10 Things not to do when washing and waxing your car
Never use household cleaners like hand soap, dishwashing soap or window cleaner on your car's paint.
Don't use a bath towel to wash or dry your car, it will scratch the paint
Never use a regular sponge to clean your car's paint. Use a specially designed car washing mitt or sponge. to clean your cars body that you used to clean its wheels. A regular sponge could damage the paint surface.
Never use the same mitt or sponge you use on the car's body on the wheels and vice versa.
Don't allow your car to air dry or dry by driving it -it could leave spots.
Wash or wax your car in direct sunlight
Never wax a car that is hot from driving or sitting in the sun.
Don't leave dead bugs, bird droppings or tree saps on your car, remove as soon as possible to avoid staining the paint.
Don't scrub your paint to remove stubborn marks like bird poo. Use a pressure hose to remove or a specialty formulated remover to loosen the dirt.
Don't forget to clean the wheels wells and door sills.