Tips for Protecting Your Car’s Paint in the Winter

Although winters in Temecula may not be as brutal as they are on the east coast, they still introduce more frigid weather than the rest of the year. For this reason, our team at Rancho Car Wash recommends taking certain precautions in order to keep your paint job looking great. Some of our top tips include:

1. Wash After Rain

When it rains, it’s important to have your car washed a couple of days later. This will help maintain the shine of your paint while getting rid of potential hard water stains.

2. Regularly Wash

In California, there are a lot of chemicals in the air from smog and pollution. For this reason, it’s important to keep your car washed all year, including in the summer. Fortunately, you don’t have to go outside when the temperatures are low. You can come to our drive-thru wash or have our professionals hand wash for you! This will rid the exterior of chemicals that can cause rust and wear down the shine of your paint.

3. Clean After Travel

After you travel, your car needs to be thoroughly cleaned, especially if you travel somewhere with snow. The salt that’s poured onto roads to help melt that snow can cause damage to paint if it’s not cleaned off within a reasonable amount of time.

4. Dry and Wax

Always make sure your car is dried after being washed in order to prevent hard water stains. To ensure even more protection for your paint, don’t forget to have it waxed on an occasional basis.

Stop by 1 of our locations today and see why we are voted Best Car Wash in Temecula

27378 Jefferson Ave
Temecula, CA 92590


Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Everyday

29766 Rancho California Rd
Temecula, CA 92591


Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Everyday

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