When you live in a gorgeous mountain state like Colorado, it’s hard not to have a live tree in your home during the holidays. With that being said, a majority of us will head out to the mountains or a Christmas tree farm and pick out the one that draws us in most. The experience as a whole is something that many of us remember from when we were children and hope to pass on the same memories to our own kiddos. If this is a tradition that you plan to carry on, you are going to need to be [...]
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Colorado is known for having snowy winters. Here in Loveland, we’ve already seen a couple of snowstorms, and they’re not going to slow down anytime soon. While the chances of keeping your car squeaky clean through the winter is pretty unlikely, you are going to want to do some routine maintenance to avoid any damage to your car. Keep reading for a few of the things that you can do to care for your car during the winter. Vacuum the Inside The amount of dirt, mud, and sidewalk salt that will make their way into your car is pretty crazy. [...]
It’s officially November, which means that it’s time to start tackling your holiday shopping! In years past, purchasing gifts that were materialistic and expensive was the thing to do, but now we are seeing a trend in purchasing gifts that the recipient will use regularly. At times, this can make it so much easier to find the perfect gift, while other times it is increasingly more difficult. In today’s blog, the team at Speedy Sparkle Car Wash in Loveland is going to give you a few good ideas on gift items that you can purchase for the car lover in [...]
Out of sight, out of mind — at least that’s how the saying goes. When it comes to the undercarriage of your car, it’s not always as simple as that. As surprising as it may be, cleaning the undercarriage of your car is equally as important as cleaning the exterior, but for different reasons than you may assume. When you visit a car wash, a majority of the time you’ll notice that there’s water splashing up and onto the underside of the car. Some may think that this is to clean the tires off, but it’s actually to help clean [...]
The inside of our cars get used pretty heavily. Whether you’re using your car to get to and from work or you’re tackling a road trip across the states, you can guarantee that your car will wind up with some stains — no matter how hard you try to avoid them. Here at Speedy Sparkle Car Wash in Loveland, we provide our customers with quality auto detailing services so that stains don’t stick around for long. In today’s blog, our team is going to go over a few of the toughest stains that we come across while detailing cars. Let’s [...]
You’re on the go a lot as a student. Whether you’re going to and from classes or a part-time job, you need a reliable vehicle at all times. Check out these five car care tips from Speedy Sparkle Car Wash in Loveland! Watch your tires Improper tire pressure can hinder your gas mileage, increase vehicle wear and tear, drain your wallet, and most importantly, put your safety at risk. That’s why we suggest keeping an eye on your tires and checking the pressure at least once a month. With colder weather and snow right around the corner, now is also [...]
Nothing beats having a clean ride. Whether you’ve had your vehicle for 10 years or 10 days, you obviously want to keep it looking showroom-fresh. Here are Speedy Sparkle’s top reasons for maintaining a spotless vehicle. The elements can be unforgiving When we say “elements,” we’re referring to salt, sun, bugs, sap — you get the idea. If you commute to work, your car has to deal with these challenges on a daily basis. The reality is that these elements can do quite a number on your vehicle over time. Just because you might not be able to control Mother [...]
Summer is a busy time of year here in Colorado. Whether it’s enjoying a weekend in the mountains or catching a baseball game, chances are you’ll be spending quite a bit of time in your car these next few months. So how do you go about keeping your vehicle sparkly clean as you soak up the summertime fun? Here are some tips from our team at Speedy Sparkle Car Wash in Loveland. Get rid of the trash Before doing anything else, it’s important to throw away any trash that has accumulated in your car. Perform a thorough search and [...]
Until now, you’ve never really given much thought to washing your car. But the reality is that improper cleaning techniques can actually damage the exterior of your vehicle. Not to worry, though, as the Speedy Sparkle team is here to help. Read on for five mistakes to avoid when washing your vehicle. Washing at random At Speedy Sparkle, we recommend maintaining a sound washing pattern from start to finish. Start from the top of your car and wash downward. Be sure to also swap out clean towels to avoid smearing dirt or rubbing tough debris into your paint. Trust us [...]
It seems to happen all the time. You wash your car or truck only to see it get dirty again within just a few days. That said, wouldn’t it be helpful to know the most common causes of damage to your vehicle’s paint? Let’s take a look at our top ten: Temperature changes This one is especially prevalent in Colorado. Basically, the more your car is exposed to drastic temperature swings, the more its paint will expand and contract. This constant movement will eventually lead to small cracks and openings that allow salt, moisture, and chemicals to get in and [...]