How To Detail Your Car

Tools Needed for Detailing


This job is easy to do yourself, but requires patience and time, at least 4 to 8 hours. You will need the usual car-washing tools, but you also will need a few specialized tools. Depending on the level of detailing you want to achieve, here are some items to have on hand:

  • Bucket
  • Water
  • Soap
  • Sponges
  • Variety of rags
  • Variety of small brushes
  • Cotton-tipped sticks
  • Car wax
  • Chamois
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Upholstery and carpet stain cleaner
  • Canned air
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