Car Detailing

From fixing small scratches and dings to finding the best paint solutions, learn about the best car detailing tips and projects to keep your car shiny and new.

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    Best Car Polishes of 2020

    Want to improve your vehicle's sheen, but aren't sure which is the best car polish? Learn about eight great polish products and their specific advantages.

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    Best Car Stain Removers for 2020

    Got some ugly stains on your vehicle's carpets or upholstery? Learn all about car stain removers and eight of the...


    Top 10 Cleaning Tips for the Inside of Your Car

    If you drive a lot for work or have kids and pets, you know how hard it can be to...


    The One-Second Tire Test That Could Save Your Life

    As it turns out, cell phones may not be the biggest deterrent to safe driving.


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    How to Get Rid of Smoke Smell in Your Car

    Smoke is a difficult smell to get out of your car. You may end up needing a professional detail but,...

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    Car Polish vs Car Wax: What’s the Difference?

    Ever wonder what the difference is between car wax and car polish? Both products are useful when detailing your car....


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    Why Are My Car Brakes Making Noise?

    Unusual noise coming from your brakes is a warning that one of your car's most critical safety systems is malfunctioning....

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    Why Are My Brakes Squeaking?

    Brake squeal is a common problem often caused by worn brake hardware, pads, or rotor finish. But are squeaky brakes...


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    How to Check Tire Pressure

    Learning how to check tire pressure is easy and inexpensive. Make it a part of your monthly maintenance routine in...


    Top Bad Brake Booster Symptoms

    Knowing the most common bad brake booster symptoms gives you early warning that the safety of your vehicle is at...


    How to Change Rear Brake Pads

    Maintaining disc brakes is a perfect opportunity for DIYers to get their hands dirty and save a few hundred dollars.

    What Is a Brake Caliper (And How To Tell if Mine is Bad)?

    If your car is equipped with disc brakes, brake calipers are critical to slowing and stopping your car. Here's what...


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    Best Car Tires for 2020

    Need some new car tires, but overwhelmed by all the options? Learn about five of the best tires on the...


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    Stuff We Love: Restore Coat Flex Paint

    This unique paint brings new life to old leather and more


    3 Easy Ways to Remove Scratches from a Car

    Removing paint scratches from your car is easier than you think.


    How to Change a Car Tire

    Do you know what to do when you have to change a tire? Here are some tips that'll make the...

    Best Tools for Flaring Brake Lines

    The proper tools make the difference when flaring brake lines. Make sure you have the right ones on hand to...


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    How to Measure Tire Tread

    Watch and learn how to measure tire tread


    The Source of Most Disc Brake Problems

    Become familiar with problems that arise in disc brakes, how they affect your ability to safely operate your vehicle, and...


    Mark Cuban Invests in Rebar Tying Robot

    A fledgeling construction automation company recently got a big boost from some high profile investors.


    How Often Should You Change Your Brake Pads?

    Determining how often you should change your brake pads is not rocket science. Your ears will provide the answer if...


    Snow Tires vs. All Season Tires

    Learn the differences of winter tires vs. all-season tires, like snow tires have superior traction under snowy conditions


    How to Repair Chipped Car Paint in 4 Simple Steps

    Repair your car's paint chip now before it mushrooms into a much bigger expense.


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    Stuff We Love: Bridgestone Blizzak Winter Tires

    I thought colder temperatures and ice would be roadblocks for the DM-V2s, but they weren't. The Blizzak tires handled both...

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    Car Maintenance: Make Your Tires Last

    Maintain proper tire pressure


    Car Repair: How to Jack Up a Car Safely

    Follow these steps on how to jack up a car—it could save your life!


    Car Paint Repair: Get Touch Up Painting Done in 4 Quick Steps

    Fix-up those door dings and nicks in a jiffy with this car paint touch up process.


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    Brake Caliper Paint Pointers

    Brake caliper paint does not affect performance, but it does affect the appearance of a vehicle with expensive rims. What...


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    What Is a Brake Light Switch and When Should You Replace It?

    The brake light switch on your vehicle serves an important safety function. Learn how to test it and determine when...


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    Causes and DIY Fixes for Smoking Brakes

    What does it mean when your brakes are smoking? Learn the causes and DIY fixes for smoking brakes along with...