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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 [...]

2022-02-21T07:45:55+10:00January 31st, 2022|Info Articles|


“Do ceramic coatings really work?” “How much should you pay for a ceramic coating?” “What coating should you get for your vehicle?” Hi, I’m Joe from Clean Getaway Car Detailing. Every single day/week we get customers coming to us questioning whether or not they should get a ceramic coating put on their vehicle. Often our car is one of our [...]

2021-10-26T07:46:36+10:00October 26th, 2021|Info Articles|

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 [...]

2021-01-12T09:18:37+10:00January 12th, 2021|Info Articles|

My Car Needs a Cut and Polish… I think?

The iconic 'Cut and Polish' is a term that you may have heard your Grandpop or Dad say when you were young.  Many people think this is what their car needs when the paintwork starts to look a little dull, feels rough or maybe it has some nasty scratches.  Unfortunately, the interpretation of the phrase is vastly different depending on [...]

2020-12-14T13:04:02+10:00December 14th, 2020|Info Articles|

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 [...]

2022-01-31T12:02:16+10:00March 9th, 2020|Info Articles|

The Dirty Little Secrets of Automatic Car Washes

Your car is filthy.  You know it, the lady driving beside you knows it, and you know that your kids know it, because they’ve already started drawing pictures on the back windscreen. You’re on your way to drop the kids off at school, and you don’t know if you can face it again – that line of parents, watching you [...]

2022-01-31T12:02:22+10:00February 10th, 2020|Info Articles|

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 [...]

2020-01-10T08:49:24+10:00January 14th, 2020|Info Articles|

What Does Car Window Tinting Do for My Vehicle

What Does Car Window Tinting Do for My Vehicle Before WWII broke out in the early 1940s, cars had either fully transparent glass windows or no windows at all. The advent of tinted car windows, however, had nothing to do with the war, except from the fact that it gave a little bit of security to people of stature at [...]

2022-01-31T12:02:27+10:00December 14th, 2019|Info Articles|

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, [...]

2019-12-23T16:14:58+10:00December 9th, 2019|Info Articles|

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 [...]

2019-11-20T15:59:27+10:00December 4th, 2019|Info Articles|
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