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 [...]
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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 [...]
Road trips are a great way to make life-long memories with family and friends. Whether you’re heading to the house of a family member for the holidays or you’re taking a road trip to the mountains with friends, the last thing that you want is for your car to suffer from those long hours on the road. In today’s blog, the team at Speedy Sparkle Car Wash in Loveland will be covering a few tips to help keep your car as clean as can be during a road trip, let’s get started! Keep Plastic Bags in the Car Regardless of [...]
Time is running out for you last-minute holiday shoppers. Maybe you’re about to head to the mall in hope that a certain electronic, outfit, or pair of shoes is still in stock. This holiday season, whether you’re shopping for yourself or a loved one, why not opt for a much more practical gift — such as a clean car? Speedy Sparkle has been voted the best car wash in Loveland for six consecutive years and counting. A gift certificate from Speedy Sparkle really is the perfect stocking stuffer. Keep reading to learn more about our full-service car wash. The Best [...]
Think back to the last time you had your car or truck detailed. Maybe you wanted to impress someone like a client or date. On the other hand, perhaps you had your vehicle detailed to simply increase its resale value. What many drivers don’t realize, though, is that auto detailing provides more than just cosmetic benefits. Here are five reasons why you should invest in this service: It extends the life of your car’s paint Regular cleaning, polishing, and waxing keep your car looking showroom-fresh. So what happens if you never detail your vehicle? Well, over time, rust and corrosion [...]
It’s happened to all of us at one point or another. Hours after having your car washed, an unexpected rainstorm or snowfall hits the city. It’s almost like Mother Nature doesn’t want you to have a clean vehicle. This had us thinking, “How can drivers keep their car or truck spotless for more than just a day or two?” While you certainly can’t control the weather, there are steps you can take. Here are five ways to make your vehicle look its best for a longer period of time: Avoid parking under trees Hopefully, you’ve had a chance to [...]
Consider for a moment how much you rely on your vehicle. Rain or shine, you expect your car or truck to get you from point A to point B. Now think about the cleanliness of your vehicle. Are the windows and tires caked in dirt? Is the interior filled with fast food wrappers and random junk? If you’re begrudgingly nodding your head yes to either of these questions, then it’s probably time to head to the local car wash more frequently. Here are some reasons why you should clean your car or truck more than just a few times a [...]
Rarely do two car owners agree on what makes a vehicle “clean.” For some, a clean car means that the exterior and interior are absolutely spotless. Others, however, might not mind a bit of dust and mud caked on the doors and windows. Now for the million dollar question: how often should you wash your car? It actually depends on a number of factors, including the following: Location - We are fortunate to call the beautiful city of Loveland our home. Whether you’ve lived in Northern Colorado for several decades or several months, you’re well aware that this is an [...]
Think about the last time you went to a car wash. Was it a positive experience overall? If not, then it’s time to try a different car wash. But how can you tell if one is better than another? Here are a few things customers look for in a full-service car wash: Quality work - A no-brainer, right? The last thing you want is to spend valuable time and money on a subpar car wash. This is where Speedy Sparkle in Loveland comes into play. For years, Northern Colorado residents have come to us for a professional clean, inside and [...]