There’s no denying that every now and then, we, at AutoDeal, would give a rundown of what-to-do and not-to-do (read: Tips & Advice) on how to keep your car clean, shiny, and fresh as a hot brand new. We are advocates of responsible car ownership, and we always recommend that vehicle maintenance should start at home. This is why we’re delighted to learn about the products available in the market that would make our lives easier in giving our cars that much needed tender loving care.
Thanks to the likes of 3M™, we’re sure that we get high quality, durable and cost-friendly car care products. Though known to many for its Post-it®, Notes Scotch® Tape and Scotch-Brite™ Pads, the iconic brand has also produced some of the most innovative auto care products for consumers around the world. And, here, we give you the best ones that you must always have a stash of in your DIY car kit.
1. 3M™ Glass Cleaner
Worried about fingerprints, dirt, smudges or bug splatter on your windshields and car windows? Well, fret no longer. We find that the 3M™ Glass Cleaner is your best bet in taking out stubborn residue on automotive glass, either tinted or non-tinted. It is also easy to use, with no-drip foaming formula that clings to vertical surfaces, eliminating messy dripping or run off. It’s also safe for use on plastic, chrome and metal.
2. 3M™ Leather and Vinyl Restorer
While we’ve written about how to keep your car interior clean, we also think that to do that, then you must include the 3M™ Leather and Vinyl Restorer in your car kit. It deep cleans dirt and grime from all vinyl, leather, rubber and plastic surfaces, and wipes away residue and deposits that tarnish the appearance of car seats, arm rests, trim and other interior components. It has conditioning oils that help to keep the material, soft, supple and hydrated, giving your interior’s vinyl and leather a lustrous appearance and feel. It will feel soft to the touch, and freshens the interior of your car by leaving an invigorating lemon scent.
Safe to use for all exterior automotive surfaces, the 3M™ Auto Foam Wash removes dirt and grime without harming the protective wax, keeping the car sparkling and shiny out on the road. With its concentrated formula, this foam wash is sure to quickly and easily cut through residue thus cleaning the vehicles and restoring its beauty.
If you’re aiming for that "just waxed" look, then you must have to have the 3M™ Quick Wax either for touch ups between washes or streak-free drying after a wash. It renews the shine and gloss of your vehicle with its genuine carnauba wax that’s preferred by car enthusiasts for professional-quality results. It comes with specially designed trigger offers an easy-to-apply, mist-on-wipe off treatment that can be used on a wet or dry vehicle. Perfect for daily, weekly or monthly use, this ensures your car that that clean look.
Want to give your tires that deep black color and natural like-new shine? Go for the 3M™ Tire Restorer. In addition to restoring faded tires, this also refreshes the appearance of dull vinyl, rubber moldings and trim, and renews the vibrancy of the original color. Apply it directly to clean, dry tires with a fine mist consistent spray trigger. Simply remove any overspray from adjacent car parts, and allow to dry before driving. Our tip: for applications on moldings and trim, spray liquid restorer onto a soft terry cloth towel and then wipe over the area to be treated.
Since washing and cleaning your car requires ultra-sensitive materials, this 3M™ Auto Car Wipe works best for removing wax residue, fingerprints and dirt. Made of microfiber, this soft cloth is super absorbent, and has a unique ultra-supple micro-texture that won’t scratch or streak delicate automotive surfaces.
7. 3M™ Waterless Wash & Wax
Imagine car wash without water. Yes, all is possible with 3M technology, apparently. Perfect for all exterior parts of your vehicle, the 3M™ Waterless Wash & Wax has an enriched formula that allows it to give the clean and high gloss shine. Simply spray on, and wipe off, then voila! The car paint, plastic, chrome, glass, metal rubber, wheels and tires will be looking polished in no time.
This handy and easy-to-apply liquid wax is popular for being able to produce high-gloss, deep-luster and durable wet look finish. It has a versatile formula that is safe for clear coats and cured paint finishes. Also, the 3M™ Liquid Wax Sachet gives that polymer finish that deters the adhesion of dirt and grime, making the car looking clean and sleek longer. And, it’s awesome to know that the brand has an exciting promo related to the 3M™ Liquid Wax Sachet, but more on that later.
9. 3M™ Synthetic Wax Protectant
Okay, you cleaned your car, you gave it that fresh interior feel, and you’ve made it shine again. But, how long will this last? Three days tops? To give you a deep, long-lasting gloss finish to your vehicles’ painted metal surfaces, there’s the 3M™ Synthetic Wax Protectant that you can go-to for. Unlike traditional auto wax, its synthetic polymers chemically bond to your vehicle’s painted surface – the enhanced shine holds up for as long as six months. This easy-to-use wax protectant applies quickly and smoothly by hand or with an orbital polisher.
The liquid wax is free!
While there are more car care products from the brand that you can explore and choose from, we suggest that you head on to its web store, www.3Mstoreonline.com to get its full product list.
Better yet, check out its latest promo (as we've mentioned already). Visit its Lazada product page where you’ll be able to shop all the products on our must-have list and get free 3M™ Liquid Wax Sachet (yes, that’s the product #7 in our list!).
Grab the offer now as it will run on a limited period only from August 1 to 15, 2018. We promise that this promo is worth clicking that link, and of course, buying!