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Video: Protecting Vital Fabrics From The Sun, Water, And Stains

Fri, Mar 17, 2017 | Posted by:

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Fabrics are all over our cars… inside on seats, door panels, headliners, carpets, and more and outside woven into convertible tops. So protecting fabric is a critical task. We have developed a great, easy-to-use product that beads water, guards against fading due to the sun’s UV rays, and provides excellent stain resistance.

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Video: A Cavalcade of Car Care Questions

Wed, Mar 8, 2017 | Posted by:

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Got car care questions? Here are a few videos of our own FAQs. These were taken from the Q&A page of our website but if the videos inspire you to ask a question yourself please do so in the comment section below. We will get you a quick answer and your inquiry may end up […]

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Tech: How To Beat The Challenges Of Surface Decontamination

Wed, Jan 25, 2017 | Posted by:

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Decontamination is a buzz word of sorts in the car care world. Creating the purist, deepest clean possible is at its root. Contaminants can be as simple as dust, dirt, and bird droppings or as complex as embedded or sub-surface impurities including tree sap, water spots, bug jerky, and fallout.

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Video: Selecting A Wax

Fri, Dec 16, 2016 | Posted by:

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This video is stuffed to the gills with useful information and detailing tips concerning the differences between wax types in terms of ingredients, color refinement, and the durability of the protection they provide. You’ll get insider information on how to pick the one that’s right for the paint on your car. Check it out.

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Video: Cadillac of Creepers

Tue, Dec 13, 2016 | Posted by:

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One of our legacy products, the Cadillac of Creepers has nine generations of evolutionary advancement under its wheels. If you are like us and appreciate those lowdown and dirty jobs like oil and filter changes, greasing, suspension adjustments, and brake inspections, you’ll understand the importance of a plush-padded creeper. Meet the best.

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Everything You Need To Know About Griot’s Garage Spray-On Detailers

Tue, Dec 6, 2016 | Posted by:

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Living life in the fast lane can make it tough to take care of your car. Hustle and bustle can often trump hose and bucket. Our spray-on detailers are a quick and thorough way to buy time until you’re able to downshift and enjoy some garage therapy washing and waxing your car. We have three […]

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Headlight Restoration: Clearing Your Way To Safer Driving

Tue, Oct 25, 2016 | Posted by:

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Chalky, hazed, and cloudy headlights add years to the look of your car and can seriously impair your vision. You don’t have to live with them. I just bought my son a Subaru WRX. It was the cheapest, still-running WRX on Craigslist… it had 200,000 miles on the clock and it looked the part. The […]

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From Matte To Amazing: An Astonishing Transformation

Fri, Oct 14, 2016 | Posted by:

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We get all manner of customer feedback here at The Garage and photos of customer’s cars rank among our favorites. We recently received some pictures of a transformation so incredible we had to pass them along. They’re from Ted S. of Atlanta, Georgia and here’s what he had to say…

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Video: Surface Prep Mitts

Tue, Jun 7, 2016 | Posted by:

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There are numerous advantages to choosing our mitt over a clay bar. The mitt’s unique diamond-patterned polymer surface measures 5 1/2″ x 7 1/2″ and is seven times larger than a 3″ x 3″ clay bar, so you can cover more ground faster. Further the polymer matrix lasts 10 times longer than a clay bar, […]

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Video: PFM Terry Weave Drying Towel

Thu, May 26, 2016 | Posted by:

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This towel is a Griot’s Garage exclusive. We searched for the most advanced microfiber weave we could find and, in the process, introduced a new kind of microfiber to the automotive industry. The innovation is the terry weave, more precisely the density and length of the loops used in the weave. A longer nap means […]

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Seal The Deal: Picking The Best Paint Protection

Fri, Jan 16, 2015 | Posted by:

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Sealing the finish on your ride is critical. Doing so ensures all those hours spent claying and polishing are protected against the elements, car washes, and the rays of the sun. We have five advanced-formula products that offer a slightly different user experience as they take your paint to the Promised Land.

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Picking The Right Tire Dressing

Thu, Jan 8, 2015 | Posted by:

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Dressings beautify vinyl, rubber, and plastic with a finishing sheen and often contain protectants to ward off UV damage. Introduced over 20 years ago, Vinyl & Rubber Dressing was the first such product from Griot’s Garage. Since then, we’ve developed a number of others. This article will help you select the best dressings to suit […]

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Ergo Wave: Why It Rocks!

Wed, Nov 12, 2014 | Posted by:

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All scrubbers are not created equal. The remarkable versatility of our Ergo Wave Foam Scrubber makes it a true standout. But just how is the Ergo Wave such an accomplished cleaning device while still being gentle enough to use on multiple surfaces? It comes down to premium foam, savvy design, and the products you use.

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Virtues Of Our 5.5 Inch Foam Pads Explained

Tue, Aug 26, 2014 | Posted by:

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Buffing pads are as critical to paint correcting as tires are to a race car’s performance. Like a tire, a pad interacts with a stable surface, impacting how energy is managed including grip, firmness, rigidity, and heat management. All these attributes have a major effect on your paint finishing results, so choosing wisely is imperative.

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Picking The Right Pad… Micro Fiber Vs. Foam

Thu, Jun 26, 2014 | Posted by:

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The product development team has been on the rev limiter and new gear has been coming at us like pylons on a slalom course. Their revision of our foam pads and creation of a new line of micro fiber pads are sure to raise questions. Here’s some insights and answers to help you pick the right […]

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