Meguiar’s offers a variety of products to meet the wide range needs of demanding users. Whether you are a do it yourself enthusiast or a highly trained professional, Meguiar’s has a selection of products, pads and accessories that will solve your every need. To help choose the best product, call our Customer Care Center @ 800-347-5700 6 days a week, or utilize our Product Advisor.
If you are looking for “best protection”, then an advanced synthetic polymer product like Meguiar’s Ultimate Wax will give you the best protection.
Whether you are working by hand, orbital or DA Polisher, swirls and scratches can be removed easily using a clear coat safe “paint cleaner” like Meguiar’s Ultimate Compound. Never use harsh traditional style compounds, as they can damage / haze a modern clear coat finish.
Prior to waxing, wash and dry your car thoroughly, then inspect the surface by using your eyes and hands. If the finish feels rough, Meguiar’s Smooth Surface Clay Kit will be the best solution prior to waxing. If the finish has swirls, oxidation and/or stains, Meguiar’s Ultimate Compound will be the best choice prior to waxing. In some extreme cases, a car may need both Smooth Surface Clay Kit AND Ultimate Compound prior to waxing.
A clean, dry Meguiar’s Supreme Shine Microfiber Cloth is always recommended for removing polishes and waxes.
A liquid or paste wax will give the best protection and is simply a matter of preference for use. Spray waxes are great in when you are short on time, and they also act as a great “booster wax”.
The best solution for removing water spots on paint and even on glass is Meguiar’s Ultimate Compound. To avoid water spots, always wash and dry your car in the shade and make sure the surface is cool to the touch.
For light to moderate damage, Meguiar’s One Step Headlight Restoration Kit is the best choice. For moderate to severe damage, Meguiar’s Heavy Duty Headlight Restoration Kit is the best choice. For long term clarity. use Meguiar’s Headlight Protectant to help keep them looking like new and well protected from those harmful UV rays.
First, determine what type of wheels you have in order to use the correct wheel cleaner. For chrome wheels, Meguiar’s Hot Rims Chrome Wheel Cleaner is the best choice. For “factory” painted or coated wheels, Meguiar’s Hot Rims All Wheel & Tire Cleaner is the best solution. For aluminum, anodized or you are not sure of the type of wheels you have, Meguiar’s Hot Rims Aluminum Wheel Cleaner is the best choice.
A long lasting “protectant” like Meguiar’s Ultimate Black is the best product. To ensure longevity, clean the surface thoroughly using a safe vinyl cleaner prior to applying Ultimate Protectant.
No, clay will not remove swirls marks. Clay is designed to create a smooth surface by removing overspray, fallout and other above surface contaminants that are bonded to the surface prior to polishing and/or waxing a vehicle.
For maximum protection against the harmful environmental elements, we recommend waxing your car your car 3-4 / year. To help extend your wax protection, always use a wash designed for automotive use like Meguiar’s Ultimate Wash & Wax. Using household detergents will only strip wax protection and promote oxidation.