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      11-23-2011, 03:43 PM   #1
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Using regular towels to upkeep detailing?

If I plan on having my car detailed by professionals 4x a year with top of the line products. If I use a regular towel to wipe off sap, bugs, bird poop, etc between detailings and washes; will I damage the man's work? Just wondering if microfibers were required 100% of the time.
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      11-23-2011, 05:21 PM   #2
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Paper towels are not good as they are made from wood fibers. A soft cotton towel is OK as long as you use a lubricant like Quick Detailer so you don't mar the finish.
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      11-23-2011, 06:28 PM   #3
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If I plan on having my car detailed by professionals 4x a year with top of the line products. If I use a regular towel to wipe off sap, bugs, bird poop, etc between detailings and washes; will I damage the man's work? Just wondering if microfibers were required 100% of the time.
DON'T DO THIS!!!!! Get some proper plush microfiber detailing cloths.

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Microfiber towels are cheap. Use them to wipe your car as stated above.

avoid regular hand/bath towels and definitely avoid paper towels. (I don't even use those on windows as they leave smears).
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Microfiber towels are cheap. Use them to wipe your car as stated above.

avoid regular hand/bath towels and definitely avoid paper towels. (I don't even use those on windows as they leave smears).
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