MEGUIAR'S FIVE STEP CAR CARE CYCLE
STEP 1. WASHING
Removing loose contaminants on the top of your car's paint surfaces.
Products: Ultimate Waterless Wash & Wax, Ultimate Wash & Wax, NXT Generation Car Wash, Gold Class Car Wash Shampoo & Conditioner, Soft Wash Gel
STEP 2. CLEANING / SURFACE PREPARATION
Removing bonded and embedded contaminants, blemishes and oxidation that washing cannot remove.
Products: Smooth Surface Clay, Ultimate Compound, Rubbing Compound, Water Spot Remover, Deep Crystal Paint Cleaner, ScratchX 2.0, Swirl Remover, Color X
STEP 3. POLISHING (OPTIONAL)
This is the key step for restoring rich, vibrant paint colour with sparkling, swirl free high gloss. BEWARE: Not all products labelled "polish" are truly pure polishes. Some are abrasive and some are waxes. Meguiar's polishes are pure polishes.
Products: Ultimate Polish, Polishing Compound
STEP 4. PROTECTING
Applying a barrier coat of tough waxes, silicones, resins and/or polymers on top of the paint finish to repel contamination and oxidation.
Products: Ultimate Liquid Wax, Ultimate Paste Wax, Ultimate Quik Wax, Ultimate Protectant, NXT Generation Polymer Paint Sealant, Gold Class Wax, Gold Class Quik Wax, Deep Crystal Wet Look Cleaner Wax, Cleaner Wax Paste, Deep Crystal Carnauba Wax, Quik Wax, Ultimate Fast Finish
Interior Protection Products: Quik Interior Detailer, Natural Shine Protectant, Supreme Shine Protectant, Ultimate Protectant, Ultimate Black Trim Sponge, New Car Protectant Spray, Carpet & Cloth Refresher
STEP 5. MAINTAINING
Removing the daily accumulation of surface contaminants (i.e. fallout, diesel exhaust, overspray, hard water spots, tree sap, bird droppings) the instant they are discovered, before they have time to bond or etch into the paint finish.
Products: Ultimate Quik Detailer, Quik Detailer, Ultimate Black Trim Sponge, Gold Class Trim Detailer