing and tune-up could give it good hygiene, they can only do so much. They may not be able to handle wear, tear, stains, and other signs of [...]

Everything You Need to Know about Motorcycle Detailing before Heading to the Workshop

While owning a car is a great investment, it’s not everyone’s cup of tea. Some people find owning a motorcycle more rewarding, and for good reasons: It’s a head turner - Not all motorcycles have the “cool factor”, but you certainly don’t need to break the bank just to get one that has. For instance, you can buy a Ducati [...]

Is Your Car Feeling the Damage Without You Even Knowing?

It’s no secret that here at Clean Getaway, we believe that car detailing is paramount to your vehicle. We specialise in taking fantastic care of your car, so you don’t have to worry about it. But for those who are still unconvinced about the need for regular car detailing, it’s easy to miss some tell-tale cries for help from your [...]

Things to Expect When Getting Car Detailing Services for Your Vehicle

Part of being a car owner is taking the responsibility for its care and maintenance. That includes the general car wash for the exterior and the regular engine check. When it comes to the interior, most folks think that occasional vacuuming and shampooing will do. As long as there are no serious stains or obvious signs of wear and tear [...]

The Most Important Benefits of Investing in Regular Car Detailing for Your Vehicle

Taking care of your vehicle is not just a matter of keeping its good looks to impress pedestrians and other car owners on the road. There’s a lot more significance to its regular maintenance that may benefit you in the long run. Here are some of the reasons why you should take the matter of investing in good car detailing [...]

The Importance of Car Detailing for Your Ride’s Quality Maintenance

Your car functions not just as a practical mode of transportation for you; rather, it is also a representation of your public image. You don’t need a luxury brand car to impress other people, though. Most of the time, all you need is to make sure that your car looks clean and presentable. While car washing is a good way [...]

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Celebrate Baby Clean Getaway (Azzy) with us and take advantage of our EOFY Sale this June ONLY! ✅ 15% Off Opti-Coat Pro+ Ceramic Coating ✅ 15% Off Ceramic Glass Coating Paint Protection (Contact Us) ✅ 10% Off Window Tinting ✅ 10% Off ERPS Rust Prevention Systems ✅ 10% Off Showroom/Presale Detail Service Baby Clean Getaway has arrived! ???????????? On the [...]

Reasons Why You Should Take Your Vehicle to Car Detailing Service

Considering how much work your car does for you on a regular basis, it seems only right that you give it the TLC it deserves. Regular car maintenance and car wash often come to mind, but sometimes, it will need much more than that. Especially when you’re coming from an extra rough road trip, or it’s been a long while [...]

Do You Really Need Car Detailing? The Answer Is Simple – Yes!

While regular washing helps remove the dust and mud your car collects every time you hit the road, it isn’t enough to keep your car in tiptop shape. What it truly needs is professional car detailing on the Sunshine Coast. This service involves more than just splashing and scrubbing of the car’s exterior. Rather, it covers a lot of other [...]

Car Detailing Tips: How to Keep Leather Seats Looking Brand New

One of the best ways to upgrade the luxury factor of any car is to have leather upholstery installed on the seats. Not only do they look good, but they also offer a more comfortable ride for you and your passengers – a good quality to have when taking long drives around the Sunshine Coast. […]

4 Other Reasons Why You Should Use Professional Car Detailing Solutions on the Sunshine Coast

Car detailing is not your ordinary car washing chore. Yes, there’s soaping and scrubbing involved, but it’s a lot more than that. In car detailing, every nook and cranny of your vehicle will be thoroughly cleaned, restored, and finished, to produce a show-quality polish. Apart from having your car meticulously cleaned, here are some other benefits of car detailing that [...]

Important Signs Saying It’s Time for You to Get a Car Detailing Service

Are you a first-time car owner who has no idea how to keep your vehicle looking good and in tiptop shape? Perhaps you’ve had your car for a while now, but still you’re not all that confident in how to keep it clean. Ideally, you should be able to at least get your car washed regularly to keep it looking [...]

The Importance of Professional Car Detailing Service for Vehicle Maintenance

Car care is of great importance, not only so you can keep your vehicle good-looking, but also because it directly affects the comfort and efficiency of your ride. It’s something definitely worth investing into especially if you’re keen on making the most out of your car purchase. Here are some tips that should help you get good car detailing service, [...]

Getting Ready to Explore Queensland with Professional Car Detailing

Queensland is perfect for the outdoor life. Apart from the plethora of amazing drives along the coastline and within the tropics, it boasts of a vast selection of destinations that have long been mesmerising both the locals and tourists. There’s no better way to spend the holidays than to visit these places with your family and friends. […]

Car Detailing Tips: Keeping Your Leather Car Seat Covers Pristine

It is no secret that having beautiful leather car seat covers is a great way to make your drive more comfortable and stylish for you and your passengers. Of course, it’s more than just an aesthetic advantage. These seat covers often resist various stains and odours better than their cloth counterparts. Leather car seats, however, require more maintenance and care [...]

Some Car Detailing Services First-Time Owners Should Make Sure to Get

There comes a time when your car needs a lot more than just a quick check-up for maintenance. If you want to keep your vehicle looking spic-and-span, then you should consider bringing it in for full mobile car detailing service. Not only does it keep you looking good on the road, but it also helps maintain the value of your [...]

Sunshine Coast Car Detailing—The Biggest Advantages of Waxing Your Car

Your car is more than just your mode of transport–it’s a reflection of your personality. As something that represents who you are,  you’ll want your car to always look its best, and one of the best ways to keep your paint job looking good as new is to keep it waxed. […]

Several Reasons Why Your Ride May Need Car Paint Protection Services

Vehicles have to withstand a lot of punishment when on the road, which is why yours needs protection as much as possible. Paint care is one great preventative maintenance measure a car detailing expert can provide you. For one, they know which method is most appropriate for your car. You may not even be aware there is a difference between [...]

What You Should Know about Car Paint Protection on the Sunshine Coast

Car paint protection creates a permanent barrier that stays on the coating of your vehicle. The products used during car detailing seal the paint to reduce chances of dirt, grime and pollutants from accumulating on your vehicle. They also protect it from UV rays that could make your car paint appear dull. Wax and polish can also protect your paint; [...]

Sunshine Coast Car Detailing Guide to Protect Your Car for Winter

You wouldn’t go out in winter without a coat, gloves, and other cold-weather gear. Just as you would protect yourself, your car will enjoy some attention and protection as well. As the most damaging season for cars, basically every part of your vehicle’s exterior—the glass, the rubber, the plastic, and even the metal—will bet at the mercy of wind, rain, [...]

The Importance of Using pH Balanced Cleaning Products in Car Detailing

Whether you’re prepping your car for resale or you’re taking care of a keeper, using the right car wash product has a big impact on the outcome. While it may be tempting to use everyday household products, many do more harm than good when it comes to keeping their car clean. […]

Sunshine Coast Car Detailing: 4 Easy Ways to Remove Bad Car Smell

Keeping your car smelling good can be a challenge, especially if you use the car a lot, eat and/or smoke in your car, or have children. In most cases, keeping the air conditioning system in good working condition can be enough to keep bad stenches at bay, but if foul odour persists, your trusted Sunshine Coast car detailing pros offer [...]

Sunshine Coast Car Detailing FAQ—Is My Car Paint Contamination-Free?

Car paint brilliance and gloss comes from proper detailing that can only be done by Sunshine Coast car detailing service such as Clean Getaway. After you get this done, you’ll naturally want to prolong your car’s stunning shine. The first step toward doing so is to regularly and thoroughly inspect your car’s paint surface for contamination. […]

How Professional Car Detailing Work Protects Your Vehicle’s Paintwork

After spending time and a substantial amount of money finding the ideal car for your daily needs, you will start worrying about how to keep it looking as good as it did when it left the dealership. The vehicle’s paintwork is one aspect that can be challenging to keep in good condition, especially if you have to drive all over [...]

The Importance of Professional Rim Treatment During Car Detailing

Your vehicle is more than just a tool to get you to one destination from another; it is an asset that demands care and attention for it to retain its value. Car detailing is an excellent way of ensuring that a vehicle does not only look good but stays in its best condition and provides great service regardless of age. [...]

Sunshine Coast Car Detailing Pros Show Best Way to Clean Leather Seats

Car interiors are often made of different materials such as fabric, vinyl, and leather. Each material has its own proper cleaning method, so it’s best to know the right method to apply for your specific car interior material to ensure its beauty and longevity. […]

Sunshine Coast Car Detailing Pros on Car Wax and Polish Difference

Many car owners believe that waxing and polishing are basically the same, so they often end up choosing one or the other instead of having both. Unfortunately for car enthusiasts who do this, it’s a huge misconception, and a potentially damaging one at that. Let your Sunshine Coast car detailing pros help you take a closer look at the difference [...]

Sunshine Coast Car Detailing Pros Offer Tips on Vehicle Longevity

For most people, cars rank as the second biggest investment to make in a lifetime, next to a home. Since buying a car means you have to spend a lot of your hard-earned cash, you need to take steps to ensure your vehicle lasts a long time. Your friendly Sunshine Coast car detailing professionals would like to share with you [...]

The Best Sunshine Coast Car Detailing Services Use Microfibre Cloth

Microfibre technology is arguably the most important development in the cleaning industry in the last few years. Mircrofibre cloths are widely used for house cleaning and other maintenance needs, but they are more popularly used for automobile care, particularly in detailing. The best Sunshine Coast car detailing services make use of microfibre towels, mitts, and pads exclusively in many aspects [...]

Let Car Detailing Keep Your Car in Top Condition Every Day of the Year

Car detailing is work that is carried out to give a company or personal vehicle a level of top showroom quality, shine and finish, both outside and inside. The Fantastic Advantages of Car Detailing After using a brand new vehicle for a matter of months, it does not take long before it loses its brilliant showroom finish both inside and [...]

Coverage of a Professional Car Detailing Service in Sunshine Coast

Car detailing is always a recommendation when asking about the best way to maintain a vehicle. This service deals with more dirt and gunk than a typical car wash. It will leave a car looking as good as new and with bonus protection. If you want the ultimate maintenance service for your vehicle, consider getting professional car detailing in Sunshine [...]

Simple Car Paint Protection Tips: Does your Car need Rustproofing?

Are you in need of a service provider who can help in maintaining your automobile? If you want to protect your car and give it the best start of life, rust protection is a must-have. Although permanent rust protection is designed to last for a long period, it doesn’t mean that new cars are invincible. If your car has been [...]

How Car Detailing Can Help Increase your Vehicle’s Resale Value

Maintaining your car can be time-consuming and tedious; you may not have enough free time to give your vehicle all the attention it needs. Car detailing services may offer just what you need, especially should you be considering selling your car and would want to increase its resale value. […]

Car Detailing and Paint Protection for Lasting Automotive Perfection

The Sunshine Coast hosts different garages that can offer quality auto services. A car is an important asset that should be protected and maintained well to ensure that the vehicle both runs well and looks good. Car detailing and paint protection are among services that will help your car to remain as clean as new. […]

Top Reasons You Should Book Dependable Mobile Car Detailing Services

To some people, washing the car on a Sunday is a calming activity to relax and unwind, but to many it is a chore that often gets ignored. Washing the family car , but it is definitely a vital one. Read on to learn that ignoring the cleaning of your car can have an array of detrimental effects on it. [...]

The Do’s and Don’ts for Effective Car Detailing and Paint Protection

As a business owner, it’s important to maintain a professional look which not only includes the way you present yourself, but also the way you present your car. With meetings and business trips being a regular part of work now days, it’s important that you ensure the cleanliness and pristine look of your car to uphold that professional image and [...]

Car Detailing and Paint Protection Experts Know This. Do You?

Residents of Sunshine Coast love their cars and seek to keep them in the best conditions possible. These individuals show their fondness by cleaning their cars regularly. Lack of information and skill in cleaning, however, leads to frustration as after some time, you may notice that the cars lose their shine. The reason is the deterioration of paint due to [...]

Professional Car Detailing – The Best Way to Minimise Depreciation

It’s a sad fact of life that as soon as that car you’ve always wanted is driven out of the showroom, it begins to lose value. Likewise with second-owner cars, no matter how much you’ve paid for your pride and joy, its value is only going to go one way. So how do you minimise the depreciation? […]

How Professional Car Detailing Can Help Boost Your Car’s Resale Value

An estimated 4 million used cars are being bought and sold throughout the country each year–about four times as many as brand new ones. Market analyst Deloitte has provided some statistics, which show that dealerships actually make more than twice the profit in used cars than in brand new ones. […]

Car Detailing Before a Trade-In: Showing the Vehicle in Top Shape

People who need cars for their daily activities may think about investing in a new vehicle or to trade in their existing ride for it. A trade-in may be a good choice to reduce the payment you’ll need for the prospect vehicle, but is it really worth the appraisal value? Some action on the car detailing front may be needed [...]

Car Paint Protection Can Shield Your Vehicle from Everyday Hazards

Who doesn’t love smooth and glossy paint on their cars? Nothing says “new car” like a great paint job that catches the light, making the vehicle sparkle under the hot summer sun. However, while showing off that paint is easy, maintaining it is an entirely different matter. In fact, there are many paint-destroying elements that most Sunshine Coast car owners [...]

A Pristine Appearance: Mobile Car Detailing Saves You Time and Effort

Car owners on the Sunshine Coast should always be aware of how clean their cars look. Dirt will accumulate outside and inside vehicles whether people like it or not. Externally, dust and dirt sticks to windows and vehicle bodies. Internally, people bring in dirt with their shoes and mess up the upholstery and carpeting. This is why you’ll want a [...]

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