Originally Posted by gthal
If you are having a detailer remove swirls (i.e. mechanically polish the car), I would be worried about having clearcoat failure after a couple of years. Every time you remove swirls (if you are getting a polish) removes a thin layer of clearcoat. Normally, it wouldn't matter but if you are doing this every month, 3 years or 36 polishes later, you run the risk of having issues. You might be fine but it would make me VERY nervous.
For me personally I always wash and detail my own car. Just not a fan of watching someone else touch it.