Richard's Top 3
Waxing Tips


Prime the pad. Apply 3 or 4 swirls of product starting at the outer edge of the pad and applying toward the center. Don't overdo it, you'll waste product and clog the pores of the pad.


Clean pad, happy pad. Be sure to keep your pad clean as you are working. Use a pad brush or compressed air and remember to change pads regularly… using 2 to 4 minimum per vehicle.


Tape your trim. Prevent the dreaded white wax residue that can build-up on bare plastic and rubber trim. Run a line of masking tape along the edge and save yourself some headaches.

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