The Importance of Chrome Rim Care
Chrome rims are one of America’s favorite car customizations. They are sleek and shiny, making any vehicle stand out anywhere it goes. However, like any other part of your car, they need to be cleaned to keep their coveted look.
Chrome is a soft material that is susceptible to the abrasive properties of brake dust and other substances. When you let abrasive chemicals to accumulate a long time, they will ruin the shiny look of your chrome rims. Don’t allow your rims to become a victim of neglect.
Vehicle’s Wheels & Rims Care
Whether you recently acquired new rims or just want to maintain the beauty of your original factory wheels, there are three primary steps to follow.
Spray your rims with water from a hose to remove loose brake dust, dirt, and grime.
Grab your chrome wheel cleaner of preference and individually coat your wheels down in a uniform manner with the cleaner. Remember to avoid using an acidic wheel cleaner that will dull the finish of your wheels. Instead, use alkaline/basic formulas. Next, with the help of a soft wheel brush (that has non-abrasive bristles), remove any remaining brake dust and grime.
To dry the rims, use a soft cloth to prevent unwanted water spots from developing. Then, you can apply a coat of wax. When the wax dries, wipe it off with a soft cloth. This will slow the buildup of brake dust and give your rims the shine that you love!
Chrome rims can be a significant investment for any car owner. They look great and can add value to your ride. With adequate care, they will keep their brilliant finish for years to come!
You can always care for your wheels hassle-free by bringing your car to Mike’s Auto Spa in Westminster, CO. Our professional auto detailers will happily help you to keep your chrome wheel in pristine condition. Browse our website to learn about our car wash packages.