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Car Detailing Wash Buckets

Using the correct product to clean your car will make a big difference, this includes the basics, wash buckets and grit guards. Wash buckets are used to hold soap and water, while grit guards help trap dirt and debris at the bottom of the bucket to prevent it from getting onto your wash mitt or sponge. Using proper wash buckets and grit guards is important for preventing scratches and swirls on your car's paint.

In detailing, we are always looking to improve the wash routine as this is where the most damage happens to the car paintwork. We've therefore gone a few steps further for a safer car wash.

Firstly, an introduction of a wheel cleaning bucket. This keeps all of that harsh brake dust away from the car shampoo and paintwork; it also gives you more water and some extra wheel shampoo as extra lubrication to clean those wheels. Looking for the complete 3 bucket wash detailing system? Find it here.

Secondly, we have introduced a full colour coded bucket system with matching lids to keep the wash solution completely separate from the rinse water. This will help with using the correct bucket before reusing your wash mitt on another section of your car. The lids make handy storage for your mitts, shampoos and brushes, plus an extra seat when washing the lower part of the car.

One of the most effective ways to wash your car is using the two-bucket car wash method. Keeping it simple, one is for the soapy water and the other clean fresh water to rinse everything off. By doing so, you can minimise the amount of dirt and debris that gets onto your wash mitt or sponge. Grit guards in both wash buckets help trap dirt and grit at the bottom of the bucket. Check out our bucket and grit guard offering from top brands, UF, Auto Finesse, Grit Guard and Meguiar's.