Here at AQS, we are car people – we love cars. Part of the reason we work so hard to protect and maintain cars is so that we can continue to appreciate their beauty for years to come. Here, we’ve  dedicated a section of our website to imparting as much knowledge of the auto detailing and restoration process as possible. We want you to have a thorough understanding of how to take care of you car and an appreciation of what is involved in high quality detail and restoration work. We know that you love your car – let’s keep it looking beautiful, together!

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  • Photograph of various car wash tools including three 5 gallon buckets, wheel and spoke brushes, horse hair brushes, and a grit guard.
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    Proper Car Washing Technique
    July 8, 2013
  • Photograph showing an automobile bumper cover that appears to be painted a slightly different shade than the original factory color
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    Bumper Color that Doesn't Seem to Match the Original Factory Color
    September 11, 2013
  • Image of a race car, the Brimtek Motorsports #33 Volkswagen GLI
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    AQS Details Brimtek Motorsports #33 Volkswagen GLI Race Car
    September 18, 2013
  • A photograph of a clay bar towel used to remove contaminants from painted surfaces
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    Clay Bar: A Secret Weapon for Auto Detailing
    October 25, 2013
  • photograph of a car hood undergoing paint correction wet sanding
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    I Had My Car "Detailed" at the Car Wash
    December 18, 2013
  • a photograph of bird droppings causing etching on painted car surface
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    Bird Droppings and Paint Damage (Etching)
    March 14, 2014
  • An image of a green 1955 Chevrolet Belair with signs of rust and decay and the words, "It's not easy being green".
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    It's Not Easy Being Green
    August 8, 2014
  • Image of a classic Shelby Cobra polished and shined for the 2014 SEMA show
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    Paint Correction Explained: Compound, Polish, Wax, Sealant, Coating,...
    December 1, 2014
  • A Dodge Challenger in the AQS Opti-Coat PRO installation booth
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    Opti-Coat PRO and PRO+ Permanent Ceramic Coating Paint Protection
    September 25, 2015
  • Road chemicals used to pretreat for winter weather are damaging to automobile finishes.
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    How Road Salt and Deicing Chemicals Damage a Car's Finish
    January 29, 2016
  • Opti-Coat PRO Permanent Paint Protection Installed by Automotive Quality Solutions on a Porsche GT3
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    Opti-Coat PRO in Plain English
    March 24, 2016
  • XPEL Ultimate Paint Protection Film Installed on a 2016 Lamborghini Huracán at Automotive Quality Solutions in Ashburn, VA
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    XPEL Ultimate Film on a 2016 Lamborghini Huracán
    November 16, 2016
  • Vintage photograph of a smiling woman in sunglasses laying on a car
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    Get the Most for Your Used Car
    March 28, 2017
  • AQS Awarded the 2017 Innovative Business of the Year by Loudoun Chamber of Commerce - photo of trophies.
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    Innovative Business of the Year
    December 6, 2017
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    The Bane of the Grain: Preventing & Repairing Damage From Salt & Sand
    February 24, 2018
  • Dirtiest Car Contest - Winner Wins Big
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    Dirtiest Car Contest-- Winner Wins Big
    June 27, 2018
  • Opti-Coat Pro Plus vs. Ceramic Pro
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    Opti-Coat Pro Plus Versus Ceramic Pro (Spoiler Alert: Opti-Coat Pro Plus Wins)
    July 26, 2018
  • Choosing an Automotive Repair Facility
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    Choosing an Automotive Repair Facility
    October 25, 2018
  • The perfect blend of cars, cigars and automobile enthusiasts
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    The Perfect Blend of Cars, Cigars, and Automobile Enthusiasts
    November 9, 2018
  • Outsmart Sneaky Threats to Your Car's Paint This Winter
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    Outsmart Sneaky Threats to Your Car's Paint This Winter
    December 5, 2018
  • AQS Holiday Gift Guide
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    AQS Holiday Gift Guide (Almost as good as the Neiman Marcus Gift Guide)
    December 17, 2018
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    Why Use Paintless Dent Repair
    February 13, 2019