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Choosing the Right Tire Dressing

When it comes to tire dressings there are basically three options. Your high gloss look. The satin finish, or the matte finish. A recent poll by our friends at Detailing World asked the question, which is best? By a 6% margin, the satin finish won the day and matte came in last place with only… Read the full story

Should I wash my car in the winter?

While the salt and other ice melts used to keep your tires on the road are great for keeping you safe, these products kick up off the road and can do damage to your paint, windshield, and wheels. It is highly recommend washing these contaminants off your vehicle as soon as possible. It is important… Read the full story

Engine Detailing by On The Spot Mobile Detailing

Is engine detailing all for show?

There is no doubt that a clean and properly detailed engine looks great. The black plastics boxes and covers look brand new. The metal pipes shine with a mirror reflective and the engine block is grease free. It looks better than when you drove it off the lot. But is all that shine just about… Read the full story

Auto Upholstery Cleaning by On The Spot Before and After

What’s In Your Drivers Seat?

  The disgusting truth is, in the drivers seat of your vehicle lays a little bit of everything you have ever touched, sat on, and anything your legs or pants have come in contact with at any point of the day before getting behind the wheel. A driver’s seat like all seats in your vehicle,… Read the full story

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The Benefits of Regular Detailing

We would like to welcome our friend, Joe Seals, with SoCal Mobile Auto Detail, who will be making occasional guest posts on our blog. He has been detailing for many years, and brings a great level of experience and knowledge to pass onto our customers. We look forward to seeing what he has for us… Read the full story



It is important to use quality car wash and car wax products for your vehicle.  But, it’s just as important that you select the right products to remove the dirt and abrasives and apply the wax too.  Using low quality or dirty towels can be a major contributor to damaging your vehicle’s finish with fine… Read the full story


Washing – Choosing the best option

Keeping your vehicle looking good between details can be a challenge.  Bad weather, sun, and road grime, make it difficult to maintain the beauty of your recently detailed vehicle.  The single most important thing you can do during this period to keep your vehicle looking great is, giving your vehicle a “car wash”.  Although your vehicle was polished and… Read the full story


Pro Wash

Our first “Local Spotlight” company is Pro Wash Auto Spa. Pro Wash specializes in high quality, low cost hand car washes at their location in Columbia. By joining forces with On The Spot Mobile Detailing and sharing a space together we are able to offer all levels of car cleaning services, from hand washes up… Read the full story


Ambulance Detail

We were hired by MedTech to prepare a few ambulances for display at the EMS Today conference at the Baltimore Convention Center. EMS today is a gathering of EMS professionals from all over the country. They come together to participate in continuing education classes and to preview new advancements in supplies and technology. To learn… Read the full story

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Flood Vehicles

This past fall when Maryland, and much of the northern East Coast was hit with record rain falls, over flowing rivers and lakes cost many people their vehicles and sometimes much more. There were areas, such as Ellicott City, that roads became rivers, and anything in its path was washed away or completely flooded with… Read the full story