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Fallout Remover Test

Fallout Remover Test
In order to determine the best performing fallout remover product on the market, the following test was conducted.
The concept is simple;
1. One product is applied to, and allowed to work on a surface - for this test …

Date Added: 19/11/2018

Frankfurt Automechanika 2018

From 11 to 15 September we will be in Germany for Automechanika Frankfurt 2018, the largest international aftermarket exhibition for the automotive industry. Have you already booked the ticket to visit us?

Date Added: 31/08/2018

Jobs At CarChem Ltd


A great opportunity to join a passionate team and rapidly growing business.

As a company we manufacture chemicals for the automotive market around the world.

Your new role would include, but is not limited, to the following;

- Mixing formulations for finished product using batch she …

Date Added: 15/12/2017

Review – Car Chem Wheel Armour

Detailingworld™ Review – Car Chem Wheel Armour Introduction Thanks to Car Chem for sending out a bottle of Wheel Armour for review I've used a number of Car Chem products before and have been very impressed with everything I have used so far I was on the look out for a spray on wheel sealant, so jumped at the chance to use this product

Car Chem's website can be found here for …

Date Added: 14/02/2017

Car-Chem 1900:1 Shampoo- Categories: Car Shampoo

Car-Chem 1900:1 Shampoo What is it?

According to CarChem themselves…

Car-Chem 1900:1 Shampoo is a pleasantly Coloured and scented shampoo that cuts through dirt with ease. Despite this, it will not strip existing layers of wax. Special lubricants give a smooth feel as you wipe exterior surfaces clean, while l …

Date Added: 05/01/2017

Jobs At CarChem Ltd x 2


We are looking for a new member to join our in-house laboratory team on a full time basis at our Nottingham (UK) facility, as part of the laboratory team you will be responsible for:

- Using lab equipment in order to test products meet customers individual standards

- Have knowledge to create and deve …

Date Added: 04/01/2017

Christmas Delivery

Christmas Delivery - 2016 Receive your order before Christmas!

We hope to have all orders dispatched intime for christmas, all orders made before 02:00 (GMT), 19th December 2016 will reach you before Christmas Eve (Standard Delivery), providing that the item's status was "In Stock" at the time you place your order. Next Day and Two Days Delivery!

We hope to have all ord …

Date Added: 16/12/2016

12 Days Of Christmas 2016

12 Days Of Christmas 2016 - Whats Happening!

1st of December 2016 10am - will see CarChem's third 12 days of Christmas event.

There are a few things you will need to know like last year >> With your first order please check-out as normal including the postage of £4.99,

for all following orders please use the option "12 Days of Christmas Customers ONLY" …

Date Added: 09/11/2016

Group Buy

5L CarChem Snowfoam & 5L 1900:1 Shampoo - Group Buy is here!

CarChem 1900:1 Shampoo is not only a revolutionary detailing shampoo that cleans and enhances shine after every wash it’s also Detailing Worlds shampoo of the year. The advanced formula shampoo takes car cleaning to the next level. The award winning shampoo creates thick foam to quickly remove dirt and grime from the surface. …

Date Added: 20/10/2016

99p shipping on orders over £20

Yes! 99p shipping on all orders over £20 in July.

99p shipping offer valid for standard delivery orders only.

How its works To redeem, add your items to your basket to over the value of £20, click view cart and enter your “99shipping” code in “Use Coupon / Discount Code” box this will show a £4.81 reduction to your order, now complete the checkout p …

Date Added: 06/07/2016

CarChem Group Buy Snow foam

Transition starts this weekend, purchase each or both, you choose....

CarChem Luxury Shampoo LC261 is a gentle and effective shampoo which eliminates ingrained dirt safely. Its highly concentrated 1900:1 formula is designed to give your paintwork a deep clean and leaves a streak free finish. Being Detailing World's award winning shampoo for 2 years running this amazing scented sha …

Date Added: 29/01/2016

CarChem Tyre Coat New For 2016

Car-Chem 2016 Tyre Dressing gives a deep, rich shine that lasts. This brand new and unique 2016 formula is packed with durable silicone oils that have been handpicked and formulated to work together to create a high gloss, wet look shine that lasts.

We have given special attention to keep it an easy on application and a non-sling dressing, alongside a very workable viscosity. We h …

Date Added: 25/01/2016

Snowfoam Sale

Blizzard of a Saving 40% Off Snowfoam 5ltrs

CarChem Snowfoam Wash makes typical dilution rates for pre-wash foam products look incredibly wasteful. CarChem have created a pre-wash foaming agent that produces rich stable foam at an unbelievable dilution rate. The biodegradable formula safely and effectively lifts dirt and grime off all exterior surfaces without stripping sealant or wax prote …

Date Added: 20/11/2015

12 Days Of Christmas 2015

12 Days Of Christmas 2015 - Whats Happening!

1st of December 2015 10am - will see CarChem's second 12 days of Christmas event. There are a few things you will need to know like last year >> With your first order please check-out as normal including the postage of £4.99, for all following orders please use the option "12 Days of Christmas Customers ONLY" when checking out as …

Date Added: 20/11/2015

New product development

New product development / Ideas - CarChem

We are on the lookout for a new product to join the CarChem product line. We have worked our magic on loads of products over the years and produced some of world’s best detailing and valeting products, from our Award Winning Shampoo, Waterless Car Care, Pre Wax Cleaners, Fallout Remover and Sealants to name but a few. So to give our boff …

Date Added: 21/08/2015

Brabus Tailor-Made ForTwo

Turns out that the leaked Smart ForTwo photos we showed you last week, weren't of the performance Brabus, but of the Brabus Tailor-Made edition.

Designated the ForTwo "lizard green", it will be joined in Geneva by the ForTwo "spring break orange" and ForFour "darknight blue" showcars, all made under the new Brabus individualization program and all named after their exterior colors …

Date Added: 03/03/2015

CarChem's Greatest Pack

CarChem's Greatest Accessory Pack SAVE OVER £10

This outstanding pack has been handpicked to enable you to try a selection of CarChem’s super luxury towels and accessories at an incredible price. All towels have been selected for their own unique abilities at different levels of drying, cleaning, polishing or dusting; the wash noodle can be used to wash the exterior of the vehi …

Date Added: 13/02/2015

F12 Tour de France edition

A few days ago Ferrari showed off a highly exclusive F12 Tour de France edition during a car show in Brussels, made by their Tailor Made division. These guys are extremely busy these days, but we don’t get to see all their creations. At least not officially.

Here’s another Tailor Made Ferrari F12 Berlinetta fully customized to fulfill the customer’s every wish. He, or she, o …

Date Added: 27/01/2015

Goodbye Freelander, Disco Sport

On the very day the Land Rover Freelander 2 featured here was delivered for review by Motor Blogger, the very first Discovery Sport – the replacement for the venerable compact all-rounder – rolled off the production line. This doesn’t mean that reviewing the out-going car is a waste of time though because it continues to have much to recommend it as a great used car buy.6 300x192 Goodb …

Date Added: 19/01/2015

Snooper DVR-3HD Dashboard

If I had mumbled on about dashboard cameras just a couple of years back you probably would have stared into your screen with clueless eyes. However, devices such as the Snooper DVR-3HD that I’ll be testing today, have risen significantly in popularity over the last couple of years and are now a must-have piece of in-car tech for savvy motorists.

The rise of the dashboard camera …

Date Added: 19/01/2015

Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas

It’s that time of year again, the Christmas lights are up, the gritters are out and the elves are busy preparing Santa’s sleigh for its magical annual voyage. It’s also the time of year for giving and we all know that finding the perfect gift for that special someone can be a mission and a half. However, if that special someone is in to cars then, you’re in look as we’ve just finished te …

Date Added: 19/01/2015

Drivers are Absolutely Filthy

Britain You Should be Ashamed of Yourselves! It turns out there’s some seriously dirty driving going on out there; and by that we don’t mean undertaking on the motorway or middle land hogging… A new survey conducted by Intelligent Car Leasing has revealed some eye opening statistics on how regularly drivers in the UK actually give their car a full clean inside and out. What We Asked th …

Date Added: 11/12/2014

Nissan Pulsar Nismo Revealed

Nissan reveals a hot Nismo concept of its new Pulsar hatchback at the Paris Motor Show

The new Nissan Pulsar hatchback has officially been given the Nismo treatment, with a sizzling hatch concept revealed at the Paris Motor Show today.

Spied at the Nurburgring earlier this week during an official Nissan photoshoot, the VW Golf GTI-rivalling Pulsar Nismo has finally been …

Date Added: 07/10/2014

IPA for Inspecting Correction

How to Mix IPA for Inspecting Correction Results
Do not chemically strip FRESH PAINT. Fresh paint has not fully cross-linked, dried and hardened. Introducing any type of solvent to the surface and allowing it to dwell could have a negative effect on the paint.
Note: The below article is NOT an …

Date Added: 04/09/2014

Waxstock 2014 CarChem

CarChem Wax Stock


Show and Shine Competitions. Every year we hold two Show and Shines. The first is the Detailing World SHOWDOWN, probably the UK’s most rigorous Show and Shine event, judged by a panel of experts with a sophisticated ‘weighted’ points judgin …

Date Added: 25/07/2014

Waxstock 2014

Welcome to the Official Waxstock 2014

Waxstock 27th July 2014 - Shop 'n' Shine Welcome Shop 'n' Shine We’ve recently added several new resellers from around the globe Including Spain, Poland and of course the UK, we wanted to take this opportunity to welcome them to the CarChem …

Date Added: 18/07/2014

Save 15 @ Excel Car Care

For this weekend one of our trusted re-sellers is offering a massive 15% discount on their full range of CarChem products. Excel Car Care has been a re-sellers of CarChem for over a year and is an established and trusted re-seller of our products. so please shop with confidence while making a saving this weekend. There are no codes needed the discount will be shown when all your items are ad …

Date Added: 06/06/2014

CarChem May Event Buy.

CarChem May Group Buy. With a new month sees a new group buy, for the next month we will be offering you the ability to personalise your shampoo by the way of naming it, the shampoo is based on our 2014 award winning formulation 1900:1 (water:product) but for this group buy we have removed the standard red colouring and left it the natural colour of golden and replaced the strawberry scent w …

Date Added: 02/05/2014

fallout remover

Back again with another great long weekend deal.

iron fall out remover

For the next 4 days you can save up to 45% on our Iron Fallout Removal product, -REVOLT-, Simply choose the size of the product you require from the links below …

Date Added: 17/04/2014

Bank Holiday April 2014

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Date Added: 15/04/2014

Nominated for Product

Enjoy 20% saving on us as a thank you for the nomination in this years Shampoo Product of the Year 2014 by members of Detailing World. This was CarChem's first official product nomination by the member's of the detailing forum, who's passion is to only use high quality car care products to achieve the best possible finish every time. CarChem where in competition against some of the worlds ma …

Date Added: 21/03/2014


CarChem Ltd UK Manufacturing Car Care Products



This weekend Ca …

Date Added: 15/03/2014

CarChem Startup Valeting Kit

The Team at CarChem have come up with a tremendous car care kit again this week. The above kit will offer you all the accessories you will need for a safer, scratch and swirl free automotive wash.

Starting With:

Washmitt: CarChem lambswool wash mitt will pamper your paintwork and is ideal for sensitive finishes that mark easily. Gentle washing action of genuine lambswoo …

Date Added: 21/02/2014

Wash & Wax from CarChem UK

Wash & Wax is the perfect way to clean and shine your car's finish in-between waxing, boosting your protection, glossiness and shine!

Wash Mitt Made from the finest 100% natural wool we could source, the CarChem Sheepskin Wash Mitt is the preferred choice of detailers around the world.

Surface dirt is drawn up into the super soft fibres and fall away during the rins …

Date Added: 13/02/2014

How to use a Clay Bar Kit

Auto detailing clay is used to remove dust, dirt, industrial fallout, acid raid, and other contaminants from your car's exterior surfaces. Known as "claying," the process involves removing particles that stick to the clay when it is rubbed along the car's surface. Claying is most commonly used on paint, but also works on glass, fiberglass, and metal. When done properly, claying is non-abrasi …

Date Added: 24/01/2014

Car care products go bespoke

Fleet leasing companies and motor dealerships looking for ways to show their competitors a clean pair of heels could have a new option thanks to UK based car care and car cleaning products manufacturer, CarChem who have launched a service that allows firms to create their own, branded ranges of car cleaning products.
The firm says that "TailorMade By Ca …

Date Added: 22/01/2014

Tailor Made , Bespoke Car Care

FOR THIS WEEKEND ONLY! Purchase all three of the Tailor Made By CarChem Products, Shampoo, Multi Purpose Cleaner and Car Scent and SAVE £12.00. Making the MPC and Car Scent £1 each. About Tailor Made: Creating something that is truly bespoke is all part of the CarChem experience. The “Tailor Made By CarChem” service provides the freedom to tailor your product completely to your ta …

Date Added: 17/01/2014

2014 Subaru Impreza WRX STI

2014 Subaru Impreza WRX STI to go on sale in the UK

In a move that will thrill anyone who grew up idolizing Colin McRae, Subaru have announced that the new Subaru Impreza WRX STI will make it to Britain.
 < …

Date Added: 15/01/2014

Most Expensive Car Wax

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A detailer from Fife in Scotland is offering what is thought to be the worlds most expensive car wax and det …

Date Added: 14/01/2014

Car-Chem TailorMade Car Shampoo

Car-Chem TailorMade Car Shampoo
Introducing the new TailorMade service from CarChem, (Showcase Product).
Why have we released this product? We have released this bespoke shampoo to s …

Date Added: 13/01/2014

Car-Chem Shampoo Review

Car-Chem Tailor Made Shampoo Review
What is It??? TailorMade By CarChem is an incredibly advanced car shampoo that breaks down even the toughest dirt and road grime without compromising wax protection. The "TailorMade By CarChem" formula provides a rich, luxurious foam that's gentle on all paint types. The UK engineered formula was designed to leave beh …

Date Added: 13/01/2014

CarChem Valeting and Detailing

CarChem Valeting and Detailing
Car Vehicle Valeting, CarChem Car Detailing (eg CarChemCar Cleaning) Valeting seems to be used to mean general washing of the vehicle both interior and exterior. Whereas …

Date Added: 10/01/2014

Winter Protection Suggestions

How can I protect my car against the winter elements?
We can help in choosing a CarChem sealant or wax to use for your winter protection, we have plenty of options available, and we hope the following information will give you a greater understanding of our range.
We have put together the following in order to make the process a little bi …

Date Added: 11/10/2013

CarChem SnowFoam

Detailing world thread, 

carchem snow foam review detailing world


CarChem Snow Foam

Date Added: 04/09/2013

CarChem Mini Range

CarChem Summer fruits shampoo is a limited run, exclusive to our newsletter and social media followers. Packed with 6 x 100ml shampoo's they all contain an AMAZING individual Scent, with a bonus of no harmful ingredients meaning these shampoo's won't harm any previous layers of wax. They are designed to provide a fantastic finish to your cars paint after washing. They all bring life back to …

Date Added: 30/08/2013

Car Chem Leather Cream

Leather is “living” just like your skin. Without the correct treatment, just like your skin it will form cracks, tears and dry out. Car Chem have released their very own leather treatment cream.


Unlike many leather feeds that come in spray bottle form Car Chem’s is literally like a moisturising cream that can be put on by hand. What’s even better is that …

Date Added: 25/07/2013


CarChem Microfibre Towels


FREE DRYING TOWEL WEEKEND* Spend £10 or more - and add one of the above towels to your shopping basket and receive it for FREE. 

HO …

Date Added: 30/06/2013

We Supply car detailing

We Supply car detailing , car care polishes, car valeting products that will take care of your car care needs. we have wide range of products that need to clean your car.

Looking for a Clean Car ? Why dont you clean your car with known brand CarChem. We have a variety of car polishes, car waxes and car valeting products in stock at great prices. Our branded car polishes will give …

Date Added: 24/06/2013

Waxybox whats in yours?


A box full of surprises…….!


Posted on June 3, 2013by Kerry ….

A new name in the car detailing world and one that has just registered on my radar. Waxybox started out in October 2012 and have been going from strength to strength, ever since. Each month you can order a waxybox for £15 with free delivery. Each bo …

Date Added: 05/06/2013

20% off all weekend

carchem discount code


20% off everything...

As the CarChem boss is sunning himself on his holidays,

i'm going to treating you all, this weekend we have 20% off everything in our online store. @

Just …

Date Added: 24/05/2013

Website Server Move

Customer INFO,

Today we have some very important news regarding our hosting services that will effect the CarChem Website.

In an effort to provide you with better customer service and also to make an effort to reduce our carbon footprint as much as possible, we have made the decision to move all of our servers and networking infrastructure to a n …

Date Added: 16/05/2013

Car Chem Interior Cleaner

This review was taken from Detailing World and shows the power of our inteior cleaner, in action, many thanks to Laura @ Triumph Dealer, Team Roberts

So I bought some Car Chem Interior Cleaner and thought i'd put it to t …

Date Added: 10/05/2013

Remove Bird Muck

It’s happened to nearly all of us, walking to your car to find that it’s been given a lucky blessing by a passing bird, or judging by some dropping I’ve seen, a flying elephant. Some times these droppings can be quickly removed with a damp cloth and you can get on with your day, however there are some bird’s droppings that seem to have spot welded themselves to the cars paintwork. He …

Date Added: 26/04/2013

Detailing Valeting Kit

detailing starter kit for a new age detailer from CarChem

Date Added: 14/03/2013



"Hi Stephen For many years i have cleaned my cars to a standard which i thought was quite high, and always used valet products such as AutoGlym, Turtle Wax, Zi …

Date Added: 18/02/2013

Meguiars DA Power System

The Meguiars DA Power System is another innovative product from Meguiars that will change the way you detail your car. The Meguiars DA Power System attaches to any standard household drill that operates between 1,500 – 2,500 RPM and turns it into a paint-polishing tool with the orbit of a dual action polisher. Precision engineered gears provide rugged durability. Thanks to a vast selection …

Date Added: 11/02/2013

Safe Online Shopping

Great News!

CarChem Offer Safe Online Shopping...

Online Security should be everyone's top priority when shopping online. CarChem take this very seriously and that is why each time you shop with us and pay …

Date Added: 08/02/2013

Lasting Wax Applications

Considering paste waxes are the most commonly used from of temporary paintwork protection, wouldn’t it be great if the visible benefits of an application lasted longer than just a few weeks? Aside from swapping out your carnauba for a longer lasting paint sealant, there’s one quick step you can take to extend the life of your wax layer. Keep reading and boost the resiliency of your next …

Date Added: 23/01/2013

Bespoke Car Care

CarChem Ltd would like to publicise a statement regarding how we operate, here at CarChem Ltd ( and ,not to be mistaken for companies with a similar name) we are lucky e …

Date Added: 19/01/2013

AutoTrader Review Waterless


Not all hosepipe bans have been lifted, so a waterless wash is still essential for many drivers to keep their cars clean. Makers have flooded the market with sprays, and the latest are Car-Chem and G-3.
We rated them against Eco Touch – our reigning Best Buy. A month’s worth of muck had built up on our test car’s tailgate – dri …

Date Added: 02/01/2013

Detailing World CarChem

We have just had two glowing reviews from one of our customers @ Detailing World, In both reviews you will see our products being used and how effective they are


Link 1 is for our Snow Foam

htt …

Date Added: 02/01/2013

FREE Grit Guard OR Drying Towel

Car-Chem New Year, New Shampoo Offer.

Purchase from our website,

Luxury Car Shampoo Concentrate 500ml and add either Deluxe Drying Towel £7.49 or Grit Guard* £7. …

Date Added: 30/12/2012

Manufacturer of Chemicals

Manufacturer of Chemicals

Date Added: 24/12/2012

The Christmas Holidays

The Christmas Holidays are nearly upon us, and, like you, our CarChem staff are looking forward to a well-deserved rest over the coming days.

Before we break for festivities we would like to take the opportunity to thank all of our customers for their support throughout 2012.

This year has been an important one for supporting …

Date Added: 18/12/2012


Car Chem Anti Fog The Anti-Fog is part of the Car-Chem Glass Care range, designed to improve your visibility when driving. Anti-fog is specifically designed to eliminate interior condensation, fogging and steaming, caused by wet weather, high humidity & temperatures changes.


Date Added: 15/12/2012

Hard Shell By CarChem

CarChem - Car-Chem

Everyone knows a car always looks the best right after a fresh coat of wax.



Hard Shell is a unique organic paint sealant developed to provi …

Date Added: 09/12/2012

Valeting Equipment and Chemicals


With many years of experience in the Car Care industry, Car-Chem Ltd supplies high quality products and service to customers throughout the local area. Set up in 2009, the business is located in Newstead Village (Nottingham).
The business manufactures reliable car care products that are high in quality and are ide …

Date Added: 24/11/2012

SEO Car Chem


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Date Added: 20/11/2012

How to Fix Your Paint

Car-Chem Detailing Guru and Friend... 

That's right boys and girls, The Junkman has went and made paint correction so easy, a caveman could do it! In the following videos, I cover the entire process from start to finish. The first two videos are worth their weight in gold for the information alone. I don't even start working on the paint until the third video but the amount o …

Date Added: 10/11/2012

Paint Decontamination

Decontaminating a car’s paint finish is an often overlooked detailing step yet very necessary to achieving a flawless finish. ‘Step 1’ in the exterior automotive detailing process consists of a thorough initial washing (preferably using the two-bucket wash method) with a product that will remove any existing sacrificial protection (any prior existing wax or sealant) plus any basic paint co …

Date Added: 09/11/2012

Fifth Gear Detailing Car Wash

5 Grand Detailing, Valeting, Snow Foam, Washing a Car, Swirl Marks, Scratch, Detailing Cley, Drying Towels, Buckets, Grit Guard, 5k, Wash-Mitt, Lambs Wool,2BM, 2 Bucket Method, Correction, Paint Work, Wax, 

Date Added: 18/10/2012

New Mk6 Vauxhall Astra VXR


New Mk6 Vauxhall Astra VXR Handed To Milltek's Technicians
The previous generation Astra Mk5 VXR was a big sales hit for both Vauxhall and UK-based performance exhaust specialists Milltek Sport whose turb …

Date Added: 17/10/2012

Mindset of a Professional


Originally posted on ShowCarGarage on 11-08-2005, 11:45 PM
When it comes to detailing cars for profit there are three general camps, 
Production work
High-end work
Show Car Detailing
A lot of detailers start out doing production …

Date Added: 30/08/2012

Iron Removing Spray




Highly effective, wheel cleaner and iron remover. This formulation is also effective and safe for use on cars painted surfaces and will not damage clear coats also known as lacquer.

By using Revolt as a preventative measure, it puts a stop to body work corrosion, our product contains a chemical ingred …

Date Added: 30/08/2012



You should start the washing process by hosing off any loose dirt and grime using a hose or a pressure washer. You should then use a dedicated wheel cleaner to clean the tyres and rims using a wash mitt or a dedicated wheel brush, take your time to remove all of the brake dust, if you miss some …

Date Added: 14/08/2012

Wheel Wizard


Who We Are
Eliminating Wheel Damage
One of our technicians repairing a wheel in a mobile workshop.
Wheel Wizard has been at the forefront of the development of cutting-edge Alloy Wheel Reconditioning technologies. Our exclusive Alloy Wheel Reconditioning process does not conceal Alloy Wheel damage they rem …

Date Added: 06/08/2012

REVOLT - Iron Removal

Highly effective, car paint and wheel cleaner (safe for all wheels including aluminium/Chromes/Anodized and alloys).


This formulation is also effective and safe for use on all car surfaces and will not deteriorate clear coats.

This preventative measure puts a stop to corrosion; it contains a unique chemical ingredient that effectively dissolves th …

Date Added: 06/08/2012

Car-Chem Newsletter

Click Expand below to view our latest News Update. E-Newsletter. As you have access to the internet, why not join our new E-Newsletter mailing list?

Date Added: 05/08/2012

Measuring Car Wash Solution

Measuring Car Wash Solution - The Dixie Cup Method 
When it comes to washing a car, I know most people don't measure their car wash solution because they don't have a system in place to measure the car wash solution accurately for the size of bucket they use and the amount of water they place in the bucket.
So w …

Date Added: 30/07/2012

Tesco slashes 50ppl off


Motorists can save up to 50 pence per litre on fuel prices at Tesco using vouchers collected in store
Fancy paying less than 100 pence per litre (ppl) at the pumps? The latest supermarket forecourt deal could let you do just that.
Upping the ante in the fuel prices war, supermarket giant Tesco is no …

Date Added: 25/07/2012

Car-Chem Blog

Date Added: 20/07/2012

Most Searched Detailing Adwords


grit guard and bucket, gold class shampoo, poorboys black hole, lake country ccs pads, nxt generation car wash ,bucket with grit guard, bucket and grit guard, valet pro bilberry, poorboys blackhole, bucket grit guard, car detailing products uk, lake country ccs, detailing products uk, car cleaning products uk, car cle …

Date Added: 16/07/2012

Bespoke Manufacturing


Bespoke Manufacturing

At Car-Chem we recognise and understand that all companies have individual requirements and taste and therefore we offer a tailored service securing your product with ourselves with a contract of manufacturing, giving you peace of mind that we do-not offer that product to anyone else with your colour or fragrance.

Date Added: 16/07/2012

479bhp Courtenay Astra VXR

Last month’s Total Vauxhall saw a fantastic 8 page feature on Wayne’s 479bhp Courtenay modified Astra VXR. The spec and cover are a few posts down on our blog.
For those of you who missed it, here is the article in full. For those who didn’t relive it again!!
Just click on the image below to open up a pdf file …

Date Added: 12/07/2012


Here at we are not affiliated to any car care product or manufacturer, we are run car care enthusiasts, car care enthusiasts, with a little help from techy guys;
Our inspiration for the m …

Date Added: 12/07/2012

Key Detailing Adwords


car cleaning products, car polish, car valeting, car polisher, car valeting products, car polish reviews, car care, mobile car valeting, car cleaning kit, car shampoo,car wash business, valeting, mobile valeting, car care products, megs car care, car cleaning, car wash franchise, car valet uk, …

Date Added: 12/07/2012

Bespoke Manufacturing

For years Car-Chem have formulated and manufactured top class Car Care products under private label for the trade. Now we are bringing our name to the market...You no longer have to search around and pay the earth for a decent product, it doesn’t matter if you like spending hours on detailing or 10 minutes with a quick and simple wash we have the products to suit you.
&nbs …

Date Added: 12/07/2012

Pagani Huayra:

Chris Harris flies to Italy to be one of the first journalists behind the wheel of the new Pagani Huayra. A 24 hour trip to Modena and a proper drive in the 730hp Huayra.

Date Added: 11/07/2012

Lift Hosepipe


The final four water companies with hosepipe bans have announced they are lifting them with immediate effect.
South East Water, Sutton and East Surrey Water, Veolia Water Central and Veolia Water Southeast said the restrictions that have been in place since early April have now ended following the “abnormally heavy rainfall” that h …

Date Added: 10/07/2012

Lamborghini Aventador | Purple

We heard through the grapevine about this stunning Lamborghini Aventador a couple of days ago... so we just had to shoot down there and whip the cameras out. Enjoywww.c …

Date Added: 10/07/2012


DC and Ken Block present Gymkhana FIVE: Ultimate Urban Playground; San Francisco.

Shot on the actual streets of San Francisco, California, GYM5 features a focus on fast, raw and precise driving action. Filmed over four days, director Ben Conrad and his team are back to work on their second Gymkhana production and delivered the entire city of San Francisco as Ken Block's personal …

Date Added: 09/07/2012

Wax Content



very informative information on wax volume.



Easter gave me the opportunity to get busy on the stove and try and address some of the issues about carnauba. After all, we had got a lot of questions …

Date Added: 09/07/2012

Optimum No-Rinse


(1) Introduction
This missive was written for V2 of ONR and is also valid with V3. Arrival of
V3 in the UK is imminent, however, there is little or no loss of value by 
buying V2 of ONR!
Optimum No-Rinse is one product in our armoury of cleaning materials that 
appea …

Date Added: 06/07/2012



Expert advice.
Get car care hints and tips from the demos and a masterclass or two. See a car wax being made. Tap up pro detailers for advice, or share your expertise with others. Forum guru DaveKG will be holding his Em …

Date Added: 06/07/2012

Car Chem

Guard Insert. The raised radial surface fits in the bottom of any 3-5 gallon bucket and extracts grit from your wash mitt or sponge when you drag it across the Guard. The dirt settles at the bottom of the bucket so your wash water stays clean. The Guard has a radial grid surface that scrapes dirt out of your mitt or sponge. Four quadrants at the base of the Guard calm the wash water and hold …

Date Added: 05/07/2012

Care Instructions - Microfibres


Care Instructions - Microfibres
Care Instructions for Microfiber Towels.
Please wash before first use
Towels can be washed by hand or in a washing machine
Maximum temperature of 60 degrees C or 140 degrees F
&nb …

Date Added: 05/07/2012

Amazon Review


1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Product and value, 11 Jan 2012
By Ian Pearse - See all my reviews
This review is from: Car wash and polish by CarChem - Valeting Kit
Got given this set, and must say its absolutely fantastic. Cleaned my van top to …

Date Added: 04/07/2012

How-To… Use A Clay Bar

Why use a clay bar? Ingrained into the painwork of most cars, even new ones straight from the dealer sometimes, are dirt and contaminates from the air and road. Over time these build up in your paintwork and will make it feel rough, even after it’s been waxed. Clay bars take out those imperfections and the paint will then feel like polished glass. Smooth, in other words.

How oft …

Date Added: 04/07/2012

Car-Chem Autoexpress review


Budget buy: Car-Chem Car Wash (White)
Price: £6.90 (500ml)
Rating: ★★★★
This gets off to a great start, as it’s the cheapest on test by £2. We thought the short, fat bottle’s spray nozzle was good, too, misting a useful amount o …

Date Added: 04/07/2012

Good wash 2 bucket method

In this thread I hope to explain some good practices for washing a car that help in the prevention of inflicting swirl marks to paint.  

Whats Wrong With A Sponge?
Millions of p …

Date Added: 04/07/2012

What Is Detailing

Detailing is a lot more than a normal car wash and involves a number of stages that include decontaminating, rejuvenating and the protection of different surfaces on the vehicle to achieve a show car finish.

Decontaminating removes bonded contaminants e.g. tar, tree sap, industrial fallout also existing polish and waxes from the vehicles paint which a normal wash fails to achiev …

Date Added: 04/07/2012