Learning to Do Vehicle Detailing Yourself Can Save You a Lot of Money

You can clean your car to a showroom look yourself. It just takes time and the right tools and chemicals. I start by washing the car using a sponge, bucket, garden hose and a good shot of sudsy car cleaner. It is not hard to do vehicle detailing yourself. You just need to pay attention to the details. My extra tools I have are a wheel and tire brush as well as a small soft brush for getting wax out of crevices and around medallions and trim. After the car is thoroughly washed and rinsed, I dry it with old towels. It really keeps those water spots from forming. If you want to buy one of those filters that removes minerals from water, then you can get a spot-free rinse. However, that is too pricey for my tastes.

I also use an easy to apply and remove wax. You do not want to have to spend the whole day rubbing and buffing. Read all »

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Trucks Are Delivering America’s Future

Trucks are what deliver the products we use everyday. Everything from your clothes to your medicine is delivered by trucks. Even the the family car you bought at the dealership was delivered by a truck. The refrigerated trucking industry makes it possible for us to eat like we do all year long. Fresh produce is brought in from other countries and delivered daily to our grocery stores. Perfectly ripe bananas, strawberries, corn, tomatoes, meat, dairy and more comes to your store via refrigerated trucks.

Many products are delivered partway to their destinations by planes, ships and trains. The last leg of the delivery is up to the trucks and their drivers. There is usually a steady stream of truck traffic at the loading docks of any major grocery store. Most stores only have one or two days of product on the shelves at any given time for the customers. A natural disaster would leave a lot of people doing without. Even the fuel for you vehicle was brought in on a truck. Trucking is the industry that drives commerce. Read all »

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